|Evan Michael Camperell|
Head Women's Coach
The 2018 season will mark the thirteenth intercollegiate soccer season overall as a head coach for Evan Michael Camperell. It will also mark his second season at the helm of the Norco College women’s soccer program. At the intercollegiate level Camperell has served as a head soccer coach within the California Community College System, NAIA, NCAA (D3), and NCAA (D2) levels.
Most recently Camperell served as the Director of Soccer (head men’s & women’s soccer coach) at Saint Katherine College. Saint Katherine College is located in San Marcos California and is a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association. The women’s soccer program there is the third intercollegiate soccer program he has started.
Previously Camperell served as the head women’s soccer coach at Lincoln University located near Philadelphia PA. In 2014 the women’s soccer team finished the fall season with the second best record/winning % in the history of the program (D2 era). The team was also honored in both 2014 and 2015 by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America with the “College Team Academic Award”. In 2015 the program was a recipient of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America “Team Ethics & Sportsmanship Award” (Gold).
The MiraCosta College men's program in Oceanside California is the second intercollegiate soccer program he has started. Camperell served there from 2007-2011 where he also taught physical education and health classes.
Prior to MiraCosta College in 2006, Camperell served as the head women's soccer coach and as a movement arts (physical education) faculty member for one year at Eastern Nazarene College located in Quincy, Mass.
Previously to Eastern Nazarene College, Camperell served as the head men's & women's soccer coach at Alliant International University-San Diego from 2004-2006. In addition to his coaching duties at AIU, Camperell also served as the Intramurals Director.
Just before coming to Alliant International University, Camperell served at the University of the Southwest in Hobbs, N.M. in 2003. At Southwest, Camperell served as the head men's soccer coach and founded the men's soccer program. Coach Camperell also served as a physical education & health faculty member at the University.
Camperell is a native of North San Diego, Calif. He played at Palomar Community College in San Marcos, Calif. where the team captured its fourth consecutive Pacific Coast Conference Championship. After his freshman and sophomore years Camperell transferred to play at Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference power-house University of Redlands in Redlands, Calif.
Camperell earned his associate of arts degree from Palomar Community College, his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Redlands, and he obtained his master's degree in physical education from Azusa Pacific University. Camperell has also spent time studying within the kinesiology department at San Diego State University. He holds two U.S.S.F. soccer coaching licenses and also holds an APEX Fitness personal trainer certification.
Coach Camperell’s philosophy is to compete at a championship level while maintaining the highest ideals of intercollegiate soccer. He values the cornerstone principles of “mental toughness” and “extreme desire”. He stresses teamwork and promotes education while maintaining sensitivity to the academic commitment of student athletes. Coach Camperell’s team philosophy is based on hard work, determination, teamwork, and constant movement off the ball. Camperell focuses on building a creative offensive style of play while still remaining balanced defensively.
Camperell is a native of San Diego, Calif. and enjoys outdoor recreation and physical activity.