Michael Kahn is the Program Manager for the Los Alamitos Education Foundation. He was raised in Rossmoor and attended Hopkinson, McAuliffe and Los Alamitos High School. He is a Griffin through and through! Mike attended Sonoma State University for one year before the football program folded. As a freshman inside linebacker, he was named freshman defensive player of the year and earned all-NCAC honors. As a sophomore, he transferred to Humboldt State University and started another two years at middle linebacker. After finishing his collegiate football career in Northern California, he transferred to Cal State Fullerton and began coaching linebackers at Orange High School in 2000 under the tutelage of his former linebacker coach at SSU.
Upon graduation from CSU, Fullerton in 2003, Michael taught and coached at Warren High School in Downey for three years. He then coached football for two seasons at Lakewood High School while substitute teaching in Long Beach Unified and concurrently completed his teaching credential. Upon completing his teaching credential, Michael was invited to work for the family business in Tucson, Arizona which he did for the next 6 years. He became an expert at property management as he managed three apartment complexes, two retail strip centers, an industrial building and several houses.
As much knowledge as he gained in Tucson, Michael is ecstatic to be back home in Los Alamitos where he is only minutes from the surf. He is honored to serve the district and community that did so much for him! Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Cal State Fullerton and a Business teaching credential from National University. He is married and has two children.