Administration .

Alan Bingham – President Santa Clarita Track Club

Alan is the founder and president of the Santa Clarita Track Club, Alan has been involved with track and field for 37 years when his children first started, now his grandchildren are on the team. He has been timing track meets back as far as he can remember. As the founder of Santa Clarita Track Club 20 years ago he wanted to start a program that was specifically for Track & Field athletes. As president of the corporation, his primary duties and responsibilities are to manage the club’s business.

Alan still oversees the timing of the Santa Clarita Track Club events, from track meets, cross country meets, or SOAR’s 5k/10K run Mardi Gras Madness.

Santa Clarita Track Club has 3 divisions, Track & Field, Cross Country, and SOAR (Students off and Running).
Santa Clarita Track Club has approximately 575 athletes that it serves every year.

Alan served in 2011 – 2013 as commissioner of the Valley Youth Conference Track & Field and is currently on the VYC Executive Board of Directors as CFO.

Alan has ran 9 marathons and 3 half marathons. When he’s not at a Storm event, he’s out on his Harley Davidson Motorcycle touring the back roads with his wife Elaine.

Alan has 5 adult children and 14 grandchildren. Alan has been married to Elaine Bingham for 46 years.

Elaine Bingham – Track & Field Head Coach

Coach Bingham is entering her twelfth year of coaching with Storm. She has been coaching youth track and field for over 37 years. She started coaching her 4 kids in another program and was instrumental in creating the Canyon Country team in 1994. She has served in the Valley Youth Conference as League President and Commissioner of Track and Field. She has also coached at the high school level at Canyon High School. Coach Bingham has attended countless coaching clinics to continue to learn and teach the sport. She is starting her second generation coaching with her grandkids & children of athletes she coached as youth.

Coach Bingham has completed 19 marathon and countless other races, she began running in 1994 a gift that was giving to her by her children’s interest in Track & Cross Country. As a child Elaine had Polio and was told she would never run. She is very thankful they were wrong.

When she is not coaching Track she spends most of her time with her family, 5 adult children, and 14 grand children. She enjoys Duke Basketball! and riding on the back of her Harley Davidson Motorcycle with her husband of 40 years Alan. They have toured most of the southwest.

Coaching Track & Field is her passion and she enjoys the success of every member on the Storm Team.

Age Group Coaches


Jamal Thompson – Youth & Intermediate Head Coach

Jamal Thompson – Youth & Intermediate Head Coach

This will be Coach Thompson’s Ninth year coaching for Storm.  Jamal has coached at every age level during his time with Storm Track Club.  Jamal has a USATF Level 1 certified coach.

Jamal’s primary experience with athletics is as an NCAA Division 1 volleyball player for CSUN where he competed for the only team CSUN has ever placed in a national championship game.  He was lured back into athletics when his children expressed an interest in competing in Track and Field.

Currently Jamal is Managing Director at the independent wealth management firm, Domari Wealth Management.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children.

Ernesto Smith – Youth & Intermediate Assistant Coach

Ernesto will be starting his fifth year coaching with Storm, he has been coaching basketball and soccer and has always been involved with his children’s sports teams when ever he can.

– Assistant Youth & Intermediate Coach

– Assistant Youth & Intermediate Coach

– Assistant Youth & Intermediate Coach

TBA – Assistant Midget Coach


Jack K

Jack Kpachavi – Juniors Head Coach

Jack is looking forward to helping with the Midget coaching this year.

Akil Davis
Assistant Juniors

Coached youth soccer for 8 years, and youth Track & Field for 2 years with Storm.

Teri Jefferson – Juniors Assistant Coach

This is Teri’s 2nd year coaching with Storm. In high school Teri competed in various sports, including Track & Field. She has 3 daughters in the program. She was an assistant coach with the Bantams last year. This year she will be working with the Juniors group and assisting in high jump.

Anita SmithJuniors Assistant Coach

Tracy GoodwillJuniors Assistant Coach

Jamie Alamillo Juniors Assistant Coach

Juniors Assistant Coach

Juniors Assistant Coach


Alicia Stella – Bantam Coach

Alicia is a forth year coach for Storm. She coached with the Bantam last year. She has 2 athletes in the program and brings patients and expertise to our team. Alicia just completed her USATF Level 1 Coaches certification and is excited to continue with the Bantam age group.


Etelvina (Tina) Romo – Bantam Assistant Coach

Tina is looking forward to coaching with the Bantams this year.

Sandra Smith – Gremlin Assistant Coach

This will be Sandra’s second year coaching for Storm Track Club. She will be assisting with the Gremlins. She is the mother of three boys in the program; a Bantam, a Gremlin, and a Gremlin.

Sandra is currently a stay-at-home mom. She often volunteers in her children’s school and is a board member of the school’s PTSA. She holds a BA degree in Sociology from California State University Northridge and served in the Army for 8 years.

– Gremlin Assistant Coach

Courtenay Poucher – Bantam Assistant Coach

Courtenay is looking forward to coaching with the Bantams this year.

Lavonda Young (Nikki) – Bantam Assistant Coach

Nikki is looking forward to coaching with the Bantams this year.

