Randy Totorp Named New Athletic Director at LBCC
2015-08-28 · By Editor
Randy Totorp, a former Long Beach City College head coach who led the men’s volleyball team to three state championships, has been selected as the College’s new athletic director, LBCC President Eloy Ortiz Oakley announced.
The decision was approved by the Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees on Tuesday.
“I am pleased to welcome Randy Totorp back to Long Beach City College as our new athletic director,” said LBCC President Eloy Ortiz Oakley. “Randy is very well-respected among his peers in California community college athletics and an enthusiastic supporter of our student success initiatives here at LBCC. He has a great vision and solid plans for the future of our athletic program and I know he will continue our outstanding Viking winning tradition.”
Totorp, who held the position of interim athletic director at LBCC from 2011-2013, is scheduled to return on September 14.
“I am very grateful for this opportunity to lead the Athletic Department at Long Beach City College,” said Totorp. “As an LBCC alumnus, I am so proud of the tradition of athletic and academic excellence at this College. I am very fortunate to once again serve the great community of Long Beach.”
Prior to serving as interim athletic director, Totorp was head coach of the highly successful LBCC men’s volleyball program for eight seasons. He led the Vikings to three state championships (2004, 2006, 2009) and seven Western State Conference titles.
Totorp played two seasons with LBCC’s men’s volleyball team (1994-95) before transferring to San Diego State University to play and earn his bachelor’s degree in in social science in 1997. He received his master’s degree in physical education from Azusa Pacific University in 2001 and his teaching credential from California State University, Dominguez Hills in 1999.
Totorp, a graduate of Lakewood High School, currently resides in Rossmoor with his wife and two children.
He returns to LBCC after serving this past year as Director of Athletics and Kinesiology at El Camino College in Torrance.