Bridging The Gap, by Steve Cassady

Bridging The Gap, by Steve Cassady

Bridging The Gap is a book written by a former student-athlete and current Athletic Director in the community college system, Steve Cassady. A brief description, testimonials and directions to order the publication can be found below.



Captivates with real life accounts of Community College Athletics since the 1936 Olympics--accounts that chronicle the CC significance for so many people otherwise heading nowhere as they cross the yawning chasm into potential fulfilled.


“…I came from a high school of 300 where I barely graduated…I owe everything to Shasta College”

                                                                                          --Jason Sehorn: Shasta College football, basketball & Track, 1990-1992

                                                                               USC All-America; NFL All-Pro New York Giants


“I can honestly say, absolutely, if it weren’t for Golden West College, the rest would never have happened.”

                                                                       --Patty Cardenas: Golden West water polo, 2002-2005;

                                                                              USC; Silver medalist USA Olympic water polo, 2008


“It all started for me at Fresno City College when a history teacher…challenged me to raise the bar on my books…”

                                                                        --Dr. Harry Edwards: Fresno City track, 1960;

                                                                                Professor Emeritus, sociology, UC Berkeley;

                                                                                Organizer, Human Rights Protest, 1968


Bridging the Gap—a great book.  I couldn’t stop reading.  I didn’t put it down until I finished, and I never do that.  Steve Cassady brings home the significance of what all do in athletics at the community college level.

                                                                             --Robert Maglione

                                                                                    CCC Softball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Coach

                                                                                    Napa College and Sacramento City College, 1981-20


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