John RomeJOHN ROME
HEAD COACH/OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR

Rome starts his sixth year as head coach after 14 years as an assistant at Glendale. He was the head coach at Citrus College from 1995 to 2000. He was an assistant coach at Glendale in 1982 and 1983 and from 1990 to 1994 and also coached receivers at UCLA from 1984 to 1986 and the offensive line at New Mexico from 1987 to 1989.

 

 OFFENSIVE COACH STAFF
David Machuca DAVID MACHUCA OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR/ QUARTERBACKS Coach Machuca takes over as offensive coordinator at Glendale after serving as the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Bellarmine-Jefferson High School in Burbank in 2012, leading the guards to the CIF Playoff for the first time in three years. Coach Machuca played varsity football at Burbank High and then enlisted in the United States Coast Guard where he was honorably discharged in 2006. He started his coaching career as the offensive coordinator at Monroe High School and then was the passing game coordinator at Chaminade High School from 2009-11. He is a graduate of Cal State Northridge with a degree in Kinesiology.

Joey CharlesJOEY CHARLES RUNNING BACKS/SPECIAL TEAMS
Coach Charles returns to the GCC staff after coaching for the Vaqueros from 2003-2009. His previous coaching stops in high school were at Saugus and Golden Valley Highs in Santa Clarita and at LA Valley, Canyons and Menlo College. He was a tremendous running back in high school and college as well as at the University of Montana from 1982-84. He signed pro contracts with Arizona Outlaws of the USFL, the Ottawa Rough Riders of the CFL and the Dallas Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL. He has also run camps for speed, core and conditioning training for young athletes for the past 20 years.
Lou TorresLOU TORRES
WIDE RECEIVERS
Coach Torres returns to the Vaqs for his second year after serving as the running backs coach at Glendale from 1984-87 and was part of the staff for the 1985 team that was inducted into the GCC Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002. He has also coached at his alma mater, Salesian High from 1976-83 when he was also the athletic director, and coached at Alhambra High from 1988-2011. He was the athletic director at Alhambra from 1996-2010 and the head coach of the Moors in 2010-11. His son Louie was an All-American for the Vaqs in 1996
Pete DalisPETE DALIS
OFFENSIVE LINE
A former player at Bellarmine Prep in San Jose, Dalis begins his second year with the Glendale staff after coaching stints as a defensive assistant working with linebackers at USC from 2005-09 with coaches Ken Norton Jr. and Rocky Seto as an assistant offensive line coach at UCLA working with Norm Chow and Bob Palcic in 2010. He coached in four straight Rose Bowls at USC including the National Championship game against Texas. His hobbies include cooking, playing golf and dining out and he has worked as a food writer and reviewer as well as a golf teacher at executive links.
 COACHING STAFF
Tanner FarwellTANNER FARWELL
OFFENSIVE LINE/TIGHT ENDS Coach Farwell returns to Glendale after playing for the Vaqueros in
2008-09 and earning All-Western State Conference honors as an offensive lineman. He continued his playing career at Southern Oregon University in 2010-11 and stayed on at SOU in 2012 to start his coaching career as an assistant offensive line coach before graduating in June. His connection to GCC goes back many years as his father Frank played for the Vaqueros and later coached the defensive backs for 15 years and his mother Tami was a cheerleader at Glendale. Coach Farwell is single and loves rooting for the Dodgers and Lakers and spending time at the beach.
Sid StarkSID STARK
QUALITY CONTROLAssistant Sid Stark (Westminster, UT) was a baseball and football star at Hoover High and GCC in the 1970s. He has been an assistant Vaq coach since 1984 and prior to that was the head coach at Salesian High in football and baseball. He received his M.A. degree from Cal Lutheran University.
 DEFENSIVE COACHING STAFF
Marcus TurnerMARCUS TURNER
DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR
Coach Turner starts his second year at Glendale with a tremendous background as a player at Long Beach Jordan High School, UCLA from 1984-89 and in the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals from 1989-91 and with the New York Jets from 1992-95. He has coached at Moorpark College as the defensive coordinator in 1999-2000 and as the head coach at Hueneme High in 2003-04. He has been a health instructor for 15 years and is currently teaching at Burbank High School. He has been married to his wife Martha for 23 years and they have seven children.
Alan EberhartALAN EBERHART
LINEBACKERS
Coach Eberhart joins the GCC staff after almost 20 years as a successful Head Football Coach at Crescenta Valley and Glendale High and for many years as an assistant at the high school level. He currently teaches history at Glendale High where he is also the Head Baseball Coach. At CV, he won a school record 89 games in 14 years as head coach and was named Pacific League Coach of the Year six times and won five league titles. He is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara.
Alex RomeALEXANDER ROME
DEFENSIVE LINE
Rome enters his fourth year of coaching at Glendale after playing for the Vaqueros in 2007 and 2008 as a tight end. The son of head Coach John Rome, Alex will have a variety of duties for the team beyond his coaching duties including administrative support and game and practice preparation.
 
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