Meet the Calabasas Football Coaches
Coach Cary Harris was a 2004 Super Prep All-American, Super Prep Elite 50, Prep Star All-American, Tom Lemming All-American, EA Sports All-American honorable mention, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Orange County Register Fab 15 second team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, All-CIF Southern Section first team, All-CIF Division III Defensive Player of the Year, Los Angeles Times All-Star, Los Angeles Times All-San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles Daily News All-Area first team selection as a senior running back and cornerback at Notre Dame High in Sherman Oaks (Calif.). He rushed for 1,800 yards with 24 TDs and had 81 tackles, 19 deflections, 2 forced fumbles and 2 interceptions in 2004. Notre Dame went 14-0 and won the CIF Division III championship in 2004.
As a junior in 2003, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass first team, All-CIF Southern Section second team and All-CIF Division III while gaining 1,150 rushing yards (7.5 yards per carry) with 17 TDs and posting 73 tackles, 6 deflections, 3 forced fumbles, 2 interceptions and 1 fumble recovery.
He was named to the Cal-Hi Sports Sophomore All-State and All-CIF Division III squads in 2002. In his career, Notre Dame won 3 consecutive CIF Division III crowns.
Coach Harris has a stellar career at University of Southern California under Coach Pete Carrol winning 3 Rose Bowls. Harris was a three-year starter between 2006 and 2008. He played reserve in 2005. He was a two-time All-Pac-10 honorable mention player in 2007 and 2008 and was considered a top cornerback for the 2009 NFL Draft. Drafted by the Buffalo Bills in 2009. Harris has also been a member of the Minnesota Vikings, Cincinnati Bengals, and New York Giants.
Coach Harris was Defensive Backs Coach at Moorpark College, coached in the NFL with Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks. He most recently served as Head Coach for Glendale High School for 2 years prior to CHS Football.
Coach Meyer Linter will be serving his 9th year coaching football at High School and College Level. Prior to Calabasas High School, he coached at Lawndale High School along with El Camino College & Santa Monica College. During his season at Lawndale, they won California State D2-A Championship, a first in Lawndale history.
In the three years of coaching at El Camino College, the staff was able to turn the
program around- achieving the 1st Bowl victory in over 10 years and were also 1 of 4 teams to
make it to the CCCAA Southern California State Playoffs. While coaching alongside Santa Monica
College he was apart of 3 of the 5 consecutive Conference Championships.
Meyer earned his BA in interdisciplinary Studies at The University of Arizona and continued his
education to receive a Masters Degree in Physical Education at Azuza Pacific University.
Meyer is supported by his wife, Katie, and son Landon.
Coach Linter brings his experience in developing high level Quarterbacks and his Offensive Scheme and knowledge to the program.
Coach Brandon Carswell 2006 honors included Super Prep All-American, EA Sports All-American third team, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first team, Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100, San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro first team and San Jose Mercury News All-Area MVP as a senior at Milpitas (Calif.) High. He threw for 1,406 yards and 15 TDs and ran for 1,503 yards with 19 TDs as a quarterback, as well as caught 13 passes for 364 yards (28.0 avg.), and had 11 interceptions as a cornerback in 2006. Milpitas won the 2006 CIF Central Coast Section large school championship.
Coach Carswell excelled at wide receiver for University of Southern California 2007-2011. After college, he played for the NFL teams San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders. He brings knowledge of the game at the highest level and will continue to develop elite receivers that are on the programs roster.
