Justin Aaron

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Justin Aaron was a two-sport star as a student at Napa High and later returned to teach and coach at the school. He was an outfielder and first baseman on the 1985 and 1986 Indian baseball teams. As a senior, he was team captain, Most Valuable Player, All-MEL First Team and All-County. His baseball skills led to a baseball scholarship to U.C. Berkeley. Aaron played four years of soccer in high school and helped Napa win MEL championships in each of those four years. In his senior year, he was Co-Offensive Player of the Year and All-MEL. Aaron was also chosen as 1986 Male Athlete of the Year at Napa High. In four years of playing soccer for Napa High, Aaron was only involved in one loss to a MEL opponent. Aaron returned to Napa High as a teacher and coach in 1992. He coached frosh-soph boys soccer in 1992 and varsity boys soccer in 1993, 1994 and 1995. He became the varsity girls soccer coach for the 1995-96 and 1996-97 seasons. In his five years as a varsity soccer coach at Napa High School, Aaron’s teams won five MEL championships. His one JV soccer team was also the MEL champion. His 1994 MEL championship team is the only MEL team to advance to the Division I, Sac-Joaquin Section finals. Aaron has contributed a great deal to Napa High School as a student (3.7 grade point average), as a baseball and soccer player, and as a boys and girls soccer coach whose teams achieved incomparable success.