Women's Volleyball

Getting To Know Mike Campbell
Mike Campbell was hired to the women's volleyball staff in June.

Mike Campbell was hired to the women's volleyball staff in June.

July 24, 2014

Q: What interested you in coming to Long Beach State?

A: There is such a great tradition and rich history at this program and I think Brian is one of the greatest coaches in the history of the sport. Learning from him and being a part of this program as it returns to the top is what interested me in becoming a part of this program. I want to contribute to the tradition.

Q: What did you learn from your coaching experience within the club ranks that you’ll plan to bring to Long Beach State?

A: I think the most important thing I learned from coaching club was how to develop relationships with players, specifically, how to coach each player in a manner that enabled them to get the most of their ability.

Q: Since you have joined the Beach family, how have you enjoyed Long Beach?

A: I have loved Long Beach so far, everyone I have met has been so welcoming and wonderful. The staff, specifically, Brian and Erika have been amazing and I already feel extremely comfortable around them.

Hometown: Mar Vista (smaller city within LA)

High School: Santa Monica High School

College & Major: UCLA, Molecular Cell Developmental Biology

Career Aspirations: I want to continue to coach collegiate volleyball, pursue a job as a head coach and become involved with the US women’s volleyball team.

Most Memorable Sports Moment: Winning CIF and receiving MVP of CIF in high school my senior year after I had been injured in CIF playoffs the two years before as a junior and sophomore.

Favorite Movie: Office Space

Favorite Food: Chicken Pesto Pasta

Favorite Vacation Spot: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico



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