Meet Coach Torres

Dan Torres started his coaching career in 1974 at William N Neff High School in La Mirada, California, where they were the CIF SS 2A Football Champions. In 1977 Coach Torres moved to John Glenn High School to coach football and baseball, where they were CIF SS 2A Runner-Up Baseball Champions. Coach Torres moved up to coach Division 1 football at several colleges.

In 1983 left coaching college football to marry his wife, Stephanie, of 38 years, and went back to coaching

g high school football and baseball at Villa Park High School. Moving to Temecula in 1994, he continued to coach football at Temecula Valley HS.  In 1995 at Rancho Verde HS, where he coached football and softball, he earned the Sunbelt  Softball Coach of the Year Award. Coach Torres went on to coach football and softball at Chaparral HS, where he earned Skyline League Softball Coach of the Year, All Valley Softball Coach of the year, and won 4 in row Softball League Championships. In  2004 Coach Torres went on to coach football and softball at Vista Murrieta high school, where he earned All Valley Softball Coach of the year, All CIFSS Division 2 Softball Coach of the Year, 2009 CIFSS Softball Runner-Up, and won 5 Southwestern Softball League Championships in a row.

After being retired for one year, he was asked to become the Athletic Director at Santa Rosa Academy. In 2016 he started coaching softball, and in 2019 he earned the  South Eastern Softball Coach of the Year. Since Coach Torres arrived at SRA, we have earned 17 League Championship, 1 CIFSS Division 2 Cheerleading Championship, and the CIFSS Champions of Character Award.