Coach David “Rookie” Pena, who enters his 6th season as the head coach of the Central Spartans football program, and enters Week 2 off of a big Week 1 48-20 victory over the Mt Carmel Sundevils, has been named the LA Chargers San Diego County Coach of the Week!
The winner was decided via fan vote. Coach Pena was nominated alongside Hilltop High School Head Coach Bryan Wagner and Morse High School Head Coach Tracy McNair. As a result of the win, Central Union HS will receive $1,000 to go to the school’s athletic department.
VSN would like to congratulate Coach Pena and the Central Union HS athletic department!
For nearly two decades, the Chargers organization has teamed up with the NFL to host the team’s High School Football Coach of the Week program. Annually, this program recognizes high school football coaches who have made a difference in the lives of their players through leadership, hard work, and a special dedication to their young scholar-athletes. All nominations are decided upon by the Chargers Coach of the Week Selection Committee comprised of California Interscholastic (CIF) Federation administrators, retired coaches, and more. Each winning Coach receives $1,000 to go to the school’s athletic department. To learn more visit (https://www.chargers.com/community/coach-of-the-week).