Former Tesoro football coach Brian Barnes has joined his father's coaching staff at Los Alamitos, Griffins coach John Barnes said Friday.
Brian Barnes has been coaching at Los Alamitos since January and will serve the team's offensive line coach this season, his father said.
"He's made a huge difference," John said. "(Our offensive linemen) are just tougher and better. ... That's what we needed."
Barnes, The Register's 2008 county coach of the year at Tesoro, was removed as Tesoro's coach late last season for undisclosed reasons. He was replaced by an interim coach, John Hall, for the Titans' final two games.
In early March, Tesoro named former assistant Matt Poston as its new coach.Read the rest of this entry »