Category Archives: High School Football

Q&A with West Covina HC Mike Maggiore

Mike Maggiore was the head football coach at West Covina for 21 years before stepping down after the 2016 season. Maggiore led the Bulldogs to three CIF titles during that span including back to back championships in 2010 and 2011. He returned to West Covina as the HC in December. He played locally at Edgewood […]

Q & A with El Rancho HC Adrian Medrano

Adrian Medrano has been the head coach at his alma mater El Rancho for the last four years. Prior to that he was the HC at Bonita. Recently I had the opportunity to have a Q & A with him.

Q & A with Mayfair HC Derek Bedell

Derek Bedell has been the head football coach at Mayfair for five years. Last Year he led the Monsoons to the Suburban League title and a playoff berth. Recently I had the pleasure of a Q & A with him. Note his answers on his high school sports career. Interesting.

Aguilar’s Top Five

Ibis Aguilar is the current head coach at Baldwin Park and former HC at South El Monte and Bonita. Here are the top five players that he has coached and coached against.

Williams’ Top Five

Jack Williams has had a hugely successful run at Downey for the last 10 years which includes a CIF championship in 2012. Here are his Top 5 players that he has coached and coached against:

Ziola’s Top Five

Dale Ziola was the head coach at Los Altos for six years before stepping down after the 2016 season. He led the Conquerors to two CIF Championship games in three years. Last year Ziola returned to the sideline as the head coach at Covina. Here are the Top 5 players that he has coached. All […]

Koffler’s Top Five

Matt Koffler is a former area coach who had stops at Warren, La Puente and Edison but is best known for his time as HC at Rosemead where all five of his players on his list came from.

Gonzalez’ Top Five

Former St. Paul head coach and for the last 12 years Montebello HC Pete Gonzalez weighs in with his Top 5 players that he coached and Top 5 that he coached against. (Plus a few more.)

Q & A With Los Altos HC Travis Brown

Travis Brown took over as the Los Altos head coach in 2018 and has an overall record of 13-10 in his two seasons. The Conquerors have made the playoffs both years.

Minter’s Top Five

Mike Minter, who has been an area assistant coach for nearly two decades, chimes in with his Top 5. Minter coached at Monrovia from 1998-2013 and at Bosco Tech from 2016-2018. He has since returned to Monrovia and will be on the Wildcats staff this year.