“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 www.cifss.org/awards.
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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 www.stpaulhs.org.