Damon Gilliland

With VCS Since


Campus Location

Junior High Campus


Jr. High Athletic Director
Jr. High Physical Education
High School Baseball Head Coach


Phone:  480.900.7100 

Church Affiliation

Desert Springs Church


Damon Gilliland was born in San Diego and grew up most of his life in Northern California (San Jose-Sacramento), but spent his high school days in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

Damon has been married 30+ years to his wonderful wife Cindy. He has three married children, Kylie (Geoff), Taylor (Robin), and Wil (Vanessa), and has four grandsons.

His hobbies are football, baseball, golf, fishing, reading, traveling, and just hanging out with family. Damon is a Diehard Oklahoma Sooners Fan.

Prior to coming to VCS, Damon & his wife Cindy pastored a church they planted in their living room in Sacramento, CA over 15 years ago. During that time Damon continued to coach at the local high schools. Prior to the Lord calling him into full-time pastoral ministry Damon was a P.E. Teacher/Athletic Director, Football and Baseball Coach from 1980-2002 at Valley Christian High School (San Jose, Ca), Willow Glen High (San Jose, Ca), Yosemite High (Oakhurst, Ca), and Capital Christian High (Sacramento, Ca).

Damon comes to Valley with vast experience in teaching, coaching, leadership, and church pastoral ministry.



San Jose State University, Bachelor of Science (PE), 1979