Lifters of the year 2012-2013. Nick Monica and Matt McNab

Notre Dame High School Weight Room
Mission Statement:

Notre Dame Athletic Development has a goal to provide each student-athlete with a sport specific fitness program to improve athletic performance and reduce injuries while maintaining an environment that promotes discipline, leadership, and attention to detail.


Coach Nicholas Garcia

M.S., C.S.C.S, USAW, USATF Level III, IAAF Level V

Coach Garcia is a graduate of St. Francis High School in Mountain View, CA, where he won ALL-WCAL honors as an offensive guard and shot putter in track and field.  Coach Garcia continued his football and track career at San Jose City College where he started at linebacker and was a state finalist in the shot put.  He then accepted a track scholarship to California State University, Northridge (CSUN).  While at CSUN, Coach Garcia earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Kinesiology and was a two-time Big Sky champion in the shot put.  Coach Garcia teaches Physical Education, coaches the throwing events for track and field, and is the Strength and Conditioning coach.  He resides in North Hills.



Coach Nick Garcia, Coach Joe McNab, Coach Shannon Genova
  • 13645 Riverside Drive
  • Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
  • 818-933-3600
  • Attendance: 818-990-1856