John Sanford Athlete Profile

John Sanford

Height: 5-10 Weight: 155 Roster Years: 1978-1980 Hometown: Goleta, UT Last School: Santa Barbara City College


  • Parents, Jack and Cathy, are both P.E. teachers and tennis coaches, Jack at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Cathy at Dos Pueblos High
  • Recreation major

Before BYU

  • Played four years of tennis at Dos Pueblos High
  • Was a prep team captain
  • MVP three years
  • Won CIF doubles
  • Junior college transfer from Santa Barbara City College, where he went undefeated in doubles for one year
  • Compiled a a 25-3 record in singles and a 30-0 doubles competition as a JC player
  • Named MVP both years as JC player
  • His team was No. 2 in Southern Cal his sophomore year
  • While a JC player he also won the Ojai Calley Junior College Tennis tourney