After 11 years of coaching 11-man football, Gabe Espinoza is getting initiated into the eight-man version of the sport. Espinoza is the Orcutt Academy's eight-man team's new head coach. He coached football for 10 years at Santa Maria and coached at all three levels — varsity, junior varsity and freshman — at some time during his coaching tenure there. He spent both of his prior years as a varsity head coach there. After his time at Santa Maria, Espinoza coached for a year at Righetti. He took the 2018 season off from coaching. What are his plans for the Spartans this year? Find out by watching this video or by reading the full preview on