Ryan Gustafson: FROSH Head Coach
Coach Gustafson is entering his 13th season as a football coach for the Capistrano Valley Football Program and his 12th year of teaching for Capistrano Valley High School.
He grew up in Mission Viejo and is an alumnus of CVHS class of 98′. After graduating from Capistrano Valley High school he went on to the University if La Verne where he played collegiate football and earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Movement and Sports Science. From there he went on to attend National University where he completed his teaching credential program.
In addition to coaching football, Coach Gustafson is also the head varsity coach for Girls Lacrosse, leading his team to the playoffs the last five seasons.
Finally, Coach Gustafson currently resides in Rancho Santa Margarita with his loving and supportive wife Shannon and their two beautiful sons Jackson and Wesley.
Trevor Wise: Freshmen Assistant
Bio coming soon!
Jimmy Grasso: Freshmen Assistant
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Grant Voss: Freshmen Assistant
Grant Voss is very excited to start his 4th season as a Capo football coach. Being a four year cougar, Grant understands the capo tradition very well and looks forward to sharing and teaching the tradition. He also understands the techniques that are going to be used to help the incoming athletes to reach their potential. Overall Grant Voss is looking forward to continuing his time at capo, in the sport he loves along with passing down his legacy to athletes, giving them the opportunity to experience the same experiences he did.
Kevin Joyce: Freshmen Assistant
Kevin Joyce, a 2015 CVHS graduate, begins his first year on the coaching staff for the freshmen football team. Kevin was a four-year starter on the offensive line throughout all levels, and was a (2) year starter on the varsity offensive line. During his Capo high school football career, Kevin was honored with several awards: JV Special Teams Player of the Year, a two-time Varsity Offensive Lineman of the Year, and both Sea View League Honorable Mention in his junior year and Sea View League Second Team in his senior year. Kevin led the offensive line in his senior year to the CIF Semi-finals. Kevin also played three years on Capo’s baseball team. Last season, Kevin played football at Saddleback College and that team was Southern California champions and played for the National Championship in San Francisco. Kevin is part of a coaching family. His father is a high school freshman baseball coach and his oldest sister coached JV softball and girls basketball. Kevin is pursuing a degree in Sociology and plans on a career in law enforcement.
Dave Kraker: Freshmen Assistant
Coach Dave Kraker is in his 10th year of coaching Freshman Football here at CVHS and has been coaching Freshman Football overall for 18 years. He attended Rolling Hills High School in Palos Verdes, CA where he earned All League Honors as a running back his Senior year in 1970. He is a graduate of the University of Olahoma, where he was a walk on his Freshman year in 1971. Coach Kraker has lived in Mission Viejo for 26 years with his wonderful wife Debbie. They have 2 sons, Jeff and Brian. Brian, a CVHS graduate class of 2003, has made Coach Kraker a very happy and proud Grandpa to two beautiful girls. Coach Kraker and Debbie continue to enjoy their “empty nest” years overlooking Lake Mission Viejo with their 2 Chihuahuas, Missy and Duke.
Monte Johnson: Freshmen Assistant
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