Rob Dewar (10th Year)

Head Menís Track and Field Coach

Sprints / Relays / Mid-Distance




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 season.

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 2012).

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.



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