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Since our first season in 1959, many talented athletes, coaches and board members have participated in our football and cheer program. The contribution of our athletes is easily measured and many went on to successful high-school, college and pro careers.

Success of our alumni isn’t measured only by on-field performance.  The countless hours that our volunteers have contributed over the past 50 years is simply amazing.  Our organization is forever indebted to them for their vision, passion and commitment.

Below you will find a listing of those individuals who truly understood what T-Bird PRIDE meant and are part of our important history–and those who had great success after T-Birds.

NameT-BirdHigh SchoolCollege(s) / PositionPro Team(s)
Corbin LouksSan Ramon ValleyUtah / QB
Roy Helu Jr.
San Ramon ValleyNebraska / RBRedskins, Raiders
Chris CarterSan Ramon ValleyUC Davis /  WR
Drew McAlisterMonte VistaUSC / Safety
Kevin LopinaWashington State / QB
Joe SouthwickSan Ramon ValleyBoise State / QB
Brett TrimbleSan Ramon ValleySouthern Oregon / QB
Tommy HemmingsenMonte VistaUC Davis / WR
Jeff KoppSan Ramon ValleyUSC / LBDolphins, Jags, Ravens, Patriots
Kevin Kerkridey‘83Miami / TE
Steve Abrams‘83Monte VistaUtah State / RB
Shaun Hensley‘84BYU / MLB
Brandon Sweeney‘03Univ. of San Diego
James Schlegal‘02California
Sam KellerSan Ramon ValleyASU/Nebraska / QB
Matt Lasker'91Monte VistaUniv of Nevada Reno / RB 
John Shepanek‘79Monte VistaUniv. of Nevada Reno
Harmon BrunoSan Ramon ValleyWillamette / LB
Steve CallawaySan Ramon ValleyNebraska, Cal / Long Snapper
Peter KertzMonte VistaCal- RB
Bryce PetersonSan Ramon ValleySacramento State / WR
Mike Sullivan‘64Ygnacio ValleyOregon / QB
Kirk Pulliver‘83De La SalleSt. Mary’s
Kirk Gerling‘78Monte VistaWyoming / RB
Dan Smithwick‘03San Ramon ValleyBrown / OLB
Brad IngramMonte VistaTulsa, Hawaii / WR
Sean Kearney90San Ramon ValleyDiablo Valley / LB
Joe Marsac‘83San Ramon ValleySacramento State
Eric SandmannDe La SalleColorado
Keith GarrattSan Ramon ValleyColorado


NameT-BirdCoaching Role
Bob LadouceurHead Football Coach- De La Salle High School, Concord, CA

Key Contributors/Volunteers

Pete VillaFounder1958
Joe DameFounder
Mr. GerlingAthletic DirectorFirst Athletic Director
Roy IngramCoachFinancial Support
Darla IngramCheer DirectorFinancial Support- Founded Cheer Program
Vim KeosianCoach/Director
John ShepanekCoach/Director
Chris CarterDirector
Kevin O’ReillyDirector

Dates indicate final year with team

Contact Us

San Ramon Valley Thunderbirds Football & Cheer

160 Alamo Plaza, 722
Alamo, California 94507

Email: [email protected]

San Ramon Valley Thunderbirds Football & Cheer

160 Alamo Plaza, 722
Alamo, California 94507

Email: [email protected]
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