Bantam Assistant Coach

Bantam Assistant Coach


Mike Salgado
Gremlin Co-Head Coach

This is Mike’s first year as Gremlin Co-Head coach.
He looks forward seeing his kids athletic journey. Mike has three kids in the program , ages 12, 10 and 6. Mike works in Valencia and loves volunteering in extra curricular activities in town.

Craig Moss
Gremlin Co-Head Coach

At age 18 I came to running to lose some weight, accidentally completed a marathon. Twenty-nine years later I am still running and loving every minute of it. I used to classify myself as a “marathoner” as that’s what I loved to train for and complete. After 47 marathons I have focused more on running for fun and fitness than chasing distances and time goals.

I have been a coach of the Students Run LA program that is offered to LAUSD middle and highs school students for 15 years. Our main goal was to train for the LA Marathon each March. So my main coaching experience is with older kids and longer distances. I look forward to putting on a new “coaching hat” as I assist with the sub-gremlins group.

Gregory Cromer
Gremlin Assistant Coach

Gregory is looking forward to coaching with the Gremlins this year.

Kristal Morales
Gremlin Assistant Coach

Kristal is a first year assistant coach with 2 kids on the team.

Denzel Drye
Gremlin Assistant Coach

Denzel is a first year assistant coach.



Marie-Lou Garcia
Sub-Gremlin Head Coach

Marie-Lou is looking forward to coaching with the Sub-Gremlins this year.

Nicolette Tomeu-Tresierras
Sub-Gremlin Head Assistant Coach

Stephanie Miller
Sub-Gremlin Head Assistant Coach

Stephanie is looking forward to coaching with the Sub-Gremlins this year.

Sub-Gremlin Head Assistant Coach

Specialty Coaches


Rocky Turner – Hurdles

This will be Coach Turners Tenth year coaching for Storm. She has coached at the Midget and Youth Levels here at Storm. This year, she will return and focus on Relays & Coaching education.

Coach Turner has helped coach dozens of youth athletes the past three years to reach their goal and become All American Athletes at the National Junior Olympics. She is a USA Track & Field Level 2 Certified Youth Coach, and Pending USATF Level 3/IAAF Level 5 Elite Youth Coach. She brings 7 years of youth coaching experience with Santa Clarita Storm and Valley United Track Clubs at the local and national level, and over 25 years of track enthusiasm to her scientific approach to speed training. She currently is the Sprint Coach at Saugus High School.

Her coaching philosophy is simple. To be a true teacher of the sport. To teach the athletes not only the science behind speed training, but self respect, respect for their fellow athletes and their future competitors. She hopes to help them set realistic goals, teach them how to achieve them, and have a ton of fun in a sport that they too will fall in love with.

James Prestridge – Shot Put Coach 

James competed in the decathlon at USC, he has coached numerous track camps for junior high school and high school age athletes.

Long Jump


Andy Fenelon – Long Jump

Andy is in his second year of coaching for Storm. He looks forward to the return of Track & Field for his children.

Andy is in his second year of coaching for Storm. He looks forward to the return of Track & Field for his children.


Rodney Hawkins – Long Jump

Rodney is returning this year and has been with Storm since 2012. He looks forward to the return of Track & Field for his children.

Denzel Drye – Long Jump

– Long Jump

High Jump

– High Jump

– High Jump


Jeremy Stepan – Head Distance Coach

Responsible for the distance program, both track and cross-country. He is starting his 10th track season and has been privileged to work with 100’s of amazing athletes. Many of the top high school athletes in our valley got their start with Storm.

Whether you are aiming for a college scholarship or just to be in shape, coach Jeremy’s pride is in helping you reach your goals and potential. Through words of encouragement and killer workouts his goal is to make you a runner for life.

With a group of over 6 incredible assistant coaches, we have continued to achieve excellence in youth distance running both at the local and national USATF levels.

Outside Storm he coaches.., and enjoys training for all disciplines of triathlon, and most importantly relaxing with his amazingly supportive wife of 17 years, and 4 kids!

Jonah Soltes
Distance Assistant Coach

This is Jonah’s 2nd year coaching with storm, he was once an athlete and has returned to give back!


Irina Nikolayeva
Distance Assistant Coach

Irina looks forward to the return of Track and Field.
Irina helped with the 2021 Cross Country Season.


Jimmy Calderon

Jimmy Calderon
Distance Assistant Coach

Jimmy has been helping Storm since the 2021 Cross Country Season. Jimmy is an alumni of Storm Track & Field and is here giving back.

Theo Baljet
Distance Assistant Coach

Theo helped coach his son’s flag-football team for several years and he has coached T-ball. Theo is looking forward to Track and field.

Aaron Dalley
Distance Assistant Coach

Aaron has helped for many years he was head coach of Pop warner football for 5 years. He has also been an assistant coach for AYSO soccer, he has also helped coach for Valencia High School Track & Field during the COVID shut down.

Kevin Alverez

Kevin Orozco
Distance Assistant Coach

Kevin helped coach during the 2021 Cross Country season.

Jaime Calderon

Jaime Calderon
Distance Assistant Coach

Jaime helped coach during the 2021 Cross Country season.

Sean Finegan
Distance Assistant Coach

Sean has helped coach distance for several years.

Beth Theule
Distance Assistant Coach

Beth has been coaching since 2019 during the Cross Country season.

Distance Assistant Coach