Jesus joins the Southwest Desertcats with seven years of professional playing experience and over 20 years of coaching experience. His story of perseverance and drive is inspirational to many after his playing career was ended after being shot several times in the cross-fire of a robbery gone wrong in Mexico. He overcame paralysis, an amazing feat and went on to learn from some of the best growing and expanding his knowledge of the game. As a coach, he has won 4 TX State Championships earning back-to-back Texas State 2A Coach of the Year awards. He appeared at two World Universal Games, won a Bronze medal coaching the Women's Mexican National team and is the Founder/CEO of Pick and Roll Basketball Academy, and is a FIBA Licenced coach. He is the proud father of two beautiful daughters and happily married to his wife Denise.
Edgar is a lifelong resident of El Paso, TX and is a highly decorated retiree from the El Paso County Sheriff's Department. He is the recipient of the Sheriff's Life Saving Award, Cert. of Merit, Cert. of Accomodation, Sheriff's Academic Award, and the Cert. of Appreciation from the Military World Order of the World Wars. He obtained his Master's in Science Administration. Coach currently teaches Criminal Justice at Socorro High School. He is currenly going into his fifth year as a volunteer coach for three youth basektball teams. He is married to Gracie and together they have two sons.