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Coach Marijon Ancich to be inducted in the 2015 CIF Southern Section Hall of Fame

SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA – St. Paul High School is proud to announce that retired long time Head Football Coach Marijon Ancich will be inducted into the CIF Southern Section Hall of Fame on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 during a ceremony to be held at The Grand Conference Center in Long Beach, CA. The CIF Southern Section Hall of Fame Recognition Award is given to individuals with exemplary accomplishments of a long and distinguished career in interscholastic athletics.

“St. Paul High School is proud and fortunate to have had “Coach A” be a part of the St. Paul family for all the years he has been here,” says Principal Kate Aceves,” Coach has led an amazing coaching career but more importantly has greatly impacted the lives of so many people with his hard work ethic, poise, loyalty, courage and ethical beliefs. He is an icon, not only for the St. Paul community but for all of high school football.”

Ancich coached football for more than 50 years, with 35 of those years at St. Paul. “Coach A” was at St. Paul from 1959-1981, 1993-2005 and 2009-2012. “Coach A” has an overall coaching record of 360-134-4, leaving him the second winningest high school football coach in California history.

Recipients of the Hall of Fame Award presented at the October 14th luncheon, are presented with a Gold Life Membership Pass. The pass allows lifetime admittance into any athletic event conducted by the CIF Southern Section or one of its member school. For information on attending the event, go to 

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St. Paul High School

Founded in 1956, St. Paul High School is a Catholic, coeducational high school rooted in the values of the Gospel and Church Tradition, We promote and nurture students’ talents, moral development, spiritual growth, and self-discipline. As a family, we challenge students to grow in their knowledge and love of God, to strive for academic, artistic, and athletic excellence, and to work toward building a more just society. More information can be found by visiting

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