Dan Albano has been a high school sports writer for The Orange County Register since 1993. He specializes in soccer and swimming in general, but covers a wide variety of sports. Dan’s Water His passion for the sport earned him the nickname Aqua in the newsroom, Dan, and has taken him to multiple US Olympic swim trials and many US water polo events as a reporter. He also writes about high school football recruiting, including his FAB 15 his team’s annual The Register, which lists the top high school football players in the Western United States ahead of National Signing Day. Before each season, he compiles a Hot 150 list of notable football players in his County of Orange. During the football season, he partners with Steve Fryer and Jonathan Khamis on his OCVarsity’s Gridiron Show and hosts a weekly podcast about Trinity League his football. In 2015, Dunn won the Southern California High School Football He Coaches Association Bud He Dwyer Jr. Media Award. In 2017 he was honored by the CIF Southern Section as Jim Stanton Character His Champion. Dunn graduated from California State University, Fullerton, where he worked as a reporter, sports reporter, editor-in-chief, and opinion editor at The Daily Titan News.