May 25, 2024

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Vigil planned Monday for Casey Dumont, Irvine assistant baseball and football coach

Casey Dumont was a popular Irvine High baseball and football assistant coach. (Photo courtesy Irvine baseball)

A memorial vigil will be held Monday night, Aug. 16, at Irvine Stadium for popular Irvine High School assistant baseball and football coach Casey Dumont, who died Saturday night, according to Vaquero baseball coach Gabriel Cota.

The vigil will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. and the public is invited, Cota said.

Dumont, 42, died late Saturday night following sudden cardiac arrest, according to Irvine Principal Monica Colunga. Dumont was a special education instructor at Irvine and coach.

Dumont had been the lead assistant coach on Coach Cota’s varsity baseball team.

To read OC Sports Zone’s tribute to Dumont, please click here.