Rob Putnam

                                                                   Head Coach





A Panther since 2015, Coach Putnam                                                                                       ran Cross Country at Palomar College, and has a                                                                  bachelors degree in Kinesiology and teaching                                                                        credential from Cal State San Marcos.  He was                                                                        assistant track/cross country coach for Palomar                                                                     and Escondido High School before his first

                                                                Head Coaching  job at age 26 with Mission                                                                              Hills High.  After coaching 3 years in both sports                                                                  he joined Vista High to  teach physical education.  Also Vista’s cross country coach, “Coach Put”  has coached three League Champion teams, and one CIF Cross Country Championship team. His track teams have a total win-loss record of 82-40, he's coached 8 individual CIF Champions, and two 3rd place individuals at the CA State Championships.  His favorite team is his family at home. He married his high school sweetheart, Naomi and they have 2 sons and 2 daughters: Silas, Eli, Finnley and Flora.  GO BIG RED!!!