As a former NFL player with 11 years of experience, coach Barnett has been part of some of the greatest football teams in NFL history. Prior to being drafted in the first round of 2003, he was a part of a successful turnaround at Oregon State University, where they accomplished the first winning season in 29 years.
In more recent years, coach Barnett participated in an internship program thru the NFL in 2018 where he worked with former Green Bay Packer head coach Mike McCarthy.
Since that time coach Barnett has focused on youth programs, including the last two years coaching Pop Warner with LCCPW. Last year was his first year as the Head Coach for the 14U team, winning the WCC championship.
He was a LB position coach at La costa canyon High school for JV and Varsity in 2022. He is a high energy coach that demands kids reach their potential doing it the right way and is very excited to take over as the head coach of the growing Del Norte program.
Varsity / JV Offensive Coordinator
Varsity/JV Special Teams & DB Coach
Varsity / JV OL Coach
Varsity / JV Running Backs Coach
Matt Rochelle grew up in San Diego and attended Mt. Carmel High School. He played collegiate football at both the D1AA and D2 levels. He was a hybrid slot receiver/running back.
Matt received his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental and Ocean Sciences from the University of San Diego and his Master of Science in Geographic Information Science and Technologies from the University of Southern California. He also is a certified ISSA trainer working with the local youth and adults at WayaLife performance during his free time. He is currently working as an Engineer professionally.
With his playing experience, love of the game, and passion for helping the youth, he enjoys providing training resources that he didn’t have access to at a young age. He says “It is the best feeling seeing the youth work and succeed toward their athletic dreams”. He says coaching allows him to stay active, healthy, and competitive.
Varsity / JV Receivers Coach
Varsity DL & JV Head Coach
Freshman WR Coach
Freshman Special Teams / Defensive Backs Coach
Freshman Linebackers Coach
Varsity Defensive Coordinator / Safeties Coach
Varsity / JV Quarterback Coach
Varsity / JV OL Coach
Varsity / JV Receiver Coach
Varsity Linebackers Coach & JV Defensive Coordinator
Freshman Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator
Freshman OL / DL and Asst. Strength Coach
Coach Pete is in his first year with Del Norte High School. He is a former 2 sport high school athlete who possesses over 10 plus years of coaching experience. An alumni of San Diego State University, who is a certified NFHS Coach & NASM-CPT.He has worked with several NFL play 360 leagues around the county and volunteered at many local youth football camps. He strives to positively impact each and every youth athlete he comes across, in order to make sure they become the best student-athlete they can possibly be. “Success isn’t owned, it’s leased. And rent is due every day.”J.J. Watt
Freshman Defensive Coordinator