Mrs. Maria Corte (Coach Corte)
Maria Corte attended Arizona State University where she received a Bachelor’s in Secondary Education with a Specialization in Physical Education. She received her Master’s Degree from the University of Phoenix in Education Administration. Maria has been teaching at Mesa High School since 1994 and has taught at ASU East-Polytechnic Campus in the physical education department. While teaching at Mesa High, Maria has developed fitness program and an Elite Fitness Club which serves as a model for other schools in the nation. She has also coached Varsity Volleyball, Track and Cheer. She started the Link Crew Program at Mesa High and was the sponsor for 5 years. She is currently the Elite Fitness Club and Senior Class sponsor. Maria was named the 2005 Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year for Arizona and the Southwest District.