Coach LaGuardia is a Denver native who attended Bear Creek High School and the University of Northern Colorado. He returned to coach at Bear Creek High School as an offensive assistant. He later went on to Lakewood High School as a defensive coach. He spent 3 seasons at Lakewood High and during his tenure the football program won 2 league titles and played for a state championship.
Coach LaGuardia arrived at John F. Kennedy in 2014 and has coached multiple sports including softball, baseball, lacrosse, and football. In the 2015-2016 school year he was awarded a Denver Public Schools Coach of the Year award.
From 2015-2018 he was head coach of softball and lacrosse and his programs had zero ineligible athletes. Then as member of the football staff from 2017-2019, he was a defensive assistant and called the defensive plays for Varsity and JV. In those seasons the Commanders had 6 All League defensive selections and one league MVP. He is devoted to the students and loves the Commander community.
Coach LaGuardia is one of the Restorative Practice Coordinators at Kennedy High School. He currently resides in Denver with his wife Jessica.