Tony Boston is USA Track and Field (USATF) Level III certified coach in the Sprints, Hurdles and Relays. After earning an Academy Diploma from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Boston was recognized as a Level 5 Elite Coach in the Sprints, Hurdles and Relays. His USATF certification and the IAAF Academy Diploma are the highest level of training and certification offered on the national and international levels. A well rounded coach and practitioner, Boston also holds USATF Level II certifications in the following disciplines: endurance, sprints, hurdles, relays and horizontal and vertical jumps. Boston is a regular USA Track and Field instructor for the Level I Coaches Education Program.
Boston came to Pomona after successful coaching stints at Whittier College and the United States Merchant Marine Academy. At Whittier, he helped to guide the men’s track team to its best finishes ever at the SCIAC Outdoor Championships. During his two years at the helm of the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Programs at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, his athletes won individual conference championships, broke several Academy records, and on three occasions achieved NCAA qualifying standards.