Joe started helping out with Athletes Quest in the summer of 2008 and will continue to do so as long as possible. Coach Lopez was a student at Cal State University of Fullerton. He majored in Kinesiology with a focus on Sports Studies. His studies dealt with all aspects of Kinesiology: biomechanics, nutrition, pedagogy, sports performance and enhancement, physiology, psychology, etc.
He has also coached high school football for six years, four years at Sonora High School, and two at Los Amigos High School. There Coach Lopez coached positioned line backers and offensive line.
Coach Lopez took the 08-09 years off of coaching to focus on school, and he graduated in the spring of 2009 with a BS in Kinesiology. He plans on becoming a Physical Education/Health Science teacher, while still coaching at The Factory.