Shawn Lokar
Shawn Lokar
Title: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Shawn Lokar is in his sixth season as an assistant coach with the Pomona-Pitzer Men's Basketball program in 2016-17, after helping the Sagehens to the SCIAC Tournament in each of his first three years.

Prior to joining the Pomona-Pitzer staff, Lokar had experience coaching at both the high school and collegiate levels in Southern California. After graduating from the University of La Verne in 2005, Lokar spent one season as an assistant basketball coach at Pomona High School and one as an assistant coach at San Dimas High School, before joining his alma mater as an assistant from 2007-09.

Lokar returned to San Dimas High School in 2009, where he spent two seasons before joining the Pomona-Pitzer staff in the fall of 2011.

A four-year member of the basketball team at La Verne, Lokar served as a team captain during his senior season, and also played on the baseball team for one season. He was a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) for the Leopards.

Lokar holds a bachelor's degree from La Verne in movement and sports science, graduating summa cum laude. He also earned his master's degree in kinesiology from CSU Fullerton in 2007.