Office: Gym 311
Coach Christina Torres coached as an assistant for three years before receiving her first head coaching position. She enters into her second year as a faculty instructor and head women’s basketball coach at SBVC after completing two seasons with Oxnard College 2014-2015, and 2015-2016. At Oxnard College she helped reboot the women’s basketball program after a three-season budget cut. Coach Torres lead the 2015-2016 Oxnard Lady Condors to a successful season best as they completed a 15-9 record and 8-4 conference record to hold second place in league. Prior to her Oxnard College, Torres coached at Ventura College alongside successful program and head coach Ned Mircetic of the Ventura College Pirates in the season of 2013-2014. Her work played a huge part in the journey Ventura College's women's basketball made to playoffs and to the final four where they won the CCCAA State Championship Title.
Before her collegiate coaching experience Torres attended Sonoma State University where she used her redshirt year. She left to attend a community college in northern California where she led and played a combo guard for Yuba Community College in Marysville, CA, during the 2007-08 season. Due to injury she took the following season off to recover, where she was first introduced to her coaching aspirations. During her recovery year she coached at her alma mater Pioneer High School and coached her freshmen girls basketball team to a perfect 10-0 season. Torres transferred to American River College in Sacramento, CA, to play her sophomore season of basketball in 2009-2010 where her team made a playoff appearance. Coach Torres than matriculated to Cal State Northridge, where she completed her bachelor's degree in 2012. Upon Completion of her undergraduate degree Coach Torres coached at Channel Islands High School in 2012-2013. She served as the junior varsity head coach as well as an assistant varsity coach. She helped direct the Raiders to the first round of the CIF playoffs. After her second year of high school coaching she aspired to pursue her Master's degree in order to coach at the collegiate level. She received her Masters of Science degree in Physical Education in 2015 while coaching at Ventura College an Oxnard College.
Coach Torres is looking forward to turning the San Bernardino Valley College Women’s basketball program around and hopes to lead her new and future student athletes to become successful students of the game and students in the classroom. Helping student athletes move either athletically or academically will pave the way for them to become the individuals they wish to be in society, that is the ultimate goal.