ABOUT THS TRACK AND FIELD
" The harder you work
The harder it is to surrender "
Welcome to Torrance High Track & Field!
The Tartars have been running their track program for over 70 years, starting with the era of Louis Zamperini. Now, the team is roughly 150 people strong, with several skilled and wonderful coaches, including head coach Kyle Irvine entering his 26th year running the program. The team motto: Desire, Dedication, Discipline - The Three " D's " has inspired the team to many accomplishments. The varsity boys and girls were Pioneer League Champs in 2012 first time in school history. There have been league champions in different events and numerous athletes advance to the CIF Prelims and Finals. Since 1999 the following athletes have advanced to the CIF Masters meet: Doug Westphal, Kim Ramirez, Leslie Barrie, Kevin Finney, Oscar Nnoli, Michael Munro, Kent Morikawa, and Isaiah Emerson. Doug Westphal was an 800 meter State Qualifier placing 11th in 2001, Kevin Finney placed second in the long jump at State, 2003, and Kent Morikawa was a state qualifier in the 3200 meters, in 2007.
Torrance High Track and Field provides the following benefits:
Strength and endurance
Head Coach - Kyle Irvine
Sprints/Hurdles/Relays - Kyle Irvine
Pole Vault Coach - Sam Munro
Jumps Coach - Derrick Hamilton
Distance Coach - Michael Stevenson
Throws Coaches - Erwin Bensan, Thomas Craig