Coach Largo was Navajo (Dine) born in Phoenix, AZ but raised on the Navajo Reservation near Hogback, New Mexico. His clans were of the Red Running into the Water Clan, born for the Water Flows Together Clan. His maternal grandfather is of the Bad Lands People Clan and his paternal grandfather is of the Mexican Clan. His parents are Sarah Lapahie Largo of Hogback, NM and Larry Lawrence Largo Sr. of Crownpoint, NM. His maternal grandparents are Cora Lapahie and Willie Lapahie. His paternal grandparents are Emma Smith and Hoskie Largo. Coach Largo graduated from Shiprock High School in Shiprock, New Mexico.
Coach Largo coached at St. Mary’s High School in Phoenix, Arizona. Coach Largo coached at St. Mary's High School from 1994 to 2007. During his 13 years at St. Marys, Coach Largo was the Assistant Basketball Coach for the Girl’s 5A-Division 1 Varsity Basketball team. Coach Largo's duties included working with the guards, forwards and post during practices, assisting with coaching duties during all games, maintaining player statistics and updating the SM Knights basketball web site. During the off season, Coach Largo assisted with the "Summer Knights" basketball team in summer leagues, camps and tournaments. SM Record (1994-2007): (2) AZ State Championships, (1) AZ State Runner-Up and (10) Regional Championships.
Coach Largo has worked basketball camps and clinics with the Tempe Eagles Basketball Camp at Scottsdale Community College (Scottsdale Arizona), Coach Pappas Basketball Clinic (Scottsdale, Arizona), Agua Fria High School Summer Basketball Camp (Avondale, Arizona), Native American Youth Basketball Camp (Scottsdale, Arizona), Howie Landa/Jennifer Gillom Basketball Camp (Phoenix, Arizona), Joan Bonvicini Basketball Camp (Tucson, Arizona), Native Stars Basketball program (Phoenix, Arizona), San Carlos Apache Tribe Wellness Center Basketball Camp (San Carlos, Arizona) and 5D Basketball Camp (Phoenix, Arizona).
Coach Largo created the Native American Basketball Tournaments (www.nativehoops.com) information website. This site was developed to promote Basketball Tournaments / Camps / Clinics from the United States to Canada. By networking with basketball organizers, basketball coaches and parents, we give our players more opportunities to participate in basketball tournaments, basketball camps and basketball clinics.
If you have any questions concerning the Native Stars Basketball program or the Native American Basketball Tournament site, you can email Melissa Largo at: firstname.lastname@example.org.