After a four year medical leave of absence from football, Coach Ale returns this season to the Grid Iron as the new Defensive Coordinator at Los Angeles Harbor College. "I'm greatful to Coach Dowty for this opportunity to return to Harbor College, and I'm anxiously looking forward to the challenge."
A twenty four year veteran in the coaching profession, with stops at eight Community Colleges in Southern California (Compton, El Camino, Rio Hondo, East Los Angeles, Los Angeles Southwest, West Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Harbor). Coach Ale is confident that with his background he can impact the program. "Junior College football is the only level that I know, and have coached."
"The JUCO experience is an opportunity for student - athletes to physically grow, and mentally mature"
Defense has been Coach Ale's trademark throughout his coaching career. He's been among the top in the State, or has led the conference in all defensive categories. "I enjoy coaching defense and I can assure you that this season, we'll install an aggressive and attacking style of play."
Coach Ale's mission is to help young people transfer and move on to the next level. He has assisted numerous student- athletes receive scholarships to many top 4-Year colleges. "I'm blessed to say that the sport of football has been good to me and my family," "So I just want to give back to the sport, and to our community."
8 - Bowl Game Appearances
2000, East L.A. 2002 Compton College, 2004 West L.A., 2008 Pasadena,
2009- 2012 L.A. Harbor College
3 - State Playoff appearances
2002 Compton College, 2004 West L.A., 2009 L.A. Harbor.
***The only two L.A. Community College School District Schools to appear in the State Playoffs.
3 - Conference and Division Championships
2002 Compton College, 2004 West L.A., 2009 L.A. Harbor College
2 - National Records (Int's & Block FG's)
2002 Compton College, 2003 West L.A.
***Holds three L.A. Harbor College records for Shut Outs, Game Turn Overs and QB Sacks for the season.