Bosco Football -- National Champions
Jason Negro, originally from Bellflower, CA, is a St. John Bosco High School graduate of the class of 1991. While at Bosco he lettered in both varsity football and baseball. Jason next graduated from California State University Dominguez Hills with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. While completing his degree, he began his coaching career here in Bellflower where he coached Junior All American for five years.
After college, Coach Negro returned to St. John Bosco in 1998 where he taught Geometry and Algebra II and coached both varsity football and baseball. At Bosco he coached defensive backs and linebackers and held the position of defensive coordinator for one season. After three years at St. John Bosco High School, he found a new home with the Mustangs of Trabuco Hills High School. At Trabuco Hills he coached the varsity defensive backs his first year then the inside linebackers his second. In May of 2003, at age 29, he was named head coach of the Mustangs; only the third head coach since Trabuco’s opening in 1987.
Coach Negro held the position of head coach at Trabuco Hills for seven years. During his treasured time at Trabuco, the Mustangs made five straight playoff appearances, winning two Sea View League Championships. He led the Mustangs to two CIF Semi-Finals appearances in 2006 and 2008 as well as two CIF Finals appearances in 2007 and 2009. Under his last 5 years of leadership the Mustangs boasted an impressive 40 – 10 regular season record and a 10 – 4 playoff record. In the summer of 2008 Coach Negro was selected the head coach of the South All-Stars for the Orange County North/South All-Star game.
Head Coach of St. John Bosco, Coach Negro and his incredibly talented staff are in a position to lead the team through a landmark year in Bosco history. Coach Negro is looking forward to another successful season as he continues to build a strong and highly respected football program. In addition to his coaching duties, Coach Negro also serves as a member of the CIF Southern Section Football Coaches Advisory Committee.