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Earl Engman – Rookie of the Year

EARL ENGMAN – ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD

Earl Engman worked as the Track & Field coach at Santa Ana High School from 1957-1974. For nearly 38 years he worked in the Santa Ana Unified School District as a teacher, coach, administrator, and some say most importantly, a mentor. Many described Engman–a former pro-football player and Olympic athlete in track and field during the 1940s–as a “larger-than-life” figure.

Prior to his teaching and coaching at Santa Ana High, Engman competed in football, track & field, and basketball at UC Santa Barbara where he was later inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame. As a football player, he was selected to compete in both the Senior Bowl & East-West Shrine Game. He was named all-league and Second Team Little All-American in 1947. After graduating from UCSB, he went on to play professional football with the San Francisco 49ers from 1949-1950 and 1952. In track & field, he held the UCSB Triple Jump record at 44’7.25″, as well as the UCSB Long Jump record at 23’6″. He also placed at the 1948 NCAA Championships and Olympic Tryouts.

The Earl Engman Award is given to the Rookie Official who exemplifies the character, integrity and desire of Earl Engman.

AWARD WINNERS

  • 1993   Darryl Jones
  • 1994   Gus Golembiewski
  • 1995   —
  • 1996   —
  • 1997   —
  • 1998   —
  • 1999   —
  • 2000   Gordon Craycroft
  • 2001    Todd Meyer
  • 2002   Victor Barruga
  • 2003   Wayne Clark
  • 2004   Bo McKuin
  • 2005   Chris Coyte
  • 2006   Dennis Corrigan
  • 2007   Ray Rangel
  • 2008   Jim Ryan / Herschel Hill
  • 2009   Michael McDaid
  • 2010    Steven McKay
  • 2011     Greg Kahn
  • 2012    David Cyprien
  • 2013    Vince Licata
  • 2014   Don Voss
  • 2015   Rademes Gonzalez
  • 2016
  • 2017   John Batarse
  • 2018   James Salio
  • 2019

James Salio – 2018 Rookie of the Year

 

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