Football: These head coaches are bringing in big bucks
Bill Redell and Jon Mack, the football coaches at Westlake Village Oaks Christian and Encino Crespi, are getting paid big bucks not only to coach but also attract attention and raise money for their programs. And they are delivering.
Redell is participating in a roast on May 23 to raise funds for a new synthetic football field. You can get eight tickets for $5,000 and hear Wayne Gretzky and Joe Montana take their shots at Redell.
Mack tops Redell in that he was able to auction off "Dinner with Coach Mack" for $3,500 and $3,200. Apparently, he's well known for his ability to cook spaghetti. Or maybe it's his wife.
Now, if only some City Section coaches could start coming off with some creative fund-raising ideas.
-- Eric Sondheimer