Coach McCoy graduated from Rancho Bernardo High School in 1996, where he was a member of the 1993 and 1995 CIF championship teams, and earned All-League and All-CIF honors. He attended St. Mary’s College, where he played football for the Gaels.
After earning his Master’s Degree at Columbia University, he taught history and coached football and baseball at Mira Costa High School, until he was able to return to his alma mater in 2007. Since he has been back at RBHS, he has been teaching history and has coached freshman baseball, and football on all three levels.
Tristan lives in Rancho Bernardo with his wife, Alisha, and his son, Mason (2).