Mark Krail

Mark Krail

Coaching Staff / 2018-2019

Team: Boys Varsity Football
Position: Head Coach

Graduated from Willow Glen High School in 1981, played football, basketball and baseball

Graduated from UCLA in 1985, played two years of baseball. Graduated with a degree in Kinesiology.  Earned a Master’s Degree from USIU, and teaching credential from SJSU.

Began coaching career at Willow Glen High in 1986, coaching football and baseball

Hired in 1988 as the Head Varsity Baseball Coach at Pioneer High School.

Became the Head Football Coach at Pioneer in 1998, and coached until 2009, winning multiple league championships.

In 2010, took over the Football program at Santa Clara, and coached there for 3 years.  Highlights include a league championship in 2011, and being promoted to the De Anza division in 2012.

Hired at LGHS in Spring of 2013, and have led the Wildcat Football program since then.  Highlights include league championships in 2013, and 2016.  CCS Championship in 2013 with a 31-14 victory over St Francis.

On a personal level, I have been married for over 30 years to my wife Lisa. Lisa taught elementary school for 20 years.  We have two children that are also both teachers.  Our son, Kevin, teachers at Pioneer High School and is member of the LGHS Football coaching staff. Our daughter, Courtney, currently teaches 2nd grade at St Brigid School in San Francisco. Lisa and I also became grandparents in September to Kaden James.

Hobbies include playing lots of tennis and golf, along with being a dad and grandpa.

Go Cats!