Harold Strauss is a proud product of the Colton Joint Unified School District. Harold graduated from Bloomington High School before obtaining his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and teaching credential from California State University, San Bernardino. He then obtained his Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration in Exercise and Sport from Concorida University.
Harold is certified as an Athletic Administrator and possesses a National Coaching Certification Instructor through the American Sport Education Program. He is also a certified CPR/First Aid instructor.
Harold brings a wealth of experience to GTHS, not only as a football coach, but throughout the athletic programs. Harold received county-wide recognition as the 2010/11 recipient of the Educational Medal of Honor. In 2010 in was inducted into the National Single Wing Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame and received the SCIFCA Clare Van Hoorebeke Award. These are but a few of the numerous awards that Harold has been honored with throughout his coaching career.
Most recently, Harold has been serving as the Athletic Director at Colton High School. He has decided to re-enter the coaching arena and Grand Terrace is fortunate to build its football program with him.