Football: Oberlander hired as Marina head coach
Marina today named Kevin Oberlander as its football head coach. Oberlander has been head coach at Western Christian of Upland the past two years.
Western Christian was 12-1 in 2013. Western Christian advanced to the CIF-Southern Section East Valley Division semifinals.
Oberlander, 30, replaces George Pascoe at Marina. Pascoe resigned after the '13 season, his fourth coaching the Vikings.
Marina was 1-9 overall and 0-5 in the Sunset League this past season. The Vikings have not won a league game in nine years.
Oberlander was an NAIA All-American quarterback at Trinity International University in Illinois. His coaching background includes three seasons as an assistant coach at Whittier Christian and two years as quarterbacks coach at Trinity International.
He will teach physical education at Marina beginning this fall. Oberlander, a resident of Fullerton, will remain on the teaching staff at Western Christian during the spring semester and will drive to Marina for coaching duties in the mid-afternoons.