Pete Campbell

KY: Williamsburg
Pete Campbell is concluding his fifth season as head Head Coach of the Men's Lacrosse program.

Campbell has led UC to a 46-21 (19-5 Appalachian Athletic Conference) record in his first five seasons, including posting a program-best 13-5 record during 2018 and 2019.

UC is coming off a shorten season where they posted a 4-1 record, including a 1-0 mark in AAC play. The Patriots notched an 11-10 overtime win to open the season and also set a program record scoring 20+ goals in three straight contest. UC climbed to be ranked third in the NAIA Top 10 poll when play was halted.

The Patriots recorded back-to-back appearance in the NAIA National Invitational where they advanced to the semifinals in both 2018 and 2019. In 2019, UC captured their first AAC regular season title after going 5-0 in conference play. In addition to that the Patriots were ranked atop the NAIA Top 10 poll for the first time in program history after knocking off then top-ranked Reinhardt 13-12.

The 2016 AAC Coach of the Year, Campbell has coached nine NAIA All-Americans including five first-team selections (Nick DiFranco & Jake Mitchell — 2019, Nick DiFranco & Jake Morgan — 2018, Jake Mitchell — 2017) five Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete, six NAIA All-Tournament Team selections (DiFranco & Mitchell — 2019, DiFranco, Mitchell, Bryan Morgan & Will Settle — 2018), one AAC Player of the Year (DiFranco — 2018), two AAC Freshman of the Year recipients (Morgan — 2018, Luke Wyatt — 2017) two AAC Defensive Player of the Year (DiFranco — 2019, Morgan — 2018), ten All-AAC Tournament Team selections, 19 Academic All-Conference honorees, 30 AAC All-Conference selections and four AAC Champion of Character honorees in his time at UC.

Originally from Hilliard, OH, Campbell attended Hilliard Davidson High School before furthering his education at Marietta College and the Ohio State University. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education — Mild to Moderate. Campbell was a member of the Marietta College Lacrosse team and was a varsity starter in 2001 and 2002. He currently holds the record for most saves in a single season.

After graduating, Campbell went on to coach at Pickerington Central High School (PCHS) as the Head Varsity Coach. He accumulated a 26-7 record over two seasons as the head coach at PCHS, including a 2012 Ohio Capital Conference Head Coach of the Year Award and two Ohio Capital Conference Championships in 2012 and 2013.