Argo Takes the Reins at Arroyo

Johnny Argo takes over as the HC at Arroyo.

By Tim Peterson

(El Monte) – Johnny Argo has been named the new head football coach at Arroyo he confirmed Wednesday.

Argo has been an assistant at Arroyo for the last three years coaching wide receivers and running backs. Argo has had previous stops at Baldwin Park, South Hills and Arcadia. Argo is an Arcadia alum.

Argo takes over for Chuck Leonardis who stepped down after the season to spend more time with family. The Knights won the Mission Valley League last year with a 5-0 record and went 9-4 overall. They lost in the CIF Division 12 Semi-Finals to Lancaster 20-17.

Argo is working on putting together his staff. “We’re still working out a few things but we’re getting ready to go. We’ll be out there soon,” Argo said.

12 Comments to "Argo Takes the Reins at Arroyo"

  1. NWO's Gravatar NWO
    April 5, 2023 - 8:33 am | Permalink

    I thought this announcement would bring many more comments?

  2. Leroy can’t read's Gravatar Leroy can’t read
    April 3, 2023 - 5:16 pm | Permalink

    Where did it say he’s never been a head coach?

  3. Just the facts's Gravatar Just the facts
    March 31, 2023 - 10:28 pm | Permalink

    The last 3 “never been a head coach” hires at Arroyo collectively won over 70% of their games with 25+ league titles and missed CIF playoffs one time since 1980
    Maybe we can see if Argo can do what Arroyo expects

  4. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    March 31, 2023 - 4:03 pm | Permalink

    When does Singiser come out of retirement again and become the DC?

  5. NWO's Gravatar NWO
    March 31, 2023 - 9:25 am | Permalink

    SG lost a lot of seniors, they will struggle, but to what extent? I agree there will be more interest in the school after winning a CIF title.

  6. Detached Observer's Gravatar Detached Observer
    March 30, 2023 - 8:39 pm | Permalink

    They should strive for first or second place in Almont League. That would be an up and coming accomplishment.

  7. SG Green's Gravatar SG Green
    March 30, 2023 - 12:43 pm | Permalink

    I am interested in getting an update on SG after their CIF year, perhaps getting some exposure to these up and coming programs after a good year allows them build off that momentum. Get the school talking about the program as local news check in on them (Pasadena star news, and SGV Tribune, Midvalley) I know you guys have your work cut out but I just thought it would be a cool proposal.

  8. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    March 30, 2023 - 11:56 am | Permalink

    Leroy. Shut Up fool!

  9. just saying's Gravatar just saying
    March 30, 2023 - 11:34 am | Permalink

    Lets do this coach, screw the na sayers

  10. Bottom Line's Gravatar Bottom Line
    March 30, 2023 - 8:28 am | Permalink

    Best of luck to Johnny and crew as they take the reins of a program that appears to be in very good shape. This man’s familiarity with the Leonardis approach ensures a certain continuity for the Knights’ program.

  11. ?'s Gravatar ?
    March 30, 2023 - 12:00 am | Permalink

    Losing is not an option.

  12. leroy jenkins's Gravatar leroy jenkins
    March 29, 2023 - 11:08 pm | Permalink

    disgusting hire. guaranteed to ruin a storied program. 0-20 fired in 2 years book it.
    From T. Peterson: Oh I got it now. That’s just your schtick. Good to know. At least now we know not to take any of your comments serious. They’re all irrelevant.

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