St. Pius X Football

St Pius X Football 2016

The Sartans had a great summer. Austin Shull was the Strongest Man and won the Strongest Bench, Strongest Squat and tied for Strongest Clean. Adrian Leon tied Austin Shull for the Strongest Clean and Dylan DiLorenzo was the fastest man. Jack Howard won the Pound for Pound Strongest man.  The Sartan captains for next year are Drew Ortiz, Austin Shull, Sam Chavez, Adrian Leon, John Corcoran and Jared Vigil. Go Sartans!


Coaches Bio


San Juan Mendoza - Head Coach

San Juan Mendoza is entering his 25th year coaching for the Sartans and his 21st as the Head Football Coach. Coach Mendoza was an assistant football coach under Ken Peralta for 4 years from 1992-1995. Coach Mendoza became the head coach in 1996. The Sartans beat Artesia at Bulldog bowl 22-12 in 1999 to win state. The Sartans have made the playoffs 19 out of 20 years since he took over. Coach Mendoza has been named District Coach of the year 9 times and also was Albuquerque Journal Coach of the year and Albuquerque Metro Coach of the year. Coach Mendoza became St Pius X High school all time winningest coach last year after his 148th career win against Los Lunas in the playoffs. His overall record is 148-81.  

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Football Coaching Staff

Assistant Coaches

Marc Hilton        21 years    Defensive Coordinator          DB/QB

Dave Montoya   17 years    Special Teams Coordinator   DE/RB

Pete Mora          16 years    C- Team Head Coach           DL/OL

Dave Ottmar       2nd year   Scout Team Coordinator       WR/DB

Michael Hyland   2nd year   C-Team D-Coordinator          OL/DL  

Vern Valdez        13 years    Stats

Sherman Begay   8 years    Stats


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