Mr. Riggs has been teaching for 32 years (27 years at Ramona, 5 years at Bonita). During his teaching tenure he has taught 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade P.E., Science for grades 6-9, and 6th and 7th Grade Health. In addition to teaching at Ramona, Mr. Riggs also teaches Health and Fitness Strategies at the University of La Verne. At Ramona, Mr. Riggs coaches Track and Field and also serves as Athletic Director where he has overseen a program that has won many league championships including 15 Track and Field titles in 18 years. Mr. Riggs received the CAHPERD Pomona Valley Co-Physical Education Teacher of the Year and has been a key member of Ramona P.E.’s Department awards such as: CAHPERD Pomona Valley Program of the Year, Southern District Program of the Year, and the Exemplary Physical Education and Health Education Award. While at Ramona, Mr. Riggs has helped establish the Fitness Lab and the Challenge Course, which Mr. Riggs takes the lead on. He graduated from Bonita High School where he played basketball and Varsity Football. Following high school Mr. Riggs attended Mt. SAC and graduated from University of La Verne in 1985 where he played Football. After receiving his Bachelors Degree from ULV, Mr. Riggs received his Masters Degree from University of Montana in 1993. Mr. Riggs and his wife Jenny have two daughters, Taylor and Sami.
Favorite Sport(s): To Watch: Football, To Do: Skiing Favorite Sports Teams: None Really Hobbies: Skiing, White Water Paddling, Mountain Biking Athletic Accomplishments: -Captain of Bonita High School Football Team -Won various 5K races -Finished in top 5% of the Mt. Baldy Run to the Top Five Different Times -As Offensive Coordinator at Bonita High School in 1989, Bonita’s offense was 2nd in points scored and yards gained in C.I.F. Southern Section. -Coached Four Consecutive Conference Offensive Players of the Year at University of La Verne (1993-1996) -Running Backs Coach at La Verne for Three Consecutive Conference Titles Fun Fact(s) You May Not Have Known: I Have Worked as a Ski Instructor and as a White Water River Guide Favorite Bands/Artist(s): No Real Favorite Artist, I like Classic Rock and Classic Country Favorite Vacation Spot: Any Place Where There is a Swift Flowing River or a Mountain with Snow on it