Assistant Coach (Outside Linebackers) • First Year • Cal Poly '18
Recruiting Area: Inland Empire
A rush linebacker and defensive end at Cal Poly from 2012-16, Josh Letuligasenoa began his coaching career at his alma mater in April 2019, coaching the outside linebackers.
One of three Letuligasenoa brothers to play football at Cal Poly -- Lefi as an offensive lineman and Noah as a linebacker -- Josh made 66 tackles as a senior and 65 more as a sophomore. He earned 3.5 sacks among his 9.5 tackles for lost yardage in 2016, also breaking up three passes, and notched three sacks in his sophomore campaign as well. He was a third-team All-Big Sky Conference selection as a senior and earned All-Big Sky Conference honorable mention praise as a sophomore.
A team captain in 2016, Letuligasenoa was invited to the Green Bay Packers rookie mini camp in May 2017 but was cut by the NFL team just prior to the start of the 2017 regular season.
Following the 2014 season, Letuligasenoa was the recipient of the Mel Kaufman Award, presented annually to the Mustang who most exemplifies the virtues that Kaufman, the four-time winner of a Super Bowl ring, displayed on and off the field. He played in 10 games as a redshirt freshman in 2013, backing up the defensive ends and recording five tackles.
Letuligasenoa is a graduate of Elk Grove High School just south of Sacramento. He recorded 109 tackles (58 solo) as a senior, recording double-digit tackles in six games and also catching 11 passes for 178 yards and one touchdown as a tight end. Letuligasenoa earned first-team All-Delta Valley League and second-team All-State honors and was selected to play in the East vs. West Holiday Classic All-Star Game. In wrestling, Letuligasenoa was a four-time Delta Valley League champion, finished third in the 2011 CIF-Sac-Joaquin Section Championships and posted a 2-2 mark in the 2011 state meet at 215 pounds. He was 1-2 in the 2012 state finals at 220. Letuligasenoa won the 2011 Delta Valley League title in the discus (146-11) and placed sixth in the shot put (41-1 3/4).
Letuligasenoa earned his bachelor's degree in industrial technology at Cal Poly in 2018.