Located 15 minutes of San Diego in the community of Chula Vista (where Mario Lopez is from) the Jaguars of Southwestern College at one time had a wrestling program.
A graduate of Kearney High school where he won a county championship, Dick Robinson wrestled at San Diego State University, where he won a Pacific Coast Conference title in both wrestling & boxing. He then became coach at Chula Vista High School, when he was offered a position as an Art instructor at Southwestern College. Upon taking it, he started the Jaguar wrestling program.
A graduate of Chula Vista High school, Virchis wrestled, ran track & was a member of the theatre department during his days in high school. He continued wrestling & theatre while at Southwestern College & then continued both at San Diego State University.
He later took over as head wrestling coach/Drama instructor at Chula Vista High school for a short time before accepting positions at Hilltop High School. During his time as coach the athletic director dropped the wrestling program due to budget restraints. Virchis set up a fundraiser & not only was wrestling reinstated, it was sustained for many years to come.
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Hardy was a CCCAA runner-up for the Jaguars in 1970 & third place in 1971.
|Rex Honey |
A graduate of Sweetwater High School, Rex Honey's main sport was football as he excelled as both a tight end and as a Linebacker. As a wrestler he won a Pacific-Southwestern Conference title. After his time at Southwestern College, Honey continued his football career at UC-Riverside. He later become a Geography professor at the University of Iowa.