Varsity Head Coach
Tony Pianto – Varsity Head Coach
Coach Pianto is beginning his 2nd year as the Varsity Head Coach at Branham High School. He served as a member of the Bruins Varsity Coaching staff in 2018. Prior to coaching at Branham, Coach Pianto, spent 13 years as a Head Coach at Westmont High School – 11 on Varsity and two on Frosh-Soph in 2005 and 2006. As a Varsity Head Coach at Westmont, Coach Pianto led the Warriors to a combined overall record of 191-130 (.598), including the school’s first-ever CCS Baseball Championship in 2017; Mt. Hamilton Division Championships in 2013 and 2016; and, seven consecutive CCS appearances from 2008-2014, the most in Westmont history. Coach Pianto led the Warriors to 20+ wins in five seasons. In 2013 Coach Pianto was named Coach of the Year in the Mt. Hamilton Division and was Nor-Cal Preps CCS Coach of the Year in 2017.
Coach Pianto was born and raised in San Jose and attended Archbishop Mitty High School and Mission College. He played four years of baseball at Archbishop Mitty and was named 1st Team All-League his senior year in the W.C.A.L. Coach Pianto recently retired as a Captain in the San Jose Fire Department. He lives in San Jose with his wife, Cathy and has two grown children, a son, A.J., and a daughter, Danielle.