Steve Lassegard


Class of 1970


Steve only ran cross country his senior year. Prior to that he had been on the swim team and instead of going out for water polo he came out for cross country. Steve made the seventh man and moved up to the fourth man by the end of the season in which the Lions won their seventh consecutive league title and place fourth at CIF Finals.

After high school, Steve ran at Goldenwest College and won the conference title in cross country his sophomore year, his first win in a cross country race. In fact he still holds the school record in the 880. Steve transferred to Cal Poly Pomona and continued running winning the CCAA crown inn the 1500 meters and finishing 7th at the Division II meet just missing All-American by a place.

Currently Steve coaches at Corona Del Mar High School and still competes in Masters and Senior meets including national championships.