Meet the Coaches
Marques Gales – Head Coach
Marques Gales is currently the Head Wrestling Coach at Sacramento City College. In his two seasons with Sac. City, the team has finished top-4 in the state and won the BIG 8 Conference Championship both times. He has coached a Junior College State Champion, 7 Junior College All-Americans, 12 Academic All-Americans, and 15 state-placers. He also works as an assistant professor of kinesiology at Sac. City.
Prior to Sac. City, Gales was the Head Wrestling Coach at Trinity College, an NCAA Division 3 school located in Hartford, CT. While at Trinity, Gales coached three NCAA Tournament qualifiers, 6 Academic All-Americans, and was voted the NCAA Division 3 Rookie Coach of the year in 2014. Before taking over the reins at Trinity, Glaes was a Graduate Assistant Coach at Springfield College in Massachusetts. At Springfield, he helped lead a tea, tp a top-8 National finish, coached a National Champion, and 7 NCAA All-Americans. Gales also reveived his Master’s degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology while at Springfield.
As a collegiate wrestler, Gales was an NCAA Division 2 National qualifier and Academic All-American for San Francisco State University. Before transferring to SF State, he was a two-time Junior College state placer and Axademic All-American. He is a native of Fairfield, CA and attended Armijo High School, where he was a MEL Champion and Masters qualifier.