Gus Cavazos hired as Santa Rosa’s new AD/football coach

SANTA ROSA — After two months, the Santa Rosa Warriors athletics program has found its new chief.

After being approved by the Santa Rosa school board last Thursday, former PSJA Memorial and Rio Hondo head football coach Gus Cavazos signed his contract Monday to become the Warriors’ new athletic director/head football coach.

For Cavazos, taking this opportunity was a no-brainer as it offered him the chance to get back on the sidelines.

“I live about four miles away from Santa RosaHigh School, so I’ve always kept an eye on Santa Rosa,” Cavazos said. “At this stage in my career, I think it’s a good fit. I missed coaching quite a bit.

“I really enjoyed my job at PSJA (Memorial) and I appreciated the opportunity, but when you get an opportunity to coach in your front yard, so to speak, it’s just too great an opportunity for me to pass up.”

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