Starting his 25th year of coaching, 10th year at Sacramento
City College as the Head Menís Track and Field Coach. Coach
Dewar brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and success.
Before starting at Sacramento City College, Coach Rob was
the Assistant Head Coach for the Menís and Womenís,
sprints/jumps coach and recruiting coordinator for the
University of California, Davis for 8 years. Before joining
UC Davis in 1996, Coach Rob was the sprints and jumps coach
at CSU-Stanislaus for 8 years before UC Davis.
In his tenth season at the helm, Coach Rob and his staff
continued the success from the previous 9 years with a 2nd
place finish at the 2013 Big 8 Conference Championships, 6th
place at 2013 Nor Cal Championships and 15th place finish at
the 2013 California Community College State Championship.
The Pantherís had 4 Conference Champions, 16 All-Conference
Honors, 1 Nor Cal Champion, 1 All-American and 15 All-Time
Top Ten Performances and 90 Personal Best for the 2013
Jesse White was named Big 8 Conference Track Athlete of the
Year, this is the 10th athlete who has received this award
during Coach Robís tenure at Sacramento City College.
Additionally, Coach Rob and his coaching staff kept the
tradition of transferring 12 out of 13 sophomores onto a
4-year University, keeping it at a 90% rate since taking
over in 2004.
Coach Rob has coached 114 Conference Champions, 30-Nor Cal
Champions, 11-Junior College State Champions, 74-Junior
College All-Americans, 38 NCAA All-Americans, 3-NCAA
National Champions, 83 School Record Holders. He has coached
16 Conference Championships Team Titles (JC and NCAA), 4 Nor
Cal Championship team titles and 1 California Community
College State Championship while placing in the top 5 since
2006 (9th 2005, 3rd 2006, 1st 2007 first State Championship
since 1942, 2nd 2008,4th 2009, 2nd 2010, 5th, 2011 and 3rd
Previously at the 4 year level he coached 8 teams who have
placed in the top ten at the NCAA National Outdoor
Championships, three teams which placed 3rd and 4th, and in
2001, he guided the UC Davis Aggie menís 4x100 relay to itís
first-ever NCAA Championship berth. The squad posted a 6th
place finish (40.56) and garnered All-American distinction
and a school record. Then in 2002, Dewar performed a similar
feat when he mentored the Aggie womenís 4x100 team to its
first All-American status, placing 9th and running a school
record of 46.67. Other Dewar protťgťs before his tenure at
Sacramento City College, includes Sarah Chan, who took
seventh at NCAA nationals for an All-American in the triple
jump, 40-3, 2002; Jamal Bush National Champion in the menís
triple jump, 52-8, 1994 and Josh Flexman, who garnered CCAA
Freshman of the Year honors in 2001 and All-American status.
A native of Pasadena, California, Coach Dewar graduated from
Alta Loma High School. Where he was an All-Conference prep
sprinter in the 100, 200, 400, 4x100, and 4x400 meters and
set school records in the 100, 200. He was Alta Lomaís most
valuable track athlete in each of his four years and also
competed in football as a wide receiver and free safety.
He spent his first two collegiate seasons at Mount San
Antonio College (Mt. Sac) in Walnut, California, before
transferring to California State University, Stanislaus. He
earned NCAA All-American recognition at CSU-Stanislaus
placing second in the 4x100 relay before receiving his
bachelorís degree in physical education in 1990. Dewar has
an Associate of Arts degree from Mount San Antonio College,
a Bachelorís degree in Physical Education, minor in
Recreation from CSU-Stanislaus and a Masterís degree in
Organizational-Administrative Management from University of
Phoenix in Sacramento.
He also was the competition support crew chief for the 2000
and 2004 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials and the 2005,
2006 and 2007 NCAA Division I National Track and Field
Championships. He has been the Big 8 Track and Field/Cross
Country Conference Chair since 2008 and presently the
President of the California Community College Track and
Field Coaches Association, in two years will become the
President of Cross Country.
Coach Rob and his wife, Mary reside in North Woodland with
their Relay Team of four sonís: Ryland David (11), Trenton
Robert (9), Alexander John (6), Colton Jeffery (4), Coach
Rob also has a daughter Kylei (16). His wife Mary is ER and
ICU nurse for Woodland Memorial/Mercy San Juan in Sacramento
and a Flight nurse with Calstar.