Pasadena / San Gabriel Valley Chapter

We're proud to announce that local Ivan Sanchez, TE/LB of Workman High School in City Of Industry was chosen as one of 72 out of 3,500 scholar athletes for the 2019 Team of Distinction by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame as submitted by the Pasadena / San Gabriel Chapter.

Sanchez earned a 4.20 GPA and was Team captain and first team all-league selection. He was Valedictorian, class president and National Honor Society member at his school. Read more

Coach of the Year - Whittier Daily News

Congratulations to Rick Zepeda, St. Paul High School.


2019 Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley Football Coaches Mixer

​January 22, 2019, Villa Tepeyac

The Pasadena / San Gabriel Valley chapter of the National Football Foundation honors student-athletes from the following schools:  Alhambra, Arcadia, Arroyo, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bassett, Bell Gardens, Bishop Amat, Blair, Bonita, California, Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary, Charter Oak, Claremont, Covina, Damien, Diamond Bar, Diamond Ranch, Don Bosco, Duarte, El Monte, El Rancho, Gabrielino, Ganesha, Garey, Gladstone, Glen A. Wilson, Glendora, John Muir, La Canada, La Puente, La Salle, Los Altos, Maranatha, Mark Keppel, Marshall Fundamental, Monrovia, Montebello, Mountain View, Nogales, Northview, Pasadena, Pasadena Poly, Pioneer, Pomona, Rio Hondo Prep, Rosemead, Rowland, Salesian, San Dimas, San Gabriel, San Marino, Santa Fe, Schurr, Sierra Vista, South El Monte, South Hills, South Pasadena, St. Francis, St. Paul, Temple City, Walnut, Webb, West Covina, Whittier and Workman.

“Often times a high school student is so focused on the next step they forget what past accomplishments they have had. Completing the application process was a great reminder of what my son has done thus far… The banquet, the student athletes and guest speakers were inspiring. It was truly an evening that my son will never forget.”

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Recognizing and honoring San Gabriel Valley’s and Greater Pasadena’s high school senior top student-athletes who have demonstrated outstanding academic and athletic achievements. See our chapter featured in the June 2019 issue of NFF Chapter Network.

“Charter Oak High School has thoroughly enjoyed our relationship with the NFF and its Annual Scholar-Athlete Program. This is the one night out during the school year that administrators, coaches, parents and the community can come together and see some of the finest young adults in our Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley area."

Coach Lou Farrar
Head Coach

Charter Oak High School

​​​​50th Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet
March 24, 2020 

Pasadena Convention Center

Click here for your 2019/2020 Scholar Athlete Application

We Need Your Help
If you would like to participate in a rewarding experience of helping local young people achieve their dreams, we welcome new members and sponsorships. You may also join us in our annual golf tournament in spring 2020.  

Pasadena / San Gabriel Valley Chapter National Football Foundation 50th Anniversary

Coach of the Year - Pasadena Star News 

Congratulations to Andrew Policky of Arcadia High School.