Esperanza High School is excited to announce the hiring of Wes Choate as our new Head Football Coach. Coach Choate brings with him a wealth of football knowledge and experience, along with a passion for connecting with student athletes and helping them grow as both football players and young men. We look forward to the 2019 season and continuing the Aztec tradition of excellence.
Choate will be entering his 20th year of coaching football, 15 years at the high school level and 5 years at the junior college level. He was the Defensive Coordinator for Pacifica High School from 2002-2008, where they won 6 league championships and played in the C.I.F. Finals twice. Choate became the Head Coach at La Quinta High School in 2010 taking that team to the playoffs for the first time in 21 years. Also, while at La Quinta High School he was named the Garden Grove League Coach of the Year. In his time at Golden West College, Choate’s roles included Offensive Coordinator, Defensive Coordinator and Recruiting Coordinator. Currently, Coach Choate is a Social Science teacher and Head Football Coach at San Bernardino High School.
Coach Choate is ecstatic about the opportunity to come back home to Orange County where his wife Vivian, their new son Wyatt, and their extended family will be able make Aztec football a family affair. About his new position, Coach Choate stated, “I cannot express how excited I am to be a part of such an amazing football tradition and get started on helping our Aztecs reach their goals.”