Meet Steve Sarkisian

Steve SarkisianAre you ready for some football? Torrance native Steve Sarkisian is a 1994 El Camino College alumnus and football standout who is currently the head football coach at the University of Washington. At ECC, he was named a junior college All-American after setting a national junior college record by completing 72.4 percent of his passes. Sarkisian transferred to Brigham Young University and played quarterback, where his completion percentage in the game (91.2 percent) set a NCAA record. After graduation he played professionally in the Canadian Football League and then went on to coach pro and college football. His coaching career began in 2000 when he returned to ECC as quarterbacks coach. He also coached for USC and the Oakland Raiders, before taking the head coach position at the University of Washington in 2009.

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