Coaches

Coach Kohles

Coach Kohles is a proud Oakland Native. A Skyline Alum who started coaching soon after graduating. Coach Kohles is USATF Level 1 Certified in all events and is USATF level 2 certified in sprints, hurdles and relays. Since he took over the program Skyline has won 17 OAL Titles (8 boys, 9 girls), the team has set 4 school records, produced 77 Section Champions (42 girls and 35 boys), 41 State qualifiers (21 girls, 20 boys) and 2 state medals (2nd and 3rd place) and have sent 120 Titans on to college, 91 of which went to 4 year Universities.

Coach Alvarado returns for his seventh year of coaching the Titan’s boy’s and girl’s distance program. Since coming back home to the program as an assistant coach for the boy’s and girl’s championship 2011 cross country seasons, Coach Alvarado has specialized in teaching students mobility drills and helping them get back on the trail. In his spare time, Coach Alvarado enjoys teaching inner-city youth how to throw heavy things long distances.

Coach Alvarado is never one to shy from coaching clinics and is always open to learning new methods of advancing our sport, especially if it concerns a new way to stretch a muscle. Coach Alvarado is a USATF Level 1 Certified Coach in all events and is an Accredited Interscholastic Coach in Track & Field by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).

Of all of the successes that he has helped bring about as a coach at Skyline, Coach Alvarado’s favorite accomplishments are still that the Skyline Cross Country and Track & Field programs consistently develop successful Titans on and off the track.

Coach Borgeson was a three sport athlete in high school (cross country, basketball, track and field). He earned his bachelor’s degree from UC Santa Cruz and his Teaching credential from CSU East Bay. This is his 4th year teaching at Skyline, and 5th season with Skyline Cross Country and Track & Field. He runs all Skyline's vertical and horizontal jumps. He is USATF Level 1 Certified in all events.