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Running Backs Coach
Coach Silas Redd was 2009 US Army All-American and Rivals.com Connecticut Player of the Year as a senior running back at King Low Heywood Thomas School in Stamford (Ct.). He played college football at Penn St in 2011 All-Big Ten second team and Walter Camp Connecticut Player of the Year honors as a sophomore tailback at Penn State. Overall in 2011 while appearing in all 13 games (starting 11), he ran for 1,241 yards (10th most in a season in Penn State history) on 244 carries (5.1 avg.) with 7 TDs, plus caught 9 passes for 40 yards (4.4 avg.) and had 1 tackle. He had 6 100-yard rushing games, with the last 5 coming consecutively (104 yards with 2 TDs on 12 carries against Indiana State, 129 yards on 29 carries at Indiana, 142 yards on 28 carries versus Iowa, 131 yards with 1 TD on 28 carries against Purdue, a career-high 164 yards with 1 TD on 18 carries at Northwestern and 137 yards with 1 TD on 30 carries versus Illinois). He was the first Nittany Lion with at least 5 consecutive 100-yard rushing games since Curtis Enis had 8 in a row in 1997. An injury to his collarbone and sternum slowed him during the final 3 games of the regular season. 2010: Redd, who enrolled at Penn State in January of 2010 after graduating a semester early from high school, ran for 437 yards (second on the team) on 77 carries (5.7 avg) with 2 TDs, plus had 4 receptions for 27 yards (6.8 avg.) and 7 kickoff returns for 147 yards (21.0 avg.), while appearing in 12 games as a first-year freshman backup tailback in 2010. He had 131 yards on 11 carries with a TD versus Northwestern.
Coach Silas transferred to University of Southern California in 2012 where he was granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA, was a co-starter at tailback as a junior in 2012. Overall in 2012 while appearing in 12 games (all but Arizona State, which he missed with a sprained ankle) and starting 6 times (Hawaii, Washington, Colorado, Arizona, Oregon, Georgia Tech), he had a team-leading 905 yards on 167 carries (5.4 avg.) with 9 TDs, plus 9 receptions for 113 yards (12.6 avg.) with 1 TD and 1 tackle. He made 2012 All-Pac-21 honorable mention and Phil Steele All-Pac-12 third team. Against Hawaii, he ran for 56 yards on 9 carries, with a 31-yard TD, and caught a 41-yard pass in his first game as a Trojan after transferring from Penn State. He had a game-high 107 yards on 15 carries at Syracuse, then scored a pair of 1-yard TDs while rushing for 17 yards on 13 carries at Stanford. Against California, he rushed for a season-high 158 yards on 21 carries (7.5 yards per carry) with a 33-yard TD (he also caught a pass for minus 2 yards). He had a game-best 77 yards on 17 carries with a 3-yard TD at Utah. He had a game-high 155 yards on 26 carries, with an 11-yard TD (he also had a 57-yard non-scoring run on USC's first play of the game to set up a field goal), and he added a tackle at Washington. He had 13 yards on 3 rushes and caught a 16-yard pass against Colorado. He had 57 yards on 13 rushes with a 10-yard TD and also caught 2 passes for 24 yards at Arizona. He had a team-best 92 yards on 18 carries with 2 short TDs and caught a 20-yard pass against Oregon. He had 8 yards on 3 carries at UCLA and 77 yards on 12 carries against Notre Dame. He had 88 yards on 17 carries along with 3 catches for 14 yards (wityh a 9-yard TD grab) against Georgia Tech. 2011:Redd earned 2011 All-Big Ten second team and Walter Camp Connecticut Player of the Year honors as a sophomore tailback at Penn State. Overall in 2011 while appearing in all 13 games (starting 11), he ran for 1,241 yards (10th most in a season in Penn State history) on 244 carries (5.1 avg.) with 7 TDs, plus caught 9 passes for 40 yards (4.4 avg.) and had 1 tackle. He had 6 100-yard rushing games, with the last 5 coming consecutively (104 yards with 2 TDs on 12 carries against Indiana State, 129 yards on 29 carries at Indiana, 142 yards on 28 carries versus Iowa, 131 yards with 1 TD on 28 carries against Purdue, a career-high 164 yards with 1 TD on 18 carries at Northwestern and 137 yards with 1 TD on 30 carries versus Illinois). He was the first Nittany Lion with at least 5 consecutive 100-yard rushing games since Curtis Enis had 8 in a row in 1997. An injury to his collarbone and sternum slowed him during the final 3 games of the regular season.
After college, Coach Redd played in the NFL for the Washington Redskins.
Coach Redd brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise at the running back position. He will help to develop elite level running backs to play at high level.
Coach Ian Dahlquist played at Bishop Alemany from 2011-2015. He coached at Glendale High School in 2019. In 2020, he entered his first year of coaching linebackers along with Strength and Conditioning. Coach Ian was intricate in the transition of the Coach Cary Era at Calabasas High School Football.