Hoover defensive coordinator Chuck Leonardis, an Arcadia alum, was named head football coach at Alhambra Monday afternoon.
(Information courtesy of Hoover football webpage)
Leonardis has been coaching high school and college football for 10 years and just completed his second season at Hoover. He is married to his wife Gabby and they reside in Arcadia with their three kids: Dylan, 10, Noah, 9, and Emma, 6.
Coach Leonardis graduated and played football at Western New Mexico University, after playing two years at Pasadena City College. He then received his Masters Degree and credential in Physical Education from Azusa Pacific University.
He has been working as an Adapted Physical Education teacher at the Almansor Center in South Pasadena for 6 years.