Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame
Vaughan Kastor, Class of 1983 was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011.
Master of Ceremonies Mike Lynn '75
congratulates Vaughan at the Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony.
Vaughan participated in many sports during his time at Chaminade, including baseball, football, track and cross country. Although he excelled at all of his athletic endeavors, his track career truly makes him a star. In fact, he still holds the High School Record for 800m at 1:55:43.
His love of track continued after graduating from Chaminade and he ran for may teams. From 1983-1988, Vaughan participated in both cross country and track for California State University, Northridge. As well as his Chaminade record, he holds the Collegiate School Record for the 800m (1:49:21). He was ranked in the top 10 at CSUN in 400m, 800m, and 1500m and was nominated CSUN's Most Outstanding Performance of the Year.
After his graduation, he was sponsored by the Long Beach Track Club, NIKE Track West and Asics Track West. He has competed at National and World Class levels since 1986 and competed on the European and Australian circuit from 1990-1995.
Vaughan holds many honors including the 1983 Santa Fe League Track MVP and the 1988 NCAA Track and Field All American. In 1989, he won the 800m for the Stockholm Games. Vaughan was ranked 37th in the United States by Track and Field News in 1992. From 1995-1997, Vaughan was a champion in the US National Masters. In 2007, he won 4th place in the 800m at theWAVA World Championships in Italy and is listed in the top 10 world rankings at both the 400m and the 800m.
The 2011 Recipients: Coach Rich Lawson, Amy Cook '91,
Curt Rothschiller '76, Vaughan Kastor '83, and Derek Snyder '01
1982-83 Track Team
1981 JV Baseball Team
Reprinted from the 2011 Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame program
Hall of Fame pictures by Dennis Haas.