Former players now enjoying scholarship collegiate careers in wide receiver/safety Travis Talianko (2011, San Jose State) and running back/safety Dietrich Riley (2010, UCLA) made special visits back to extol the virtues of their alma mater.
"This place means a lot to me," Riley told the assembly at the close of Tuesday's session. "[St. Francis] taught me about being disciplined and focusing on my main priorities."
Bonds had his entire varsity and junior varsity coaching staff on the field running drills and clinics. And over a half-dozen of the returning players from last year's team that advanced to the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Western Division playoffs, including Jared Lebowitz, Trevor Provencio, Joey Velladao, Matt Kubly and Gordon Grbavac, guided the campers through each activity.