Volunteer Assistant Coach
Marcos Molina was named a volunteer assistant with Barry University men's basketball team in August 2013.
Molina coached at Hialeah Gardens High from 2008-13, winning the Class 8A state championship in 2011-12. The Gladiators went 27-5 that season. He was named Florida State Coach of the Year, and earned the Miami-Dade County Coach of the Year honor from the Miami Heraldthat season. The Gladiators won the Greater Miami Athletic Conference city championship in 2012, as well as the Junior Orange Bowl Classic, a national tournament, in December of 2011.
In 2012-13, Hialeah Gardens won its second straight district title and made a second consecutive regional finals appearance. The Gladiators finished 24-5 in 2012-13, bowing out in the region championship game. He was named the RMF MagazineCoach of the Year in 2013.
Molina coached seven players at Hialeah Gardens who went on to play college basketball, including four at Barry University.
He also coached as an assistant at Coral Reef High from 2005-08. Molina was an assistant at Archbishop Carroll High from 2001-04. He has coached the Miami Tropics and Gold Coast/Team Miami AAU teams from 2012-13.
He played at Southwest Senior High from 1991-95.
Molina graduated from Nova Southeastern University in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in education. He is married to Veronica, and has two sons, Marcos and Manny, and daughter, Nicole. The Molinas live in Miami.