The Head Coach of Menlo-Atherton Football, Steve is passionate about developing young men who will be leaders in their communities and have the necessary skills to be successful in all phases of their life.

A native of San Jose, he graduated from Piedmont Hills High School in 1990, where he was an outstanding football and basketball player. After high school, he attended West Valley JC at Portland State University, where he would go on to become a Division II All-American running back and set numerous school and NCAA records. He played for the Scottish Claymores in NFL Europe before returning to San Jose where he signed a free agent contract with the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League.

Papin was most recently at Independence-San Jose where he built the program up over five seasons, going 18-5 in his last two years, including an 11-1 record in 2018.

Read more about Coach Papin in the San Jose Mercury News or InMenlo.


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