Track & Field - Men's
Coach Dismuke begins her fifth year with Central Arizona and her first as the head coach having had a record breaking first season. In 2008, both Men and Women’s relay teams were extremely successful. The Men’s 4x100 relay (Edwards, Howard, Walker and Reed) won the Sun Angel Classic in a time of 39.32. The Women’s 4x100 relay (Robinson, Hope, Richardson, and Kellman) set a new school record with a 44.97 at the same competition. The Women’s 4x400 relay team won the gold medal at the National Championships in May. A number of CAC sprinters thrived with Coach “Kim” in 2008 running lifetime personal bests. Saravia Richardson (now attending Louisville University) ran 11.70 and 24.00. Liann Kellman (Now attending LSU) ran 11.48 and 23.48. Karla Hope ran two personal bests with a 53.43 in the 400M and a 23.56 in the 200M. Jamar Howard (Now attending LSU) ran his personal best of 46.70 this past season as well.
Coach Dismuke comes to Central after having been the Head Track & Field Coach for the past ten years at Moon Valley High School in Phoenix, AZ. During her tenure at M.V.H.S. she has coached and mentored numerous Regional and State Champions. Four times she was voted the Arizona 4A Desert Sky/Skyline's Track & Field Coach of the Year. For the past six years, she has also been an Assistance Track & Field Coach for the Junior Olympics team Arizona Rising Suns where she has coached numerous National Champions.
As a member of the Illinois State University Women's Track & Field team, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice/Sociology. At ISU she competed in the 100, 200 and 400 meter dash. She was also a member of the 400 and 1600 meter relay team. Coach Kim was a member of a 400 meter relay team that qualified for the NCAA meet and to this day still holds the school and stadium record. She was a Captain of the ISU Women's Track & Field team for two consecutively years and voted Minority Athlete of the Year. As a student, she was the President of the ISU Criminal Justice Association and Coordinator of the ISU Mentorship Program. Coach Kim also has a Masters in Special Education from the University of Phoenix.
Coach Kim is presently the Arizona USA Track & Field Women's Chair. She is USA Track & Field Level I certified. She looks forward to working with the tremendous coaching staff and athletes at Central Arizona College. Coach Dismuke believes hard work, dedication and commitment is the key to success on and off the track. Her motto is "Believing is Achieving." Coach Kim resides in Glendale, AZ, is single and lives with her Chihuahua "Sweetpea".