Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Rd.

San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-1150 Ext. 2460
FAX (760) 761-3512
Athletic Director:
John Woods


CLICK HERE to view an article on former Palomar swimmer Ana Maria Salazar, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Clinton Administration.

CLICK HERE to view biographical information on former Palomar football player Dr. Scott Bowman, Ph.D., UCLA Professor of the Year, Policital Science Dept., 1993-94, and Author of The Modern Corporation and American Political Thought.

CLICK HERE to view a biography of former Palomar basketball player Dr. Ted Repa, Ph.D., who retired recently as Chair, Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology, Steinhart School of Education, New York University. The biography is from the NYU web site.

CLICK HERE to view a professional biography of world renowned entomologist David Faulkner, a former Palomar football and basketball player.

CLICK HERE to view an interview with former Palomar and University of North Carolina quarterback Chris Keldorf, 1996 ACC Player of the Year, 1997 Gator Bowl MVP and holder of 17 Tar Heel passing records.


  1. JOHN FAIRCHILD, Former BYU basketball All-American and ex-Los Angeles Laker
  2. JON STANLEY, United States Olympic Team, Volleyball, 1968 and 1972; 7-time United States Volleyball Assn. All-American; Inducted into National and International Volleyball Hall of Fame, 1992
  3. TOM DEMPSEY, Former New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams, Houston Oilers, Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles kicker; co-holder of NFL record for longest field goal, 63 yards
  4. RANDY JOHNSON, Former Atlanta Braves third baseman; Former Assistant General Manager of the Detroit Tigers
  5. MARK WIEBE, Retired PGA Tour golfer
  6. TOM PETRANOFF, Two-timeWorld Record holder in the javelin; No.1-ranked American in 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989 and 1990
  7. JOHN TUSHAUS, former American Record holder in the javelin; Former NCAA Record holder; University of Arizona's first NCAA track & field champion in any event.
  8. TROY AFENIR, Former Houston Astros, Oakland A's and Cincinnati Reds catcher
  9. THOM KAUMEYER, Former Seattle Seahawks and New York Giants safety; former Atlanta Falcons Assistant Coach; Defensive Coordinator, San Diego State
  10. BRAD HENKE, Defensive end for the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXIV
  11. KEITH MILLER, Former outside linebacker for the St. Louis Rams
  12. KEVIN SWAYNE, Wide receiver for the New York Jets who averaged 15.7 yards per reception during the 2001 season
  13. MITCH WHITE, Former offensive guard for the New Orleans Saints
  14. CHRIS CASH, Cornerback for the Detroit Lions
  15. CHRIS KELDORF, Former University of North Carolina quarterback; 1996 ACC Player of the Year; 1997 Gator Bowl MVP; holds 17 North Carolina passing records and eight total offense records
  16. KIM WARD, Two-time softball All-American at Oklahoma State and former pitcher for the U.S. National Team; Associate Head Softball Coach, Oklahoma State University


  1. ANA MARIA SALAZAR (Swimming), Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Drug Enforcement Policy and Support (Clinton Administration) (Honors Graduate, University of California at Berkeley; Honors Graduate, Harvard Law School); Former Director of Harvard Law School Center for Criminal Justice, Guatamala; Former Judicial Attache, United States Embassy, Bogota, Colombia
  2. DR. TED REPA, Ph.D. (Basketball), Chair, Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology, Steinhart School of Education, New York University; Director, Applied Research Unit, Metropolitan Center for Urban Education, NYU (B.A. in Policital Science, Stanford University; M.A. in Education, Stanford University; Ph.D. in Sociology and Anthroplogy of Education, Stanford University)
  3. DR. SCOTT BOWMAN, Ph.D. (Football), UCLA Prefessor of the Year, Political Science Dept., 1993-94; Luckman Distinguished Teaching Award, UCLA, 1996; Lecturer in Public Law and Political Theory, UCLA, Department of Political Science, 1990-97; Former Consultant on corporate organization and natural resources for the Attorney General of the State of California, 1981-88; Professor, Cal State University, Los Angeles, 1997-present (B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Phi Betta Cappa; Ph.D. in Political Science, UCLA)
  4. DR. ALAN TANNER, M.D. (Football, Wrestling), Radiologist, Sioux City, Iowa (B.S., Clemson University; M.D., George Washington University)
  5. WALT RIDON (Football), CHief Executive Officer, The Nautilus Group, New York Life; Former Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Pacific Mutual; former General Manager, Principal Financial Group; (B.B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.B.A., University of Arizona)
  6. GREG LYNDS (Football), Vice President, Marie Callender's, Inc.
  7. JOHN FAIRES (Football), President and CEO, First Bank of Beverly Hills
  8. RAY LUCIA (Football), President, Raymond J. Lucia Companies, San Diego
  9. DAVID FAULKNER (Football, Basketball), World-renowned Forensic Entomologist
  10. DR. BARRY CUNNINGHAM, Ph.D. (Basketball), Professor, UC San Diego
  11. RON KENNEY (Basketball, Baseball), Editor, Opinion Section, San Diego Union-Tribune
  12. DICK CHRISTMAN (Baseball), Vice-President, National Sales, VES Inc/North County Vending
  13. WARNER LUSARDI (Basketball), President and CEO, Lusardi Construction
  14. KALLEN HENDERSON (Football), Deputy District Attorney, County of San Diego
  15. FRANK ACEVEDO (Football), Scout, Kansas City Chiefs
  16. SCOTT BURTON (Baseball), Attorney at Law, San Marcos
  17. BOYDD GALLAND (Basketball), Corporate Security Training Coordinator for Mandalay Resort Group, Las Vegas
  18. CARRY COTTEN (Track & Field), Attorney at Law, Vista
  19. DR. PHILLIP ARCHULETA, D.C. (Football), Chiropractor, San Marcos
  20. JOHN ASHWOTH (Baseball), Founder and former CEO, Ashworth Sportswear
  21. JERRY MONTIEL (Football), President and CEO, Ashworth Sportswear
  22. MIKE CORDRY (Baseball), National Consultant for Advanced Commercial Banking Solutions, Alltel Information Services
  23. JACK LANE (Football, Wrestling, Track & Field), Financial Consultant, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Moscow, Idaho
  24. BOB NELSON (Basketball, Water Polo), Assistant Principal, El Camino High School
  25. JAN MONGOVEN (Baseball, Wrestling), Genetics Instructor, San Marcos High School; 1999 California Teacher of the Year
  26. CHRIS KELDORF (Football), Student Sports Magazine Events Director; Nike Football Elite 11 Quarterback Camp Director
  27. DAN HOUGHTON (Football), Guidance Counselor, Summer School Principal, Football Line Coach, William S. Hart High School, Newhall, CA (Back-to-Back CIF-Southern Section football champions)
  28. CHRIS LYNDS (Wrestling), Loan Officer, Home Savings, San Francisco
  29. BILLY HANCOCK (Baseball), Head PGA Professional, Las Campanas Country Club, Albuquerque, N.M.
  30. STEVE REES (Football), Special Agent, FBI, San Diego
  31. CURT CASPERSON (Football), Certified Athletic Trainer, San Marcos High School
  32. BILLY SINGH (Tennis), Teacher and Student Activity Director, San Marcos High School


