Robert Hernandez enters his first season as an assistant coach for the Pomona-Pitzer Track and Field team. Coach Hernandez will primary be working with the Sagehen pole vaulters.
Hernandez has an extensive coaching background that includes nearly a decade of experience at the Prep level where he established a well recognized vault program at Rosemead High School. During this time, Hernandez guided multiple athletes to pole vault league championships and CIF Southern Section Finals births.
Coach Carpenter had the following to say about Hernandez joining the Sagehen program, "We are thrilled to have Coach Hernandez joining our program at Pomona-Piter. He brings a wealth of knowledge to our pole vault squad and the passion he has for the pole vault event is invigorating and inspiring. I am excited to see this event group shine under Coach Hernandez's leadership."
A native of Montebello, CA, Hernandez holds a A.A. in Liberal Arts from ELAC, and a B.A. in Social Science with a concentration in History from California State University of Los Angeles.