Steven Mojarro
Steven Mojarro
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 626-585-7770
Year: 7th Season in 2023
Position: Offensive Line

An interim head coach of the Lancers from 2017-2019, Steven Mojarro transitioned to become a valuable assistant coach, now with the offensive line, as he enters his seventh season at PCC. He had served as an offensive line assistant coach in 2016. 

In his three seasons as head coach, the Lancers went 15-15, including a 6-4 mark in 2019, the first better-than-.500 record by a PCC team in 11 years. 

Mojarro previously was a head coach at East Los Angeles College from 2012-2014, and was an assistant for the Huskies program from 2008-2011. He also spent a season as an assistant coach for Compton College. Since 2010, Mojarro has seen more than 200 players he's coached move on to the 4-year university level.

In 2021, Mojarro guided the development of All-State and All-SCFA First Team tackle Edward Aranda Calixto and Second Team center Steven Ortiz. PCC's unheralded offensive line helped the Lancers offense average 31.5 points a game and a solid 47 percent conversion rate on both third down and fourth downs. The work of the O-Line allowed PCC to average a chain-moving 23 first downs per game. 

In 2019, the Lancers outscored their last three opponents, 98-2, including back-to-back shutouts (first time in 45 years) as they closed out the season in second place in the SCFA American Pacific League at 4-1. Mojarro's team posted a 4-game winning streak to finish the year.

Wide receiver/kick returner David Telles was named All-State, becoming the first Lancer to ever receive that recognition in two consecutive seasons. Defensive back Kaydon Spens (expected to be part of the '21 Lancers) and linebacker Mark Navarro also were selected to the 2019 All-State squad. Fifteen Lancers made it to the All-SCFA American Pacific League First and Second Teams including flashy running quarterback Edward Norton (1,549 total yards, led the Lancers in rushing, passing and produced 17 touchdowns). Norton then was the Athletics Division choice as the PCC Men's Athlete of the Year for 2019-2020. Norton also is slated to play in the 2021 season.

Mojarro was excited to see offensive linemen 2018 class Juan De La Torre (Eastern Kentucky University) and 2019 medical redshirt Krikour Koustanian (Northern Colorado) each sign with NCAA Division I-FCS programs. Each player experienced unique hardships along their journey as De La Torre was a DACA student and Koustanian a Syrian refugee only five years removed from fleeing his war-torn home country. 

Although the 2018 Lancers struggled at 4-6, PCC's offense led the state in ball control with 35 minutes of time possession per game. 

In the '17 season, Mojarro coached PCC to its first .500 season in eight years. A 5-game winning streak highlighted the campaign as the Lancers also went a successful 4-2 to finish in third place in the SCFA Metro League.

An impressive list of 15 Lancers were selected to the All-SCFA First and Second Teams. PCC's defensive secondary finished fifth overall (third in the regular season) in state interceptions with 21. Mojarro coached two unanimous selections to the First Team in punter/kicker Enrique Lozano and punt returner/defensive back Yusef Muhammad. Lozano and wide receiver Stevie Williams were later picked to the All-State Region IV Team.

Mojarro moved 27 players in all from his 2017 team to 4-year universities, the most by a PCC head coach since 2004.

His ‘17 Lancers finished averaging 31.1 points a game, the 15th best scoring season in PCC football history. In the team’s 5-game win string, PCC scored 30 or more points in each of the victories, a feat that has only been matched in a single season one other time by a PCC team in 1982.

At the prep level as a coach, Mojarro went from Huntington Park High (2002) to South Gate (2003-2005) and then Roosevelt High (2006-2008) as both an offensive line and assistant head coach.