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Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator / Quaterbacks:

Jeff Bailey

Education – Fulleron HS, BA in History (UCLA), MA in Education (Chapman University)
Coaching Experience – 11 years Esperanza as an asst. coach, 6 years El Dorado (5 as head coach), 8 years Yorba Linda (Head Coach)
Playing Experience – Fullerton HS, UCLA
Occupation – Teacher and Coach
Family – Wife Jeri, Daughter Jenna (21), Son Justin (18)

Def. Coordinator / Linebackers Coach:

Jon Aed

Education –  B.A. History from UC Santa Barbara, Teaching Credential from National University and M.S. Educational Administration from National University
Coaching Experience – 19 Years in various sports
Playing Experience – Esperanza HS ‘93 and Fullerton JC ‘94
Occupation – Algebra teacher 16th year, Girl’s Lacrosse Coach 8th year
Family – wife Suzanne, sons Kai (19) and Mason (11) and daughter Brooklyn (6)

Linebackers Coach:

Bill Ray

Education – Servite High School
Coaching Experience – ’99 Servite ’02-’06 various locations ’07, 2008 El Dorado, 2009-Present YLHS
Playing Experience – 4 years in High School
Occupation – Campus Supervisor at YLHS
Family – Erin (YLHS 2012), Alyson (EDHS 2014), Billy III (YLHS 2018)

Offensive Line Coach:

Gary Bowers

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Offensive Line / WR Coach:

John Domen

  • Education – Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice with Minor in Social Science
  • Coaching Experience – 5 years at YLHS
  • Playing Experience – EDHS Graduated 2008 (2X CIF Champ), Santa
    Ana ’08-’10, Western Oregon University ’10-‘12
  • Occupation – Substitute Teacher
  • Family – Mom Paula, Dad Peter, Brothers Paul and Joe

Defensive Line Coach:

Mike Knutson

Defensive Line

Education:  National University
Coaching Experience:   Esperanza 25 years, El Modena 1 year, Mater Dei 1 year
Playing Experience:   Esperanza, USC, Fullerton CC, San Diego State
Occupation:   Special Ed Teacher
Family:   Cody (19), Cory (14)


Special Teams Coordinator / RBs Coach:

Matt Brown

Education – B.S. Electrical Engineering from West Coast University
Coaching Experience – 9th season at YLHS
Playing Experience – South Torrance High School
Occupation – Retired Electrical Engineer, Football Coach
Family – Wife Ann, son Tyler, daughter Allison

Defensive Backs Coach:

Steve DiTolla

Education – B.S. University of Arizona
Coaching Experience – YL Pop Warner ’92-’02, EDHS ’03-’08, YLHS ’09-present
Playing Experience – Thomas Jefferson High School, Denver, CO
Occupation – Senior Associate Athletics Director, Cal State Fullerton
Family – Wife Gail, sons: Brandon & Justin, Step-sons: Chad, Brandon, Kyle,
Grandchildren: Scotlyn, Piper, Zackry, Hannah

Offensive Line Coach:

Mike Cardona

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Bio Coming Soon…