Bernie Eckel

Science Teacher, Head Wrestling Coach

Mr. Bernie Eckel rejoined the Christian Brothers High School faculty in 2008. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from Washington State University.  Currently, Mr. Eckel teaches Honors Chemistry and AP Chemistry.  He is also assistant coach of CB’s wrestling team.

Coach Bernie Eckel is currently in his 17th year of coaching wrestling. Coach Eckel wrestled in both high school and for the United States Coast Guard. He has coached at five different schools, three of which produced state champions. Coach Eckel is currently the only coach at Christian Brothers who has produced a California State Champion, wrestler Mallory Velte ’13. Bernie Eckel coaches because he loves the bonds that are built between coaches and the CB wrestlers. Eckel also teaches Chemistry at Christian Brothers.


Phone: 916-733-3600 X 1004