Gaspare Montante – Defensive Line (Ends)
This will be the 2nd season on staff for our Defensive Line Coach Gaspare Montante. He has brought good football knowledge to our group up front and it seems that the players feed off of his serious and no-nonsense nature. Prior to Hartnell, he served as the Defensive Coordinator at Marina High School. Prior to coaching at Marina, Gaspare was the Head Football Coach at Gonzales High school during the 2004 and 2005 seasons. I addition to holding these positions, Coach Montante served as the Defensive Coordinator at Monterey High School from 2001-2003. From 1999 through the 2000 season, he was the Defensive Coordinator under Joe Bommarito and Cass Jackson at Monterey Peninsula College. He began his coaching career at Monterey High School as an Assistant Coach during the season of 1997 and1998. Gaspare attended Monterey High School and graduated in 1994 where he received All Monterey Bay League Honors. He played for Monterey Peninsula College in 1994-1995 and was an All Conference Linebacker. Coach Montante went on to play football at Humbolt State University. He now resides in Monterey and works as a tile contractor for the family business. Gaspare and his wife Shayna reside in Monterey.