Sione Ta'ufo'ou has made the tough decision to leave Menlo-Atherton High in order to focus on a master's degree that he has been working on and would like to complete. He determined that he could not accomplish this goal and continue to coach football at the same time.
When Ta'ufo'ou became the Bears' head football coach for the 2010 season, the program had several different coaches over the previous few seasons. He brought great stability to the program when it was desperately needed. He instilled discipline, accountability, and structure to the program. In addition, he instituted a mandatory study hall and the number of football players who became ineligible plunged under his leadership.
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