Once an Eagle, always an Eagle! Dr. Eric Preszler returned in 2020 to lead the CVCS athletic program after three-plus years at Saddleback College where he served as the assistant head football coach, wide receivers coach, and kinesiology instructor. During his time with Saddleback football, Coach Preszler was an integral part of a combined 24-9 record with a Patriot Bowl win, two SCFA playoff runs, and nearly 100 players who transferred to four-year schools on an athletic scholarship. Prior to Saddleback, Eric Preszler was the head football coach, head track coach, and 9th-10th grade academic counselor at Arrowhead Christian Academy.
Preszler is no stranger to CVCS after a combined 33-18 record in five seasons as both an assistant head coach and head coach with the Eagle football program from 2011 to 2015. He also served as the Athletic Director from 2014 to 2015 and was a part of the 2014 CIF-SS Baseball Championship and multiple postseason experiences in all sports. Prior to CVCS, Coach Preszler was a varsity assistant at Huntington Beach High School working with the wide receivers and defensive backs. His time with Huntington Beach led to the opportunity to coach in the 2014 Orange County North/South All-Star football game.
Preszler earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Chapman University in 2009 and has extensive experience in sports medicine and strength/conditioning at the high school, collegiate, and clinical level. Preszler played college football at Concordia College, MN where he helped lead the program to a MIAC championship in 2004. Preszler coached high school basketball while at Concordia, finishing third in the state of Minnesota in 2005 and was a three-sport athlete in high school.
Coach Preszler lives in Ladera Ranch with his wife and their four children.
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Chapman University