Bob Dinaberg

Bob Dinaberg, Hall of Fame Coach

Bob Dinaberg begins his 18th year as Athletic Director at Santa Barbara City College. A college employee since 1969, Dinaberg also served as Head Football Coach from 1969 through 1986. As a native of Los Angeles, he attended Hamilton High School, Santa Monica City College, and graduated from UCLA, where he played football for the great Red Sanders. He received his Masters Degree in Physical Education from Fresno State University.

Prior to coming to Santa Barbara, Dinaberg was a Graduate Assistant in Football at UCLA, a teacher and coach in Los Angeles, Head Football Coach at Clovis High School, Assistant Football Coach at Fresno City College and Head Football Coach at California Western University (now U.S.I.U.)

As Santa Barbara City College Head Football Coach, Dinaberg’s record was 119-62-3 with 8 Conference Championships. Bob served as President of the California Community College Football Coaches Association froml975-76. He was President of California Community Colleges Athletic Directors’ Association from 1986-87. From 1991-92, Bob was President of the National Association of Two Year College Athletic Administrators, and from 1994 to 96, he was President of the Western State Football Conference.

Currently he serves as President of the Western State Conference. The Athletic Round Table has honored Dinaberg as Coach of the Year three times. He has been honored as the Cal Coaches Community College Athletic Director of the Year. Bob is also a member of the California Community College Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Bob has been married to his wife, Joan for 38 years and they have two married daughters: Pam and Leslie.