AS A JUNIOR IN 2011: Took on the long jump at the Rossi Relays where he finished in fourth place (6.60m) ... Competed at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge with another fourth place finish in long jump with a mark of 6.75m ... Completed the All-Cal Challenge with a long jump mark of 6.48m, giving him a sixth place finish.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010: Entered into the Tritons' record book in the long jump with a mark of 22'5"... Competed in three events during the San Diego Collegiate Championships, placing fourth in the 100 (11.74), second in the long jump (21'2") and fourth in the triple jump (42'10")... Earned a third place finish in the long jump with a mark of 21'11" at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational... Took sixth place in the long jump with a distance of 21'11" during the CCAA Championships.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Seventh-place finisher in long jump
at 21’3.25” during CCAA Championships… Placed 11th in triple jump at
CCAA Championships… Leap of 21’6” in long jump earned eighth-place finish
during All-Cal Championships… Finished fourth in long jump and sixth in 100 as
part of San Diego City Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Linden High School in Linden, Calif... 2007 Linden High School Athlete of the Year... First Team All-League in the Triple Jump and 2nd Team All-League in the Long Jump... Recorded personal bests of 42’7” in the triple and 21’ in the long jump... Second Team All-League in both wrestling and soccer.
PERSONAL: Born on June 29, 1989... Parent is JoAnne Head- Costa... Has one younger sibling named James... Majoring in Mechanical Engineering at John Muir College... Hobbies include snowboarding, skateboarding, video games and soccer.