Email: JCapehart@gusd.net

  • College: California State University, Northridge (CSUN)

    - B.S. in Kinesiology, Physical Education Option; Single-Subject Teaching Credential
    - Teaching Credential, Michael D. Eisner College of Education
    - Competed for four years on the track team as a pole vaulter
     

    Hoover HS: 17th Year teaching Physical Education

    - Co-Chair of the Physical Education Department (2021)
    - Previously involved with Students Run Los Angeles (LA Marathon training group)
    - Previously coached JV Girls Soccer and Track 
    - Previously taught Health
     

    Interests:

    - Favorite Teams: Carolina Panthers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Dodgers, Brisbane Lions
     
    - Played 8 years of Slow-Pitch, Co-Ed Softball
    - Completed 7 Full Marathons (5 LA, Ventura, Chicago)
    - Completed a Super Sprint Triathlon (in Ohio with family)
     
    - Worked 11 Years at Los Angeles Valley College, Monarch Day Camp (Counselor and Operations Director)
     
    - Visited 17 U.S. National Parks:
          Grand Canyon, Gateway Arch, Yosemite, Sequoia, King's Canyon, 
          Olympic, Mount Rainier, Haleakala, Hawai'i Volcanoes, Bryce Canyon, 
          Zion, Carlbad Caverns, Guadalupe Mtns, Death Valley, Pinnacles,
          Lassen Volcanic, Redwood
     
    (Need to go to Channel Islands to compete all 9 in CA; priority to see Glacier, Yellowstone, and Grand Tetons in the near future)
     
    -Visited 21 States (Stayed overnight outside of the airport or drove through):
          CA, NV, HI, OR, WA, AZ, MT, ID, UT, LA, NY, OH, GA, IA, IL, MO, NM, TX, AR, TN, OK
                +2: Technically stepped foot in Kentucky and Kansas (outside of airport)
     
                 Of these States I have visited, have been to 14 State Capitals:
                 CA, NV, HI, WA, AZ, ID, OK, AR, GA, OH, LA, IA, TN, UT
     
    -Visited 4 Other Countries
           England, France, Mexico, Canada
     
    (Definitely would like to go to Australia and New Zealand someday soon.)