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*** COACHES 2015 ***

The All Star Coaches for 2015 are:

For the South:

  • Eric Perry - Pioneer High School, Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
    • He wants to thank his own family especially his dad, Rich Perry, for supporting his desire to coach football. His dad and all the coaches that his father worked with were a major role model while he was growing up. Lastly, Perry wants to thank each and everyone associated with the Pioneer High School community.
    • Coaching for past 19 years under both Myron Zaccheo and Mark Krail at Pioneer High School
    • Graduated from San Jose State University and worked on his Credential and Masters at National University
    • Played one year at West Valley College for Coach Hancock
    • Graduated from Pioneer High School in 1990
    • Played in the 1990 Charlie Wedemeyer All Star Football Game
  • Danny Sullivan - Los Gatos High School, Offensive Coordinator
    • 2010-Present - Quarterbacks Coach and Passing Game Coordinator at Los Gatos
    • 2006-2009 - Quarterback at Arizona State University
    • 2006 - Graduated from Los Gatos High School
    • Played in 2006 Charlie Wedemeyer All Star Game
  • Mark Krail - Los Gatos High School
  • Kevin Krail - Los Gatos High School, Running Backs
    • Playing at the college level was a great experience and shaped who I am today. Looking forward to a great experience coaching in this year's All-Star game
    • 2012-Present - Coached running backs, defensive backs and the return game at Santa Clara and Los Gatos High Schools
    • 2009-2012 - Played running back at Chapman University
    • 2008 - Graduated from Leland High School
    • Played in 2008 Charlie Wedemeyer All Star Game
  • Jeremy Beene - Pioneer High School, Wide Receivers
    • A very passionated coach who loves bringing the sense of humor out his players as well as the will to win and a tradition of hard work and great sportsmanship
    • 2012-Present - Wide Receivers and Offensive Coordinator at Pioneer High School
    • 2010-2011 - Assistant Head Football Coach at Del Mar High School
    • 2003 - Attained All League honors at San Jose City College where he led his team in catches, receiving yards and touchdowns
    • Graduated from Del Mar High School - played basketball and football
  • Nick Zimmer - Pioneer High School, Defensive Line
  • Gil Corini - Branham High School, Special Teams
    • 2010-Present - Assistant Varsity Football Coach at Branham High School
    • Coached Pro Camps, Clinics and Events
    • 2007-2009 - Assistant Football Coach at Pioneer High School
    • Graduated from Branham High School
  • Dante Funtila - Pioneer High School, Defensive Backs
    • Coached High School Football for 11 years at Leigh, Monta Vista and Pioneer
    • Coached Pop Warner Football
    • Coached in two of the Charlie Wedemeyer football Games
    • Played corner in college
  • Jon Meyer - Pioneer High School, Offensive Line
    • Currently finishing last semester toward a MBA degree
    • 2012 - Graduated from San Jose State with a BS in Business Administration
    • 2012-2013 - Played Right Tackle at San Jose State
    • 2009-2010 - Played Offensive Tackle at Foothill College
    • 2009 - Graduated from Pioneer High School
    • Played in 2009 Charlie Wedemeyer All Star Football Game

And for the North:

  • Jake Messina - Fremont High School, Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
    • 2013-Present - Head Football Coach, Fremont High School
    • 2010-2013 - Head Football Coach, Golden Valley High School
    • 2001 - Graduated from Notre-Dame-de-Namur University with a B.A. in Liberal Studies
    • 1993-2009 - Varsity coach at Sequoia High School (93-94), Menlo Atherton High School (95), Palo Alto High School (1996-2000), Woodside High School (2001), and Merced High School (2002-2009)
    • 1990-1991 - Played football at the College of San Mateo for Larry Owens
    • 1989-1990 - Lettered in football at Sequoia High School under legendary coach Albert Smith
  • Nelson Gifford - Fremont High School, Offensive Coordinator
    • 2014-Present - Offensive Coordinator at Fremont High School
    • 2003-2014 - Coached at UC Davis (2003), Laney College, Oakland High School, and Golden Valley High School
  • Jim Garcia - Fremont High School, Defensive Line
    • 2013-Present - Defensive Coach at Fremont High School
    • High School coach since the early '90s including Menlo-Atherton and Palo Alto High Schools
    • Football scholarship to Idaho State University
    • Originally from New York
  • Tim Netane - Sequoia High School, Outside Linebackers
    • Currently Defensive Coordinator at Sequoia High School
    • Taught and coached at South City High School for 2 years and then at Mills High School for 2 years
    • Taught and coached at Aragon High School for 8 years
    • Graduated from Aragon High School and College of San Mateo
  • Munther Mohammad - Fremont High School, Defensive Backs
    • Coached 8 years at Dearborn Fordson (Dearborn, MI)
    • Quarterback at Adrian College (Adrian, MI)
  • David Moseley - Fremont High School
    • JV Defensive Coordinator at Fremont High School
  • Reno Martinelli -
  • Gabriel Delgado - Fremont High School
    • Varsity Linebacker Coach at Fremont High School

The previous head coaches were: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003 and 2002.


One complimentary ticket is available to every Santa Clara County Head Coach on Game Day Saturday, August 1, 2015.

Also, let me know if there are any changes to the following list of High School Head Coaches.

Contact Jerry:

South High Schools


Andrew Hill Javier Guevara
Branham Nick Gardiner
Christopher Tim Pierleoni
Cupertino Chris Oswald
Gilroy Jubenal Rodriguez
Gunderson Rene Asencio
Harker School Mike Tirabassi
Leigh Kyle Padia
Leland Jake Shaughnessy
Live Oak Mike Gemo
Los Gatos Mark Krail
Lynbrook Al Vinciguerra
Archbishop Mitty Keith Burns
Oak Grove Jay Braun
Pioneer Eric Perry
Prospect Mike Suarez
Santa Teresa Nick Alfano
Saratoga Tim Lugo
Silver Creek Eric Luescher
Sobrato Tony Holmes
Valley Christian Mike Machado
Westmont Mark Kaanapu
Willow Glen Oscar Caballero
North High Schools


Bellarmine Mike Janda
Del Mar Jason Bumbaca
Fremont Jake Messina
Gunn Shinichi Hirano
Homestead Milo Lewis
Independence Steve Papin
James Lick Paul Gonzales, Sr
Kings Academy Michael Johnson
Abraham Lincoln Kevin Collins
Los Altos Trevor Pruitt
Milpitas Kelly King
Monta Vista Jeff Mueller
Mountain View Shelly Smith
Mount Pleasant Victor Avelar
William C. Overfelt Carlo Maningo
Palo Alto Jake Halas
Piedmont Hills Matt Kiesle
Saint Francis Greg Calcagno
San Jose Academy Dave Ashkinaz
Santa Clara Hank Roberts
Adrian Wilcox Paul Rosa
Yerba Buena Marco Osuna