Thursday Mar 28 2013 comments Del Oro grad Verlin coaching at UOP -A +A Coach Ron Verlin, left, holds up the Big West Tournament trophy after University of the Pacific won the title recently at Honda Center in Anaheim. Ron Verlin, a Del Oro alum, has been an associate head coach at UOP for the last 19 years. Ron Verlin was named head coach of the UOP men's basketball team Tuesday. Ron Verlin has many memories of watching and playing basketball in the foothills. Ron Verlin is seen coaching at a recent Tigers basketball game.