Coaches

 

Head Track & Field Coach

Rick Martinez, '83

 

Coaching Career:  Mater Dei, 26th season

7 time OC Register Coach of the Year (’94 & ’04 & '11 & '12 & '13 & '14 & '18)

CIF Track & Field Coach of the Year ('14)

U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association State Coach of the Year ('14)

 

CIF Track Team Runner- up ’98 & ‘04 & '12 & '13

OC Girl Track Champions 2000, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018

OC Boy Track Champions 2012

CIF Girls Team Champions 2011, 2018

CIF Boys Team Champions 2014

CIF State Boys Team Champions 2014

 

High School:  Mater Dei

1983 Mater Dei Athlete of the Year

CIF Cross Country Team Champion ‘81

CIF Cross Country Runner up ’80 and ‘82

CIF Track Team Runner up ‘83

 

Collegiate: UC Irvine

3:42.40 1500m Personal Best

3rd All-Time UCI 1500m

1:51 800m Personal Best

48.5 400m Personal Best

14:26 500m Personal Best

2:55 1200m Personal Best

23:56 8000m Personal Best

 

Track Assistant Coaches

 

Sam Collins, Sprints- 15th Season

Level I USA Track and Field Coaching Certification
400m Hurdler, competed for Santa Monica Track Club, personal best 50.54

1989 USA Track and Field Grand Prix Champion, 400m Hurdles
1988 U.S.A. Olympic Trials, 400m Hurdles
Cal State Long Beach, 2 x Conference and NCAA qualifier

National Junior Olympic 400m Hurdles 3rd place

Coaching Career 

13 CIF Champions

3 CIF Team Champions

25 Orange County Champions

6 Orange County Team Champions

15 CIF State Qualifiers

7 CIF State Finalists

2 CIF State Champions

 

 

Rich Oberreuter, Throws

CIF Heavy Weight Champ (Wrestling)         

1st Team All CIF Football -San Diego
USC 1966-71- Football
25 years Throws Coach                                   

4 CIF Champs - 12 CIF Placers    

5 State Qualifiers

 

 

Keinan Briggs, Jumps 

Personal Records: Triple Jump - 52'4

110 Meter Hurdles - 14.39 42"

Valencia HS: 110 meter hurdles and triple jump record holder

2 time Orange League Field MVP

8 Orange League Championships

Orange Coast College: OCC Male Student-Athlete of the Year 2003

110 meter hurdles and triple jump record holder

Cal State Los Angeles: CCAA triple jump champion

7th all-time triple jumper

2 time NCAA DII Nationals participant

Post Collegiate: 6th - 2011 USA Track & Field Indoor Championships

13th - 2010 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships

USATF 2010 So. Cal Regional triple jump Champion

USATF 2010 SD/Imperial Regional triple jump Champion

 

 

Vince O’Boyle, Distance Program Coordinator / Recruiting Consultant

20 time Big West Conference Coach of the Year

Inducted into the Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 2010

12 Big West Conference titles in Women's Cross Country.

7 Big West Conference titles in Men's Cross Country.

18 Individual Big West Men and Women Cross Country champions.

10 NCAA All-Americans in Cross Country.

15 NCAA All-Americans in Track & Field.

USA Head Coach Women's Cross Country Team - 1992 World Championships

 

 

Maggie Newton-Neal, Distance 

Healdsburg High 2005-2007

2007 – School Record 800 meter

 

Laguna Beach 2007-2008

2008 – MVP Track and Field

2007 – Cross Country MVP

 

UC Irvine 2008-2013

Cross Country

5k PR- 18:02

6k PR- 22:07

2010 – NCAA regional team qualifier

2011 – Team Captain

2011 – NCAA Regional team qualifier

2012 – NCAA regional team qualifier

2010- 2012- Team Captain

 

Track

400 PR- 56 seconds

800 PR- 2:09

15:00 PR- 4:35

2011 – 7th fastest 800 meter runner in UCI history (All-time list)

2012-2013 – Big West Conference All-Academic Scholar Athlete

2011-2013 – Team Captain

 

 

Jesus Molina, Distance

Dana Hills 2006-2010

Junior Year

Cross Country

3 mile-15:25

Mt. SAC-15:45

Woodward Park- 16:40

CIF Div. 1 SS and State Team Champions.

Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) 17th place team

 

Track

800- 1:55.13

1600- 4:22

3200- 9:27

OC Champs 4th place 800m

CIF SS Div. 1 Finals 7th place 800m

 

Senior Year

Cross Country

3 mile-15:19

Mt. SAC- 15:26 19th Place CIF SS Finals

Woodward Park- 15:42 26th Place State meet

League, OC Champs, CIF SS Div. 1 and State Team Champions

Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) 6th Place team finish.

 

Dolphin Award presented to the Captain and Leader of the Team.

 

Track

800-1:53.2

1600-4:17

4x400 relay- split 49 high

Arcadia 4xMile National Leader and relay Champion.

State Meet Qualifier in the 800m

1st Team All League and County

Co-MVP award

Wall of Fame Award

 

Arizona State University-

Track

800-1:52.5

1500-3:50.88

5k- 14:49

  

Sonny Duong, Pole Vault

Former Head Coach at Marina High School

Assistant Pole Vault Coach at Higher Flyers Pole Vault Club 

Volunteer Pole Vault Coach at Golden West College 

Volunteer Pole Vault Coach at New Mexico State University 

8 years of prep coaching experience 

4 years of collegiate coaching experience 

Girls CIF California State Champion; 2015, 2013 

Boys CIF California Sate Champion; 2015 runner up 

Girls CIF Southern Section Masters Champion; 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011 

Girls Orange County Champion 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 

Boys Orange County Champion 2015, 2013   

 

 

Head Coach, Rick Martinez

rmartinez@materdei.org

(714) 850-6706