The longtime Mt. SAC Athletic Special Events supporter is one of California’s most successful coaches, winning 15 CIF state titles overall.
“I loved the idea right away. I thought it was so cool. I had just been training and training and training so anything to break it up. This seemed like something great. I just loved the concept, it was different and creative.”
Hilmer Lodge Stadium has been turned into a state-of-the-art 11,500-seat stadium that could potentially expand to 20,000 seats for bigger events, but when it will make its long-awaited, much anticipated debut is anyone’s guess with the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to stall sporting events for the foreseeable future.
Construction has been completed on the new Hilmer Lodge Stadium, but the Mt. SAC planned April 4th grand opening celebration has been postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. The 2020 Mt. SAC Relays, scheduled for April 16-18th, were also cancelled; the first Mt. SAC Relays not to be held in its 62-year history.
At the 59th edition, when all was said-and-done, 75 marks were top 20 in the world, including six world-leading marks, two national collegiate records and seven NCAA Division I season-leading marks. There were also two national high school marks broken and 15 meet records broken.