Rick joined the South High Track coaching staff in 2008 as the distance and cross country coach. After coaching many successful teams and individuals in the distance events, Rick became the Head Track Coach for South in 2016.  In this role, Rick’s goal is create a team family with a culture of hard work, excellence, and personal growth.

In college, Rick competed for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and graduated with a degree in Business Management in 1998.  After many years of working in aerospace, Rick changed careers in 2006 and began working for Coast Christian Fellowship in Torrance.  As a Senior Associate Pastor, Rick oversees the children’s ministry and the youth department.

Since 2014, Rick has successfully competed in several marathons including the Boston Marathon.  Rick and Jodie have been married for 17 years and have four wonderful children.