Ralph Valle
Ralph Valle
Title: Head Coach
Phone: (323) 415-5300
Email: vallerj@elac.edu

East Los Angeles College Wrestling has been under the direction of Coach Valle for the past 21 years; during this time the ‘HUSKIES’ have earned 3 top 10 finishes in the State Tournament been four times a Conference Runner-Up and has a third place finish in the Southern California Regional Tournament.

Coach Valle has coach 38 State Place Winners including two State Champions, 4 State Runners-Up, 12 All-Americans and 6 Academic All-Americans. In 2007 he was selected Southern California Coach of the Year.

A  Head High School Coach for 15 years, his record includes 221 Dual Meet Victories, 10 League Championships, 4 CIF Dual Team Titles, 3 CIF Tournament Titles (3X Runners-Up) and 2 top twenty State Final Finishes.

A former ELAC Student Athlete Coach Valle was Wrestling Team Captain and Qualified for the State Championships; he was also a member of the 1974 State Championship Football Team.

After a season wrestling for the Titans of California State University Fullerton (DIV I) Valle complete his senior season as Diablo for California University Los Angeles (DIV II) where he earned MVP Honors and was Team Captain and an NCAA Qualifier.

Coach Valle was also a USWF State Champion, 3rd at the USA California State Open and AAU / Southern Pacific Association Grand Champion.

Coach Valle was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2014 for Life Time Service to Wrestling.

Coach Valle has earned an Associate of Arts Degree from East Los Angeles College; a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Physical Education from California State University Los Angeles; a Master of Science Degree in School Counseling from The University of La Verne.

Mr. Valle has been a High School Counselor and is a tenured Counselor at East Los Angeles College.

Married for 22 years to Bonnie Valle, they have 2 daughters, Christina and Corina, who are both in college.

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