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Long Beach City College

Long Beach City College
Karen Vigilant
Karen Vigilant
Title: Head Coach (Women)
Phone: (562) 938-4230
Email: kvigilant@lbcc.edu

Former Viking standout Karen Vigilant enters her 13th season in 2016 as women’s head coach of the track and field program. She is also the head women's cross country coach.

As a student-athlete, Vigilant was an outstanding sprinter. She holds three school records as a viking sprinter in the 400 hurdles, 4x100 meter relay, and 4x400 meter relay. Vigilant was also the California State champion in the the 400 meter hurdles in 1994 and in 1995 she was the California state champion in the 100 meter hurdles, 4x100 meter relay and the 4x 400 meter relay. In 1995 Vigilant was a member of the Viking team that won the California State Championship held in Bakersfield, California. She went on to compete for Arizona State University.

Vigilant received her Bachelor of Arts degree in speech and hearing science from Arizona State University in 1998, She received her California Teaching Credential from California State University, Long Beach in 2001 and her Master's degree in Physical Education and Health from Azusa Pacific University in 2005.

She is a member of the Long Beach City College Hall of Champions (athletic hall of fame) and Wilson High School Hall of Fame. 

Here is a list of Coach Vigilant's athletes' athletic accomplishments during her career at LBCC:

2004-Present

2004 South Coast Conference Championship

Desiree Moorer -100m, 200m

Brenda Austin -400m

Stacey Livingston -800m

4x100m relay

4x400m relay

 

2004 South Coast Conference Finalist

Brenda Austin-200m

Josanne Bridgewater-200m, 400m

Amber Davis-200m

Desiree Moorer- High Jump

Lucia Moto-Pole Vault

Delores Crowley-Javelin

 

2004 South Coast Conference Team Standing

Fourth Place

 

2004 State Championship

Brenda Austin- 400m

Stacey Livingston- 800m

4x100m relay

4x400m relay

 

2004 State finalist

Desiree Moorer-100m, 200m

Josanne Bridgewater-200m, 400m

 

2004 State Championship Team Standing

Third place

 

2005 South Coast Conference Championship

April Panteau- 400m

Keziah Fernandez -400m hurdles

 

2005 South Coast Conference Finalist

Nickeshia Brown- 100m

Angela Wells- 100m

Danielle Eichelberger- 100m, 200m, high jump

Shianne Smith- 100m, high jump

Allison Orduna- 400m

Aleisha Woodley-400m

Amy Valinsky- 5,000m, 10,000m

Keziah Fernandez- 100m hurdles

Jamie Bereal- 100m hurdles, 400m hurdles

4x100m relay

4x400m relay

 

2005 South Coast Conference Team Standing

Third place

 

2005 Southern Cal Conference Championship

April Panteau -400m

4x100m relay

Angela Wells –Long Jump

 

2005 Southern Cal Conference Finalist

Angela Wells- 100m

Danielle Eichelberger- 200m, long jump

April Panteau- 200m

Aleisha Woodley- 400m

Amy Valinsky- 5,000m, 10,000m

Keziah Fernandez-100m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles

Jamie Bereal- 100m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles

4x400m relay

 

2005 Southern Cal Conference Team Standing

Third place

 

2005 State Championship

April Panteau 400m

4x400m relay

Angela Wells 400m

 

2005 State Finalist

Angela Wells- 100m

April Panteau- 200m

Danielle Eichelberger- 200m

Amy Valinsky- 10,000m

Keziah Fernandez- 400m hurdles

Jamie Bereal- 400m hurdles

4x100m relay

 

2005  State Championship Team standing

Fifth place

 

2006 South Coast Conference Championship

4x400m relay

Angela Wells- Long Jump

 

2006 South Coast Conference Finalist

Angela Wells- 100m, 200m

Tiffany Williams- 400m

Allison Orduna- 400m

Patrice Guyton- 400m, high jump

Gloria Toledo-1,500m

Silvia Manzo-5,000m, 10,000m

4x100m relay

Meaghan Sefuiva- shot put, discus

Jennifer Moeai- shot put discus, hammer, and javelin

Crystal Bilotta- shot put discus, hammer, and javelin

 

2006 South Coast Conference Team standing

Third place

 

2006 Southern Cal Conference Championship

Angela Wells- 200m, Long Jump

 
 

2006 Southern Cal Conference Finalist

Cherry Goodman- 100m

Angela Wells- 100m

Tiffany Williams- 400m

Siliva Manzo- 5,000m, 10,000m

4x100m relay

Meaghan Sefuiva- javelin

 

2006 Southern Cal Conference Team Standing

Fourth Place

 

2006 State Championship

Angela Wells-Long Jump

 

2006 State Championship Finalist

Angela Wells- 100m, 200m

Cherry Goodman- 100m

Tiffany Williams -400m

4x100m relay

Silvia Manzo- 5,000m

 

2006 State Championship Team Standing

Six place

 

2007 South Coast Conference Championship

Aleisha Woodley 400m

 

2007 South Coast Conference Finalist

Nickeshia Brown -100m, 200m

Shianne Smith- 200m, 400m

Aleisha Woodley- 400m

Reyna Montano- 5,000m, 10,000m

4x100m relay

4x400m relay

Crystal Bilotta- Discus

Caroline Fiegen- javelin

 

2007 South Coast Conference Team Standing

Six Place

 

2007 State Championship Finalist

Nickeshia Brown- 100m, 200m

Aleisha Woodley- 400m

Reyna Montana- 10,000m

4x100m relay

 

2007 State Championship Team Standing

Fourteenth place

 

2008 South Coast Conference Championship

Latonya Estrin 100m, 200m

 

2008 South Coast Conference Finalist

Sayoka Daley- 100m, 200m

Alexandria Zamora- 400m

Cheoma Douglas- 400m

Lauren Taggart- 800m, 1500m

Reyna Montana- 5,000m, 10,000m

4x100m relay

4x400m relay

 

2008 South Coast Conference Team Standing

Fourth place

 

2008 Southern Cal Conference Finalist

Latonya Estrin- 100m, 200m

Sayoka Dailey- 100m, 200m

Lauren Taggart- 1,500m

4x100m relay

4x400m relay

 

2008 Southern Cal Conference Team Standing

Ninth place

 

2008 State Finalist

Latonya Estrin- 100m, 200m

Lauren Taggart- 1,500m

 

2008 Athlete of the Meet at South Coast Conference Championships

Latonya Estrin

 

2009 South Coast Conference Finalist

Laniece Jackson-100m

Tianga Anthony- 200m

Malia Palacios- 800m

Carley Lopez- 1500m

Amanda Hernandez- 400m hurdles

4x400m relay

 

2010 South Coast Conference Finalist

Jennice Varnado- 100m

Malia Palacios- 800m, 1500m

Amanda Hernandez- 400m hurdles

4x100m relay

4x400m relay

 

2010 Southern Cal Conference Championship Finalist

4x100m relay

 

2011 South Coast Conference Finalist

Jessica Sheffield- 100m

Ashley Craddock- 100m

Phillisha Nunley- 400m

Mary Onuohah- javelin

4x100m relay

4x400m relay

2011 South Coast Conference Team Standing

Seventh place

 

2011 Southern Cal Conference Championship Finalist

4x100m relay