Coach LaPorte’s last 16 years of coaching were at SJND. His teams won two Division 1 State Championships back to back (1991 and 1992), three Northern California championships, and six North Coast Section titles. In 1997 his team finished second in the state for the year with a loss to Crenshaw of Los Angeles in the State Championship. In his coaching career at SJND he won 393 and lost 99 games. He finished his career as the 3rd winningest coach in California’s history. Frank helped develop All American high school players such as Calvin Byrd, Adrian Ealy and Jason Kidd. He passed away in September 1997.