Head Coach: Danny Kung
(Hurdles, Sprints, Jumps, & Relays)
Coach Kung enters his 10th year with the program and 7th year as head coach specializing in the hurdles, sprints and relays. Throughout his 15 years of coaching, he has coached numerous CIF-SDS individual champions and state qualifiers as well as winning 2 CIF-SDS Div. II Team Champions at La Jolla High (One with the boys and one with the girls). He has helped Sage Creek build a reputation for great long sprinters, hurdlers and relay teams along with helping lead the boys and girls team to their first track & field league championship. During the 2021 track season, he lead both Bobcat teams to their 1st CIF Div III Title.
He hopes to continue building up the reputation of excellence as a full track and field program in San Diego.
Assistant Coach: Jason Jacobson
Coach Jason Jacobson begins his 4rd year with the program. He has been coaching cross country for over 20 years in California and in Oregon. His cross country teams have won multiple league and section titles. He has had athletes and/or teams advance to the XC State Meet 20 years, including 8 straight team D-IV state meet appearances and winning the 2010 D-IV Boys State Meet. 10 of his athletes advanced to the State Meet in Track & Field. He is coming off a great 2023 Cross Country season by leading the Bobcats to CIF D-III Boys XC title and with State Births by the boys squad and 3 individual girls.
Assistant Coach: Jason Imhoff
Coach Jason Imhoff enters his 6th year with the program as an assistant coach specializing in the pole vault. He has helped revive the pole vault program after having no vaulting program from 2015-2017. He has sent multiple athletes in pole vault to the CIF-SDS championships as well as coached 2 State Qualifiers.
Assistant Coach: Erl Cabanas
Coach Erl Cabanas enters his 5th year as an assistant throws coach. A former collegiate sprinter, himself, he has coached 3 national champions and several medalist in the javelin, as well as a multiple athletes to the CA state championships. As well as sent 2 Bobcats to the CA State Track and Field Championships.
Assistant Coach: Ben Kaplan
Coach Ben Kaplan enters his 2nd year as an assistant jumps/sprints coach. A Bobcat Alumni, Ben helped the team from 2018-2021 as a High Jumper/Sprinter. He was part of the 2021 SDS-CIF Boys Div III team championship and is the #2 High Jumper at Sage Creek with a jump of 6'5".
Assistant Coach: Megan Mattson
Coach Megan Mattson enters her 1st year as an assistant hurdles coach. A Bobcat alumni, she ran from 2015-2018 as a hurdler/sprinter. She was the CIF-SDS DII Champion in the 300H in both her junior and senior years, holds 3 school records (100H, 300H and 400m) as well as the first female Bobcat to qualify for the CIF State meet. She continued her hurdle career at UC San Diego, where she is ranked #7 in program history in the 100H.
She is excited to continue to build upon the reputation of excellence Sage Creek has established.
Volunteer Coach: Randy Hixon
Coach Hixon coached pole vault in high school and club programs in northern California for 12 years and at Carlsbad and La Costa Canyon high schools in the 2021-2022 season. He has coached vaulters that successfully competed in qualifying and final competitions at the California State Championships between 2013 and 2019. He vaulted in high school and college at Santa Monica City College and San Fernando Valley State College (now Cal State University, Northridge) and since retiring has competed in the pole vault at various Masters Track and Field competitions in Idaho, Oregon and California.