Amaral is now in charge

Longtime college basketball coach will be Lions’ ninth skipper since 2000



LION KING—Mark Amaral, 54, is the new head coach of the Oaks Christian boys’ basketball team. Amaral, whose sons are Agoura High graduates, has been coaching the sport for 31 years. Courtesy of OSportsMark Amaral has been coaching basketball for 31 years.
He’s spent most of that time in the college ranks, including memorable stops at Pepperdine and UC Santa Barbara, and he’s worked with pros overseas.
For the first time in his career, he’ll be teaching the game to high school athletes.
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