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Football Staff

  • 8th Blue Hector Rodriguez III
  • 8th Blue Eric Cano
  • 8th White: David Rivas
  • 8th White: Andy Zamora 
  • 7th Blue Jaime de la Garza
  • 7th Blue Sam Barrientos
  • 7th White: Phillip Pray
  • 7th WhiteRoman Deleon


                                                                Mission Statement

The ultimate goal of the Rafael Cantu Junior High Athletic Department is to serve as an integral part of the total educational program by ensuring and enhancing the quality of life for our youth.  I believe that athletics provides one of the finest avenues through which today’s young athletes can become constructive and positive members of society.  By stressing fair play, sportsmanship, and teamwork, students will learn the key life lesson that hard work leads to success.

At Rafael Cantu Junior High, we believe that participation in athletics greatly benefits our student athletes by helping them to realize their full potential relative to their growth and development.  Our student athletes, in order to be productive in an ever-changing society, will be provided with a varied and diversified program designed to instill competitiveness, develop skills, build positive characteristics, and foster sound values.  


                                                                       Vision Statement

By helping young men achieve their highest potential We believe that the Rafael Cantu Football program will be respected as the very best junior high school athletic program in the Rio Grande Valley. I want young men to leave our program better people than they were when they joined the team.  My purpose as a coach is, “The relentless pursuit of excellence in high school football.”