Jesuit High School has named Marlon Blanton as the head varsity
football coach starting June 4, 2012.
Blanton joins the Marauders after spending the past 14 years as
the head varsity football coach at St. Patrick-St. Vincent (SPSV)
High School in Vallejo, California. While at SPSV, Blanton
led his teams to seven North Coast Section Playoff Appearances
and three Bay Shore Athletic League Titles.
“We are thrilled to have Marlon join our faculty and lead our
football program into the future,” principal Brianna Latko
said. “His passion and desire to help young men develop
their God-given talent and grow into their best selves is
Blanton began his football coaching career in 1993 at his alma
matter, De La Salle High School (Concord, Calif.). A three
year varsity football player, Blanton spent time coaching the
Freshman and Junior Varsity Teams at De La Salle before being
named Head Varsity Coach at SPSV in 1998. Blanton was named
the Bay Shore Athletic League Coach of the Year in 2004, 2006 and
“Moments and opportunities like this are very rare,” said
Blanton. “I feel very fortunate to join such a selfless
community. Men for Others, that says it all.”
Blanton will be responsible for all football operations at Jesuit
High School including oversight of the three competition teams
and will play a supporting role with the Jesuit Junior Marauders
for area students ages 6-14.