Program History

Saddleback has been playing football since 1968.  Over that time, the Gauchos have won three national championships and numerous conference titles. This is a complete history of the program in its 40+ years.

 

Year Record Conference Place Coach Regional Finish
2017  8-3  National South  2nd  Mark McElroy  TBD
2016  9-2  National South  1st  Mark McElroy  No. 11 JCGridiron.com
2015  10-3  National South  1st  Mark McElroy  No. 5 JCGridiron.com
2014  5-5  National South  2nd  Mark McElroy  No. 39 JCGridiron.com
2013  5-6  National South  3rd  Mark McElroy  
2012  6-5  National South  1st  Mark McElroy  No. 32 JCGridiron.com
2011  8-3  National South  3rd  Mark McElroy  No. 17 JCGridiron.com
2010  8-3  National South  2nd  Mark McElroy  No. 14 JCGridiron.com
2009  9-2  National South  2nd  Mark McElroy  No. 9 JCGridiron.com
2008  7-4  National South  2nd  Mark McElroy  No. 15 JCGridiron.com
2007  7-3  Mission National  2nd  Mark McElroy  No. 14 JCGridiron.com
2006  11-1  Mission National  1st  Mark McElroy  No. 3 JCGridiron.com
2005  7-4  Mission National  2nd  Mark McElroy  
2004  11-2  Mission National  1st  Mark McElroy  
2003  8-3  Mission National  2nd  Mark McElroy  
2002  9-2  Mission Central  2nd  Mark McElroy  
2001  7-4  Mission Central  2nd  Mark McElroy  
2000  3-7  Mission Central  4th  Mark McElroy  
1999  4-6  Mission Central  4th  Mark McElroy  
1998  2-8  Mission Central  3rd  Dick Stuetz  
1997  6-4  Mission Central  2nd  Bill Cunerty  
1996  11-0  Mission Central  1st  Bill Cunerty  State/National Champs
1995  8-3  Mission Central  1st  Bill Cunerty  
1994  1-7-2  Mission Central  6th  Ken Swearingen  
1993  5-5  Mission Central  3rd  Ken Swearingen  
1992  11-0  Mission Central  1st  Ken Swearingen  State/National Champs
1991  10-1  Mission Central  1st  Ken Swearingen  
1990  6-4  Mission Central  2nd  Ken Swearingen  
1989  1-9  Mission  6th  Ken Swearingen  
1988  8-3  Mission  2nd  Ken Swearingen  
1987  9-2  Mission  1st  Ken Swearingen  
1986  5-5  Mission  4th  Ken Swearingen  
1985  11-0  Mission  1st  Ken Swearigen  State/National Champs
1984  9-2  Mission  1st  Ken Swearingen  
1983  9-1-1  Mission  1st  Ken Swearingen  
1982  9-2  Mission  1st  Ken Swearingen  
1981  11-0  Mission  1st  Ken Swearingen  
1980  9-1  Mission  1st  Ken Swearingen  
1979  10-1  Mission  1st  Ken Swearingen  
1978  9-2  Mission  1st  Ken Swearingen  
1977  10-1  Mission  1st  Ken Swearingen  
1976  6-3  Mission  2nd  Ken Swearingen  
1975  7-1-1  Mission  1st  George Hartman  
1974 8-1-1  Mission  3rd  George Hartman  
1973  9-1  Mission  1st  George Hartman  
1972  9-2-1  Mission  1st  George Hartman  
1971  7-3  Mission  2nd  George Hartman  
1970  8-1-1  Mission  1st  George Hartman  
1969  9-2  Mission  1st  George Hartman  
1968  4-5  None    George Hartman