Bob Jastrab
Bob Jastrab
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 909-274-4877
Email: rjastrab@mtsac.edu
Year: 10th
Hometown: La Verne, CA
High School: Edgewood (West Covina)
College: Univeristy of Miami (FL)

Bob Jastrab enters his tenth season (2014) as Head Football Coach of the Mounties.  Jastrab is one of the most respected and successful coaches in the community college ranks. He has been named by his peers Conference Coach of the Year, 7 times, as well as being named State (2), Regional (5) and the American Football Coaches Association National Coach of the Year in 2010.  Since taking over as Head Coach in 2005 he has lead the Mounties to;

  • 2 Community College National Championships
  • 2 California State Championships
  • 5 Southern California Championships
  • 8 Conference Championships
  • 8 Bowl Game Championships
  • an incredible record 93 wins and 18 losses (.838 winning percentage - 02/01/14)
  • Transfer 100's of players to the 4 year level

In 2013, the program captured its eighth consecutive bowl championship, defeating Ventura College, 42-14, in the Golden State Bowl.  The team finished with another outstanding record of 9 wins and 2 losses.  More importantly, over 30 players transferred to 4-year University Institutions to further their athletic and academic careers.   

2012, was another great season for Jastrab, who lead the Mounties to an undefeated regular season capturing the conference title and a bowl game championship for the seventh consecutive time.  The team advanced to their 6th consecutive So Cal Championship, where they fell short to eventual state champion, Bakersfield College. 

In 2011, Jastrab led the team to the State Championships for an amazing fifth consecutive year. He also led the Mounties to their 6th consecutive Bowl and Conference Championship, as well as their 5th consecutive Southern California Championship. The team finished the season ranked #2 in the state. Jastrab was named the Conference (5th consecutive) and State Region IV Coach of the Year.

In 2010, Jastrab lead the team to an undefeated record of 13-0 and a second consecutive state and national championship.  It also marked the fourth straight year that the Mounties appeared in the California State Championship Game. Jastrab received the highest honor bestowed upon a community college football coach, being named the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), National Community College Coach of the Year. He was also named State Coach of the Year as well as Conference Coach of the Year for the fourth consecutive year.

BOB JASTRAB YEAR BY YEAR HEAD COACHING HISTORY
Year
Record
Bowl Game Championship(s)
2013 9-2 Golden State Bowl - Champions  
2012
11-1
National Bowl - Champions Conference
2011
11-2
National Bowl - Champions Conference, SoCal
2010
13-0
National Bowl-Champions Conference, SoCal, State, National
2009
13-1
Southern California-Champions Conference, SoCal, State, National
2008
12-2
Southern California-Champions Conference, SoCal
2007
10-3
Mission Bowl-Champions Conference, SoCal
2006
9-2
U.S. Bank Beach Bowl-Champions Conference
2005
5-5
   

After serving 11 years as an Assistant Coach at Mt. San Antonio College, Bob was named Head Coach in 2005.  He has held a variety of positions at Mt. SAC, including Associate Head Coach, Offensive Coordinator, Special Teams Coordinator and Offensive/Defensive Line Coach.  Bob began his football coaching career in 1989 at Mt. SAC.  In 1993, he accepted a graduate assistant position at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).  During his tenure with the Rebels, UNLV captured the 1994 Las Vegas Bowl with a win over Central Michigan.  After leaving Las Vegas, he became the offensive coordinator at Damascus High School and helped propel them to the 1996 Maryland 3A-State Championship.  He returned to Mt. SAC in 1997 and helped the Mounties to an undefeated season, capturing the National and State Community College Football Championships.

Bob prepped at Edgewood High School in West Covina where he excelled in Football, Basketball and Baseball.  He played two seasons at Mt. SAC (82-83) as a defensive lineman, earning Mountie of the Year Honors as well as Community College All-American status.  He received a scholarship to the University of Miami, Florida (84-85) and was part of a Fiesta and Sugar Bowl team.  As a player, Bob was exposed to some exceptionally gifted coaches and their successful coaching philosophies including reknown coaches Jimmy Johnson, Howard Schnellenberger, Gary Stevens, Butch Davis, Bill Fisk and Mal Eaton.      

Bob graduated with a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Miami, Florida and received his Master’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Bob has been a full-time Professor of Physical Education at Mt. SAC since 2000, is an avid golfer and loves to travel.  He lives in La Verne with his lovely wife Barbara and their two young sons, Joshua and Sean.