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Rob Mendez Biography
Rob Mendez is an American football coach with no arms or legs. He is the head coach of the junior varsity football team at Saratoga High School.Rob Mendez
The Bay Area high school football coach was born with a rare disorder called tetra-amelia syndrome that left him with no arms or legs.
Now, he inspires others to be strong and never give up despite adversity. Mendez is changing the football community with his coaching ability as the JV coach of Prospect High School in Saratoga, Calif, and inspiring the world with his story.
According to ESPN, he learned the fundamentals of the sport by playing Madden, and was the team manager of his high school football team as a freshman. By the time Mendez was a senior, he served as the team’s quarterbacks coach.
After he graduated from high school, Mendez spent 12 years serving as an assistant coach at various local high school programs. He was named Prospect’s JV head coach ahead of the 2018 season, and went 8-2 in his first season at the helm.
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In July 2019, he was honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the 2019 ESPY Awards Wednesday night.
Rob Mendez Age
Mendez is 31 years old as of 2019. He likes to keep his personal life private hence it is not known which month or date he was born or when he celebrates his birthday.
Rob Mendez Family | Rob Mendez Parents
Rob has not yet disclosed the names of his parents. He thanks his parents for making him always feel normal and his father for always playing ball with him. His father taught him to push his limits, and he did just that.
Rob Mendez Wife
He likes to keep her personal life private hence there is no any available information or news about his dating life.
Rob Mendez Salary/ Net Worth
The exact amount of salary that Mendez’ receives is not yet disclosed. His estimated net worth is also not made public.
Rob Mendez ESPY Awards
Mendez was honored for his tenacity and determination at the 2019 ESPY Awards on Wednesday. He accepted the Jimmy V award for perseverance at the Los Angeles ceremony.
“It is an honor to be here tonight,” said Rob, before thanking his parents, his students and more influential people in his life. “I also want to thank the game of football for all it has given me, for allowing me to be apart of a team. … The reality is, I am here and if there’s any message I want to give you guys tonight, is to look at me … when you dedicate yourself to something … and focus on what you can do instead of what you can’t do, you really can go places in this world.”
“I’m not done yet,” promised Mendez. “I made it this far, who says I can’t go further? Who says I can’t? Nobody.”