Coaches

Coach Kohles

Coach Kohles is a proud Oakland Native. A Skyline Alum who started Coaching Cross Country and Track & Field in the 2009-2010 school year. He took over the program in the 2011-12 school year. Coach Kohles is USATF Level 1 Certified in all events and is USATF level 2 certified in sprints, hurdles and relays. Coach Kohles also teaches ASB Leadership on campus and is the school's activities director.

Coach Stewart is an Oakland Native and Skyline Alum. A former track and field athlete herself is coming into her second year of coaching and has already made a lasting impact on the team. She graduated from UC Riverside, an NCAA division 1 school, where she studied computer science and media & cultural studies. At Riverside she was apart of the DI track team and also played club rugby. A majority of the time she handles the sprinters, specializing in strength and conditioning.

Coach Berrol is an Alumnus of Skyline High School, who studied BioChemistry at the University of California Davis where he ran for one an half years of NCAA division II track and during his time at Davis was also a student athletic trainer. Currently he works locally as an Emergency Medicine Physician, as the director of Emergency Services at ABSMC/Summit. He has two children who have participated in Skyline's renown cross country & track and field program. He has been working as an assistant Cross Country Coach officially since 2018, but has been lurking around the program for several years prior to that. He also serves as the Titans lead Pole Vault coach during track season.

Coach Hackett graduated from Skyline in 2019 and is currently majoring in kinesiology at Cal State East Bay, where he has ran NCAA Division II cross country and track for 2 years. He loves running and Weezer.


Coach Alvarado returns for his ninth 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 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.