Coach Eric Rado Bio

Coach Eric Rado is going into his third season on the Carlmont Football Staff. He currently serves as the Strength and Conditioning coordinator, Special Teams Coordinator, and Varsity Quarterback’s and Receivers coach.  Currently going into is 12th year of coaching, coach Rado enjoys seeing the players develop into successes, both on the field and in the classroom in college and beyond.

He joined the staff in the August of 2016, and served as the JV defensive coordinator. In 2017, he served as the Strength and Conditioning coordinator, Special Teams, and Varsity QB’s, Receivers, and Cornerbacks on defense. Carlmont recorded an 8-2 record on the varsity level.

A native of Farmington Hills, MI. Coach Rado played at Farmington High School under Head Coach John Bechtel and Offensive Coordinator Joe Pesci. After High School, he served on the Farmington football staff from 2007-2010.  In 2011, he joined the football staff at Farmington Hills Harrison. Harrison holds the most state championships in Michigan 13, under the school’s only Head Coach, John Herrington. Coach Herrington holds 435-108-1 record at school since 1970, including a 91-20 record in the playoffs. Coach Rado served on Joe Pesci’s JV staff. He most recently served as the JV Defensive Coordinator, Special Teams, and Defensive Backs / Receivers coach.

In December of 2015, he earned his Masters in Education – Physical Education Pedagogy, from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. In spring of 2014, he graduated from Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. Earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education, K-12 – With a minor in School Health Education, grades 6-12. Coach Rado currently teaches Adapted Physical Education for the San Mateo County Office of Education (August of 2016-Present).

Coach Rado is the product of two parents who worked in the public school system, teaching and maintenance. Eventually serving on the same staff at Harrison, with his Elementary, Middle, and High School PE teachers, serves as a constant reminder of what a positive impact coaching can make on a life.

Year by Year:

August 2007 – December 2010:
Football Coach – Farmington High School – Farmington, Michigan
2007 – Freshman (6-3): Scout Team Coordinator – Wide Receivers / Cornerbacks
2008 – Junior Varsity (3-6): Special Teams – Scout Team Coordinator – Wide Receivers / Cornerbacks
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach – Summer
2009 – Freshman (6-3): Special Teams – Scout Team Coordinator – Wide Receivers / Cornerbacks
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach – Summer
2010 – Freshman (3-6) : Defensive Coordinator – Special Teams –  Offensive / Defensive Line
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach – Summer

January 2011 – August 2016
Farmington Hills Harrison High School – Farmington Hills, Michigan
2011 – Junior Varsity (7-2): Special Teams – Assistant Offensive / Defensive Line
2012 – Junior Varsity (9-0): Special Teams – Scout Team Coordinator – Running Backs – Outside Linebackers
Ran Freshman and JV Summer Strength and Conditioning Camp
2013 – Freshman (3-5): Head Coach – Offensive Coordinator – QB’s, Running Backs, Wide Receivers – Special Teams – Defensive Secondary
Ran Freshman and JV Summer Strength and Conditioning Camp
2014 – Junior Varsity (6-3): Special Teams – Wide Receivers  – Defensive Secondary
2015 – Junior Varsity (7-3): Defensive Coordinator – Special Teams – Wide Receivers – Defensive Backs

August 2016 – Present
Carlmont High School – Belmont, California
2016 – Junior Varsity (6-4): Defensive Coordinator – Special Teams – Wide Receivers – Defensive Backs
2017 – Varsity (8-2): Special Teams Coordinator – Cornerbacks – Wide Receivers – Quarterbacks  – Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
2018