LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews College Athletic Division is happy to announce the hiring of Ebony Campbell as the following head coach for the Knights’ girls’s soccer program.
“I want to thank Elizabeth Burris and Dr. Malik for giving me the chance to guide SAU girls’s soccer,” Campbell said. “From the second I stepped on campus, I used to be happy with the heat of the neighborhood and I’m excited to be part of this college. SAU girls’s soccer has established itself as a powerful competitor within the AAC (Appalachian Athletic Convention) over time, and I’m desirous to work with this promising group of girls, difficult them each on and off the sector. I’m wanting ahead to August and this thrilling new chapter with the SAU girls’s soccer program.”
Campbell brings NCAA Division II and III expertise to St. Andrews, having most just lately served as an assistant for the College of Mount Olive girls’s soccer workforce in 2022. She assisted the Trojans to a 13-5 total document, 11-1 in Convention Carolinas, the place they captured the 2022 Common Season Co-Champions title. Campbell coached eight all-Convention Carolinas members, which was probably the most of any workforce within the convention.
Previous to her stint at Mount Olive, Campbell was the top coach at Schreiner College since 2020. In 2021, the Mountaineers noticed an instantaneous turnaround within the classroom and on the sector. This system produced a 3.2 workforce common GPA after a 2.5 workforce common the 12 months prior. Having beforehand remodeled this system with solely two recruiting lessons, the workforce jumped from the eighth seed to the fourth seed within the Southern Collegiate Athletic Convention in 2022. Campbell coached two all-conference members and sixteen all-academic honor roll.
In 2019, Campbell was an assistant coach at Barton Faculty for the ladies’s soccer program. The Bulldogs went 12-6-1, incomes the third seed in Convention Carolinas, and a visit to the convention semifinals. Campbell coached 4 members of the workforce to all-conference honors.
Earlier than Barton, Campbell spent the 2018 season because the assistant girls’s soccer coach at Susquehanna College in Selinsgrove, Pa., the place they received the Landmark Convention Championship. The River Hawks went 13-3-4, ending their season with a loss in penalty kicks to RIT within the first-round of the NCAA Event.
Campbell started her collegiate teaching profession in 2017, the place she was the lads’s and ladies’s assistant soccer coach and goalkeeper coach at Hawkeye Neighborhood Faculty in Waterloo, Iowa. She guided the ladies’s program to an 8-7-1 document and a visit to the convention semifinals.
Alongside along with her collegiate teaching expertise, Campbell has served as a coach for Boerne Soccer Membership, Wilson Youth Soccer Affiliation, Berkshire Soccer Academy, North Union United Soccer Membership, Iowa Rush Soccer Membership, and was the assistant women varsity soccer coach at Spoto Excessive Faculty in Riverview, Fla.
Campbell was a Nationwide Junior Faculty Athletic Affiliation all-region goalkeeper at Iowa Central Neighborhood Faculty in 2012. In 2014, she transferred to the College of Texas of the Permian Basin, the place she was an all-conference goalkeeper, ranked among the many prime 30 nationally for saves, and twentieth within the nation for saves per sport as a senior.
Campbell obtained her bachelor’s diploma in Multidisciplinary Research from the College of Texas of the Permian Basin in 2016. She earned her Grasp of Sport Administration with an emphasis in Teaching and Management Training from Higher Iowa College in 2020. She additionally holds a U.S. Soccer Federation Nationwide E License and a United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping Degree III diploma.