Lindsay P. Munoz


Lindsay Munoz was born and raised in Manteca. Lindsay, with his wife Patti, have a daughter Lindsey Paggett and son Michael Munoz. While attending Manteca High School, Lindsay excelled in tennis and basketball being selected All Valley Oak League in both sports. After graduating from Manteca High School, he earned a BA degree from California State University, Stanislaus, and began his teaching career in Manteca. During the next 33 years, Lindsay taught at Golden West Elementary School where he developed many innovative programs including writing the structure and rules for the Acorn League that provided after school sports for junior high students. While teaching at Golden West he earned his Master’s Degree in Administration. Lindsay moved to Manteca High School where he taught Ecology and Geology. He also coached Volleyball where his teams won four league championships and one undefeated season that took his team to the CIF Playoffs. In addition to coaching Volleyball, Lindsay also coached Track for 7 Years. Lindsay moved from Manteca High School to French Camp Elementary School as Vice Principal. He again started many innovate programs including the Authors’ Symposium which brought authors of children’s literature to the schools in the district. He also started the school wide Olympic Program that helped students understand sportsmanship, geography, and the cultures of many nations. After French Camp Elementary, Lindsay was selected as the Principal of Calla High School. As Principal he provided the leadership that helped increase the number of graduates every year for fifteen years. He elevated the position of Calla High School in the community so that the school was included, along with the comprehensive high schools, for scholarships and Student of the Month Awards. Lindsay was a member of Manteca Rotary Club serving as President in 2008.
Lindsay became involved the CAPS program and helped them to expand their services. Lindsay served on the Board of Directors for CAPS and brought awareness to the needs of those developmentally disabled adults. Since his retirement, Lindsay continues to help MUSD by substituting as an administrator as needed and counseling teachers and administrators to help them make the best contributions as professional educators.