Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, June 19, 2021

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PASADENA - Maranatha High School has 
named Rand Holdren as their new head football 
coach. Most recently, Holdren spent two 
seasons as the head coach at John Burroughs 
High School. In 2019, he led them to their 
first winning season in three years. Prior to 
being the head coach at JBHS, Holdren was an 
assistant coach for nine seasons at Harvard-
Westlake School, as well as Bishop AlemanyHigh School. 

Holdren is the founder of Underground 
Football in Los Angeles, which teaches football 
fundamentals to kids, utilizing former NFL 
players as coaches. Additionally, he was 
responsible for the Quarterbacks NFL Draftprep at the Sports Academy (2018) and has 
built The Team Room on Substack which aims 
at helping parents and kids increase their knowledge in football. 

As a player, Holdren had a notable high school career where he broke 12 school passing 
records at Bishop Diego High School (‘96) and went on to earn a football scholarship at 
Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. 

Coach Holdren shared, “My family and I are excited to join the Maranatha community and 
we are blessed with this opportunity to build the football program. After unprecedented 
times, I am looking forward to being back on the field with the kids playing the greatest 
game on earth.” 

Maranatha Athletic Director Sammy Skinner commented, “Rand will be an outstandingaddition to our coaching family. He has experience building football programs and will 
be a man who can lead our team spiritually on and off the field.” 

After meeting Coach Holdren and getting to know him, Head of School John Rouse 
remarked “I was struck by his sincerity and desire to make a difference with his life. I am 
excited to have such a wonderful role model on our staff. Not only does he have a passion 
for football, but for Christ and impacting young lives through athletics.” 

Located in Pasadena, California, Maranatha High School is a Christ-centered, evangelical 
college preparatory school that celebrates the whole student by equipping hearts and 
minds to reflect God’s glory through academics, as well as the arts, athletics, and service. 

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