Head Wrestling Coach
Scott Glabb was hired as Santa Ana Wrestling Coach in 1990. By 1993 he guided, the Saints to their first league Championship - the first in Santa Ana High history - then to twenty straight league titles. Since 1996, Santa Ana has won a combined 12 CIF titles, most recently the 2010 CIF Dual Meet Championship. In 1999 the team placed 4th in the California State Championships. He has, to date, compiled an overall record of 343 wins and 61 losses. He has coached 28 individual CIF champions, 54 state qualifiers and 16 state place winners. Aside from these accomplishments, he is extremely proud of two National Championship wrestlers he has coached Tony Perez who wrestled at 103lbs in 1998 and Jose Leon at 112lbs in 1999.
He won the Orange County Register's Wrestling "Coach of the Year" Award in 1996 and 1998, the LA Times "Coach of the Year" in 1996, and the National Wrestling Coaches Association "California State Wrestling Coach of the Year" in 1999. He was also the recipient of the California Coaches Association state wrestling coach of the year award in 2007. He is also involved with the Campus Ministry "Fellowship of Christian Athletes" and was honored as the FCA "John Wooden" Southern California Coach of the Year in 2003.
In 2010 Glabb published a book called " A Saint in the City." It is the story of the individual journeys of a young coach who had been battling depression ... and his wrestlers who overcame various challenges of their own to find redemption in wrestling, and for their lives beyond the mat.