Chino football coach Setlich resigns with 2-18 mark

Chino High School football coach Greg Setlich resigned Wednesday faced with principal Adam Bailey’s decision “to go in a different direction.” The Chino graduate who greatly improved the Don Lugo program in his previous stop, won his first two games at Chino last season but lost 18 straight before resigning.

“I knew going in it was a struggling situation, but I never envisioned going 0-18,” Setlich told the Daily Bulletin’s Louis Brewster. “Chino has little tolerance for losing and rightfully so. There were a lot of reasons for the lack of on-field success. It was an honor and a privilege to coach at two great schools in the district.”

In his 29-year coaching career, Setlich also was head coach at Pico Rivera El Rancho and San Dimas. He left San Dimas after one season to return to Chino as an assistant to John Monger and to work with his late father Pete, also a one-time Chino head coach. That season resulted in a CIF-SS championship for the Cowboys.

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  • joe boggiatto

    Coach Pete was a person who I greatly admired , he taught me how to treat people, and to be honest with them .I had just transfered to p,c.h.when he asked me to go out for the b team. Imade first team , but could not play because all the face guards were gone, Coach Pete took up a collection , then had someone take me downtown to put a faceguard on my helmet. we brook every school record and were undefeated I never forgot Coach Pete and Coach louie