A graduate of Dan Doyle’s famed Centennial Secondary football teams, Mike Ross returned to the Coquitlam School District to teach and coach high school football. He began at Montgomery Jr. High before moving over to PoCo High School, which later became Terry Fox Secondary. He would win a provincial championship in 1992.
Ross served as president of the BC Secondary Schools Football Association in 1973 and had a second stint in 1992-92. He has coached many players that went on to play collegiately and in the CFL.