Who We Are

Whittier College Track & Field strives for a culture of excellence that is rooted in our core values. These core values are:
Purpose
Ownership
Excellence
Teamwork
Sportsmanship

The program is also focused on the growth and development of each person and creating an environment where all individuals are valued members of the team with ideas to contribute and given the opportunity to lead.

Set on a beautiful campus in Los Angeles, CA, Whittier is a highly selective Liberal Arts College, with one of the world's largest cities as its background. Academic, career, cultural, and lifetime opportunities surround our student athletes. These immense resources make their 4 years memorable, insightful, and authentic. And these 4 years will prepare them for the next 40 years of their careers and lives.

Meet the Coaches

Robert Neely

Head Men's & Women's Track & Field Coach

Phone: 562-464-4531

Greg Phillips

Assistant Coach - Distance

Phone: (562) 907-4975

Aaron Lund

Recruiting Coordinator/Assistant Coach

Phone: (562) 907-5174

Available Camps



There are no camps available at this time

About Our Program

Questionnaire

Interested in becoming a Poet? Submit our online recruit questionnaire to get started! A member of our staff will be in touch with you shortly after.

Men's Roster

Check out our 2017-18 roster to learn more about our team! If you're interested in seeing your name on our roster, be sure to submit our online recruit questionnaire.

Men's Schedule

Come out and support the Men's Track & Field program this season! The 2017-18 schedule will be announced soon!

Women's Roster

Check out our 2017-18 roster to learn more about our team! If you're interested in seeing your name on our roster, be sure to submit our online recruit questionnaire.

Women's Schedule

Come out and support the Women's Track & Field program this season! The 2017-18 schedule will be announced soon!

Latest News

Six Poets named USTFCCCA NCAA All-West Region

This week the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced their All-Region teams and the Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field teams saw six athletes earn NCAA All-West Region recognition.

5,000m Records fall at Oxy Invitational

A handful of Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field athletes took part in the Oxy Invitational this past weekend with both 5,000m records falling.

Poet’s finish 7th at SCIAC Championships

The Whittier College Men’s Track & Field team faced some tough competition within the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships this past weekend as they totaled 35.50 points.

Miguel Redmond named SCIAC Athlete of the Week

It has been three years since an individual from Whittier College has received SCIAC Athlete of the Week recognition for Men’s Track & Field. This past Saturday, senior Miguel Redmond (San Jose, Calif.) became one of a number of Poets to earn this recognition.

Poets make history at Oxy Distance Carnival

The Whittier College Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams took a small number of athletes over to Eagle Rock for the annual Occidental Distance Carnival Spring Break Classic this past Friday.

Men’s Track & Field performs well at SCIAC Multi Duals

The Whittier College Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams represented well at the first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Multi Dual Saturday as they took on the University of Redlands and Claremont-M-S.

Track & Field Releases 2017 Schedule

First year Head Coach for the Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field team Robert Neely officially released his 2017 Schedule Tuesday.

Poets continue to compete at Occidental Invitational

Six distance/middle-distance runners concluded their seasons in impressive fashion as some members of the Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Teams took part in the Occidental Invitational.

Poets post strong results at SCIAC Championships

The Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Teams took part in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) over the weekend and came away with some strong results.

Poets face tough field at SCIAC No. 3

The Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field teams met a tough field during the SCIAC No. 3 Tournament facing off against Redlands, Occidental, and Caltech.

Julissa Tobias Concludes Season at National Championships

Over the weekend at the SPIRE Institute for the 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Track & Field National Championships, Whittier College distance runner Julissa Tobias (Norwalk, Calif.) competed on the national stage for the first time (track) in her career.

Six Poets named USTFCCCA All-West Region

This week the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced their All-Region teams and the Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field teams saw six athletes earn NCAA All-West Region recognition.

5,000m Records fall at Oxy Invitational

A handful of Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field athletes took part in the Oxy Invitational this past weekend with both 5,000m records falling.

Poets take 3rd at SCIAC No. 3 Dual Meet

The Whittier College Women’s Track & Field team wrapped up their third dual meet taking 3rd overall picking up wins over Caltech (93-47) and Chapman (103-27), while narrowing missing an upset victory over La Verne (85-70).

Julissa Tobias leads Poets at Pomona-Pitzer Invite

The Whittier College Women’s Track & Field team continues to get great individual finishes this season as they again put together a strong effort, this time at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational in preparation for the SCIAC No. 3 meet this weekend.

Poets move up in All-Time Records at SCIAC Multi-Duals

The Whittier College Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams represented well at the first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Multi Dual Saturday as they took on the University of Redlands and Claremont-M-S.

Track & Field Releases 2017 Schedule

First year Head Coach for the Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field team Robert Neely officially released his 2017 Schedule Tuesday.

Poets continue to compete at Occidental Invitational

Six distance/middle-distance runners concluded their seasons in impressive fashion as some members of the Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Teams took part in the Occidental Invitational.

Poets post strong results at SCIAC Championships

The Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Teams took part in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) over the weekend and came away with some strong results.

Poets face tough field at SCIAC No. 3

The Whittier College Men’s & Women’s Track & Field teams met a tough field during the SCIAC No. 3 Tournament facing off against Redlands, Occidental, and Caltech.

Contact Us

Want to learn more about our camps? Let's chat. Contact us by phone or email at any time:

 
* = required field

Address:
13847 Earlham Dr.
Whittier, CA 90602

Email: alund@whittier.edu

Phone: (320) 288-6365