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Head Football Coach
Lenny Wagner
2013-Present
lwagner@santarosa.edu
707-527-4393

Lenny Wagner begins his first year as Head Football Coach of the Bear Cubs. Prior to becoming the head coach at SRJC he served the college as Defensive Coordinator, where he helped lead the Bear Cubs to ten bowl games in eleven years. For eleven seasons he played an instrumental role in the success and transfer of over 100 student athletes to some of the biggest four year colleges in the country. In addition to being the Head Coach at SRJC, Lenny is currently serving the college as Interim Athletic Director, and has been the Department Chair of the Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance Departments for ten years. Prior to SRJC, Coach Wagner was the Head Football Coach and Head Track and Field Coach at Mendocino College, where he led the Eagles to the best season in school history and was voted Bay Valley Head Coach of the Year. Lenny played at Fullerton Junior College in southern California for legendary coach Hal Sherbeck, and in 1988 participated in the National Championship Potato Bowl vs. Bakersfield College. After junior college Coach Wagner transferred to Sonoma State University where he had the opportunity to play and coach with Gary Patterson, TCU Head Football Coach, Tim Walsh, Cal Poly SLO Head Football Coach and former Boise State and University of Colorado Head Football Coach Dan Hawkins. Additionally, fellow SSU teammates and coaches Myron Williams, Gerrald Demerey, Todd Little, and Jeff Tubbs have joined Wagner on the staff this year at SRJC.

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Education

 

BA Kinesiology
MA Kinesiology Administration
Sonoma State University
Sonoma State University
Coaching Experience  

Defensive Assistant
Defensive & Special Teams Coordinator
Defensive Asssistant
Head Football Coach
Head Track & Field Coach
Defenisve Coordinator

Sonoma State University 1990-1995
Sonoma State University 1996
Santa Rosa Junior College 1997
Mendocino College 1998-1999
Mendocino College 1998-1999
Santa Rosa Junior College 2000-2010
Playing Experience  
Inside Linebacker
Inside Lindebacker
Fullerton Community College 1987-1988
Sonoma State University 1989-1990
Coaching and Playing Honors  
Bay Valley Head Coach of the Year
Hall of Fame Coach
Hall of Fame Linebacker
2 Time Most Valuable Player
2 Time All-Conference Linebacker
Athletic Circle of Honor
Mendocino College 1999
Sonoma State University 1991
Sonoma State University 1989-1990
Sonoma State University 1989-1990
Sonoma State University 1989-1990
Sonoma State University 1989-1990

Offensive Coordinator
Kevin Ballatore
2013-Present
kballatore@santarosa.edu

Kevin Ballatore enters his seventh season at SRJC and first year as Offensive Coordinator for the Bear Cubs. Prior to being the Offensive Coordinator at SRJC, Kevin coached the quarterbacks for 4 years and receivers for two. Before coaching at SRJC, Kevin was a standout QB for the Cubs. After setting a number of school records for the Bear Cubs, he transferred to Southeast Missouri State, where he started at QB and finished his degree. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State in the winter of 06. Kevin Ballatore received his Masters Degree in 2009 from University of Phoenix.  Kevin was married in 2009 to wife Katie whom he met at Southeast Missouri State.

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Coaching Experience
 
Offensive Assistant
Santa Rosa Junior College 2007-2012
Playing Experience    
Quarterback
Quarterback
Santa Rosa Junior College
Southeast Missouri State
2003-2004
2005-2006
Coaching and Playing Honors    
Team Captain
Senior Year Scholar Baller (NCAA)
8 Games 146-281 9 TD's Int 1609 yds
Starting QB 3/4 years (2004-2006)
Clo Bowl Champions
JC Grid Wire All American
NOR CAL All Conference
Team Captain
Team MVP
11 games, 3029 yds passing, 35 TD's
Led nation in completion percentage

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Brad Muster
Assistant Head Coach
Run Game Coordinator

Dante DePaola
Defensive Coordinator

Koli Palu
Defensive Line

Ryan Jensen
Offensive Line

Nick Sciacqua
Offensive Line

Todd Little
Offensive Line

Greg Alexander
Quarterbacks

Nick Hill
Linebackers

Doug Smith
Tight Ends / Special teams

Jerald Demery
Receivers

Myron Williams
Corners

Martin Tevaseu
Defensive Line

Santa Rosa Junior College is officially accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges