Ernie Zampese - 2009 Honoree

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Ernie Zampese, Class of 1954 had a superlative three-sport career at SBHS, excelling in football, basketball and baseball. He won the CIF Football Player of the Year in 1953 and accepted an athletic scholarship from USC. He began a long and illustrious coaching career at Alan Hancock College, and soon moved to San Diego State, before advancing to a series of coaching jobs in the NFL. He was an offensive coordinator with the Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles, St. Louis Rams, and San Diego Chargers. He was with the Cowboys during their Super Bowl Championship season in 1995.





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