Meet Chris Montez

Christ Montez

Chris Montez is a chart-topping singer-songwriter who achieved worldwide recognition in the 1960s and 1970s with hits such as “Call Me,” “Let’s Dance,” and “The More I See You.” He graduated from Hawthorne High School, and attended El Camino College. In 1963, Montez co-headlined a European concert tour with fellow American Tommy Roe, featuring an opening act by a new group from England called The Beatles. Montez continues to perform across the U.S. and abroad with legendary acts such as Bobby Vee, The Chiffons, and Johnny Preston.

El Camino College Olympians

1948 Olympics – London
Track and Field
George Stanich High Jump Won a Bronze Medal

1952 Olympics – Helsinki

Water Polo
Urho Saari Head Coach
Bill Dornblazer Player
Jim Norris Player
Harry Bisby Player
Bob Hughes Player

1964 Olympics – Tokyo

Keith Erickson Player

1984 Olympics – Los Angeles

Flora “Flo” Hyman Player Won a Silver Medal

1992 Olympics – Barcelona

Track and Field
Myra Mayberry 100 and 400 meters Representing Puerto Rico.

1996 Olympics – Atlanta

Track and Field
Sharette Garcia 800 meters Representing Belize
Myra Mayberry 100 and 200 meters Representing Puerto Rico.

Sprint Kayaking
Cliff Meidel Team Member

2000 Olympics – Sydney

Sprint Kayaking

Cliff Meidel Team Member and Team USA Flag Bearer