  1. THOM KAUMEYER, (Football), Defensive Coordinator, San Diego State; Former Assistant Coach, Athlanta Falcons
  2. JOE EARLY (Football), Head Football Coach, Palomar College
  3. MARK ELDRIDGE (Football, Baseball, Track & Field), Head Softball Coach, Palomar College; Two-time National Community College Softball Coach of the Year
  4. KIM WARD (Softball), Associate Head Softball Coach, Oklahoma State University
  5. JOE ISMAY (Wrestling), Head Wrestling Coach, Palomar College
  6. DARREN BALSLEY (Baseball), Minor League Pitching Instructor, San Diego Padres
  7. ANDY BUH (Football), Assistant Football Coach, San Diego State; Former Assistant Football Coach, University of California (Berkeley)
  8. NICK GEHLER (Basketball), Head Basketball Coach, Imperial Valley College
  9. WENDY HILL ANSLEY (Basketball), Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach, College of the Desert
  10. SAM BLALOCK (Baseball, Basketball), Head Baseball Coach, Rancho Bernardo High School; Coach of 2000 USA Today National High School Champions; 2000 USA Today National High School Baseball Coach of the Year
  11. CHRIS STANLEY (Basketball), Head Women's Volleyball Coach, Portland State University; Former Head Men's and Women's Volleyball Coach, University of California-Berkeley
  12. CHRIS HAUSER (Football), Head Football Coach, Vista High School
  13. TONY TEETS (Football), Athletic Director, Orange Glen High School
  14. ROB GILSTER (Football), Head Football Coach, Valley Center High School
  15. BOB PARRY (Baseball), Head Baseball Coach, Poway High School
  16. BILL DUNCKEL (Baseball), Head Baseball Coach, Valley Center High School
  17. SCOTT OGDEN (Basketball), Head Basketball Coach, Carlsbad High School
  18. CHRIS VITIOUS (Basketball), Head Basketball Coach, Mt. Carmel High School
  19. RON GUILES (Basketball), Assistant Men's Basketball Coach, Palomar College
  20. PAUL BALDWIN (Basketball), Head Basketball Coach, Escondido High School
  21. STEVE AFENIR (Baseball), Head Baseball Coach, Escondido High School
  22. RYAN GALLEGO (Baseball), Head Baseball Coach, San Marcos High School
  23. BRIAN KOOIMAN (Baseball), Assistant Baseball Coach, Palomar College
  24. DAN EARLY (Football), Co-Offensive Coordinator, Palomar College
  25. LENI SUIAUNOA (Football), Linebackers Coach, Palomar College
  26. SCOTT SIMS (Football), Receivers Coach, Palomar College
  27. JACK ASHBY (Football, Baseball), Assistant Football Coach, Torrey Pines High School
  28. RICK ASHBY (Football), Assistant Football Coach, Torrey Pines High School
  29. SCOTT ASHBY (Football), Assistant Football Coach, Torrey Pines High School
  30. ALAN DALE Football), Offensive Line Coach, Valley Center High School
  31. SKIP RELYEA (Football), Offensive Line Coach, Poway High School
  32. FRITZ MUHLETHALER (Fooftball), Defensive Line Coach, La Costa Canyon High School
  33. AUGRISTA BELFORD (Softball), Assistant Softball Coach, Palomar College
  34. RYAN MEIERS (Basketball), Head Boys Basketball Coach, Frances Parker High School
  35. JACK WILAND (Basketball, Baseball), Head Golf Coach, Desert Springs High School
  36. JON MITCHELL (Football), Offensive Coordinator, Orange Glen High School


To apply for admission (Potential athletes also should contact their coach and Acadmic Counselor Steve White)

To contact the Palomar Athletic Dept.

To contact Athletic Director John Woods

To contact Academic Advisor Steve White

To contact Head Football Coach Joe Early

Palomar Athletic Dept. Phone & Email links


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