Mt. Carmel Varsity Coaches
Drew Westling - Head Coach
I coach to inspire positive choices and behaviors in our student athletes. I hope to create an experience that inspires our student athletes to do the same for future generations, creating an exponential change for the better
Wayman Yeldell - OC | OL
I coach because it provides me the platform to connect with and inspire these young men to strive for excellence in everything that they do. I enjoy the brotherhood playing on a football team together creates, and I love that through my role as a coach I can be both a mentor and leader to help positively influence the student athletes.
Diante Lee - DC
Alex Tejada - QBs
Erik Enriquez - LBs
John Taumoepeau - RBs | Asst HC
My purpose as a coach is to help individuals along their journey to improve and to learn. Ultimately the goal is to help them become the best version of themselves.
John Chin - QC Analyst | DL
I coach so young men and women know that empathy and service to others is the best way to win and live your life.
Ron Ventimiglia - WRs
I coach in order to use sports as a vehicle to teach necessary skills for our student-athletes to become successful later in life. Character traits needed and developed while playing football such as perseverance, cooperation, intentness and poise, are all tools which will help high-school athletes become successful in their future relationships, career, and personal growth to live a happier, healthier, and prosperous life.
Jonas Abalde - DL
There are several reasons why I choose to coach. One of the main reasons I do what I do is that it truly gives me the opportunity to provide guidance and mentorship to student athletes who might be having difficulty navigating through tough situations in their life. I’ve never coached to simply “win” games, and I have never asked our players to win games, but I do believe I teach student athletes the skills and resolve to cope and battle through any difficulties not just on the field, but in life. I was raised by an old school tough and loving single mother, who worked 15-20 hour days 6 to 7 days a week as a nurse. My mother was my true inspiration, who taught me how to endure through the toughest of times, but she also showed me how to be kind and respectful towards others no matter how bumpy life got. Thankyou mom , I coach for strong mothers like you out there.
Courtney Peterson - Dir of Football Operations
Andrew Canty - Varsity Asst
I coach to be a positive influence on the student athletes and leave them with valuable lessons they can use on and off the field.
I coach to increase the opportunities for my players to not only succeed on the field, but to also succeed in life. To inspire, develop and bring out those qualities in a young person, that they might not have seen in themselves.