The Central Coast Section recently revealed its CCS Fall Sports Honor Coaches, and two of them are from St. Francis High.
Boys cross-country coach Phil Pompei and girls volleyball coach Mike Rubin are among this year’s honorees and will be recognized later this month at the CCS championships of their respective sports.
Pompei is a St. Francis graduate who was a standout distance runner for the Lancers. Also a religion teacher and track coach at the school, Pompei has coached the team for six years. In that time, St. Francis has won multiple CCS titles and the state championship in 2017.
Rubin is in his seventh season as girls volleyball coach at St. Francis, where he also teaches physics. He also has coached the Lancers’ varsity boys and freshman girls teams during his 16 years at the school.