Coach Maples is a Richmond native who played high school basketball at powerhouse Berkeley High School. He then played at Contra Costa College in the 2006/07 and 2007/08 seasons, garnering 1st team All Bay Valley Conference honors both years before receiving a scholarship to Bethany University in Scotts Valley, CA. Maples has been an assistant coach on the Comets staff since 2010/11 season. His primary duties are to assist the head coach with offensive and defensive systems, as well as scouting, training and skill development of guards, analytics and recruiting. He also heads up a video exchange with four-year coaches and the production of media content on the Comet’s Men’s Basketball social media accounts.