Jon Mack was a member of the St. Bonaventure school community for over 17 years leaving his mark not only on the school but in the community as well. When he left St. Bonaventure he had built the Seraph Football program into one of the most prestigious programs in the state of California. He left as the all-time leader in career victories in Ventura County history.
He began his career at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks where he coached Football and Track for six years. He spent a year at Alemany High School and a year at Loyola High School and then moved to St. Bonaventure where he spent the next 17 years as Head Football Coach . He was also the Head Track Coach for two years during which the team won two league titles and were CIF-SS runners-up.
It was on the football field where he left his mark. In his 17 years as head coach, Coach Mack led the Seraphs to 12 league championships and 7 CIF-SS championships ( 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2005). He also led the Seraphs to 3 Cal-Hi Sports State Championships. Coach Mack held the record for most wins and highest winning percentage in Ventura County high school football history.
In 2002, he was awarded the NFL High School Coach of the Year Award. He has been selected to coach in the Ventura County East-West All Star game, the National CaliFlorida All Star game, the National U.S. Army East-West All Star game and the Pride Bowl charity game. In 2006, Coach Mack was awarded the President Gerald R. Ford All-American Football Coach Award.
In 2007, Coach Mack moved onto to Ventura College and led them to an 8-3 finish in his first season leading them to the WSC Championship and a victory in the SO-CAL Bowl. He was elected to the Ventura County Hall of Fame in 2008. Coach Mack lives in Ventura with his wife Kathy and their three children, Jennifer, Kristin and Justin.
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