Richard Trujillo is a Denver native and a graduate of Denver Public Schools. Richard attended Metro State University of Denver and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Performance and Sport. He holds teaching certifications in K-12 Physical Education, secondary math, and secondary health. Before coming to Gilpin, he taught algebra at Thomas Jefferson High School and PE at Schmitt Elementary School. In addition to teaching he has served in the US Navy for 7 years. Richard has been a high school football coach in Denver for 13 years and is currently coaching at Bear Creek High School. When not working he enjoys spending quality time with his wife and children.