John Sanchez enters his second season as an assistant coach and director of basketball operations with the MIT men's basketball program in 2018-19.
For the past five years, Sanchez spent his time playing professionally in various leagues throughout Mexico. The Carson, Calif. native attended St. John Bosco High School, where he was a three-year letter winner and was offered a partial scholarship to play basketball at Mayville State University. He finished his collegiate career at nearby Lesley University, where he was a two-time All-Conference selection and graduated in 2012 with a degree in environmental science.
He currently works as a physical education teacher at the Wang YMCA in downtown Boston.