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Co-Founder of West Football Camp Coach Gatlin was a Three-Sport Star (Football, Basketball, and Track) at El Toro High School (Orange County Ca.) in the early 1980’s. Coach Gatlin was a Blue-Chip Prospect an option-style Quarterback playing for legendary HS Coach and QB Guru Bob Johnson. He went on from there playing at both Cal State Fullerton and Cal State Northridge as both a Quarterback and Wide Receiver. Coach Gatlin signed as a Free-Agent with the Los Angeles Raiders and was coached by Fred Biletnikoff where injuries forced his release. The next Season he played Arena Football for Coach Joe Kapp and the Sacramento Attack Since his playing days Coach Gatlin has been a High School and Junior College assistant Coach as well as operating West Football Camps coast to coast. As a Coach he has been a Offensive Coordinator, Quarterback Coach, Wide Receiver Coach and Running Back Coach as well being a Sprints and Jumps Coach in Track and Field. He has had numerous Athletes move on to both College and Professional football status during his tenure. As a QB Coach he has mentored thousands of Players and had many become All CIF, All County and All State. Coach Gatlin currently owns the Irvine Invitational Triple Jump record since 1985.
Coach Gatlin has a wife Raquel and five children Zaleigha, Isaiah, Jasmine, Jada and Desiree. In his spare time he enjoys Reading, working out and spending time with his family.
Wade LockettCo-Founder of West Football Camp Coach Lockett was a Three-Sport Star (Football, Basketball, and Track) at Sweetwater High School (San Diego Ca.) in the early 1980’s. He was a standout Wide Receiver and went to State as a Hurdler. Coach Lockett played at Cal State Fullerton during their strongest campaign and played in the schools only Bowl Game in 1983. Coach Lockett was All PCAA as both a Wide receiver and Kick Off returner with a school record and career long 99yd kickoff return for TD against Fresno State. In 1985 He signed As a Free agent with the then St.Louis Cardinals coached by Gene Stallings, after being released he caught on with the LA Cobras of the Arena Football League and was one of the teams top Receivers before the team folded. In 1987 Lockett crossed the picket line and played for the Los Angeles Raiders coached by Tom Flores. Lockett later moved around from the CFL to Arena as injuries played a role in his retirement.
Coach Lockett has been a HS Football assistant at several High Schools during his tenure and currently is the Wide Receiver and Defensive Backs coach at Eastvale Roosevelt HS. Coach Lockett has had several pupils move onto College and the NFL. Coach Lockett is Single and has four children Jasmine, Matthew, Zy and Nigel.
Manny BonillaManny has been coaching with WFC for 7 years now. During this time he has been a coach both at the youth and high school levels in and around Orange County. While his specialties include coaching running backs, wide receivers and defensive backs, he has been a Defensive Coordinator on the Freshman level at county power house Orange Lutheran High School. Manny's coaching background includes coaching track at OLHS for several years and currently also coaches a triathlon team that he runs with his wife, Gioia. When not on the field coaching, you can find Manny spending quality time with his daughter, Kassidy age 11 or instructing TRI IT Fitness, a sports based boot camps to help people reach their fitness goals.
Joel WilliamsIn 2008, Joel Williams was elected into the Gateway Senior High School Hall of Fame as one of the most outstanding student-athletes to have ever attended the Monroeville, PA high school. Joel played football, basketball and ran track in high school and received high honors while at Gateway including: Blue Chip Athlete(Top 100 athlete-prospects in the country), All-Academic Team, Adidas All-American, Street & Smith(Top 4 Tight End), Big 33, Athlon (Top 50)among others. This afforded him a long list of colleges to choose from to continue his football career and pursue a college degree. He chose the University of Notre Dame because it offered two things: Excellence in Academics and Excellence in Football.
Joel was a 4-year Monogram Letter Winner and Most Improved Player for the Fighting Irish. Perhaps his proudest football moment came in his senior year the Irish overcame a 31-9 halftime deficit to defeat the USC Trojans, 38-37, with 2 seconds left to add to the storied Notre Dame Football tradition. Joel graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in American Studies. He was then drafted by the NFL Miami Dolphins and also played with the Atlanta Falcons as a tight end and special teams’ player.
Joel received instruction, tutoring, coaching and mentoring from dynamic football coaching legends at each level of play from junior high through the pros, more namely: Steve Statnick, Pete Antimarino, Lou Holtz and NFL Hall of Fame coach, Don Shula. He was also mentored and coached by members of the 4-time Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers: Franco Harris and Lynn Swann (both NFL Hall of Famers), J.T. Thomas, and Bennie Cunningham.
Today, Joel works in Commercial Real Estate, serves as Orange County Area Scout for FBU(footballuniversity.org), does personal training and youth development, and has been a WFC Coach for nearly 10 years.
“Our objective is to utilize the highly unique talents and skills of former and current Professional and Major College Football Players and blend them with young developing players in a constructive football environment enabling youth to develop and improve body control, reaction and response, hand and foot speed and change-of-direction abilities. These improvements will deliver a better, smarter, quicker, faster, tougher and more competitive football player back to your team. More importantly, your player will be more confident, more self-aware, and become a leader.”
Glenn CampbellGlenn Campbell was born August 2, in Key West, Florida. His family moved to Orange County, California in 1976. He graduated from Saddleback high school where he was a football, basketball, baseball, wrestling athlete and competitive track runner. He experienced and exciting CIF championship his senior year and played on the Orange County All Star football team.
A dedicated father of two beautiful girls Jalyn and Jordyn; he enjoys spending time with them reading, going to the beach and participating in their athletic and academic success. In his spare time, he also enjoys mentoring young student athletes through personal training.
Attended Santa Ana College, where he played running back under Coach Bruce Rollinson (Mater Dei High School). Glenn played running back at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for 1 year, and then transferred to Sonoma State University, where he continued to play in the running back position. Following college, he signed-on as a free agent with the Seattle Seahawks and participated in summer and minicamp workouts. After suffering an injury to his leg in the 2nd pre-season game, Glenn went on to play in Barcelona as part of the World Football League; and finished his career on the grid-iron of Australia.
As well as an energetic and charismatic running back coach at Mater Dei for three years, he and the Monarchs experienced three CIF berths and the share of the Trinity League Title. Along with his coaching contribution at Orange Lutheran High School for a year, he and the Lancers shared, yet another piece of the Trinity League Title. Now the running back coach at Capistrano Valley High School, Glenn is excited for what the cougars can do and is expecting them to return to their position of dominance!
AJ JenkinsFour-star recruit according to Scout.com ... Named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution's Super Southern 100 as the 10th-best wide receiver ... PrepStar Magazine All-Region ... SuperPrep All-American ... Rated the No. 36 wide receiver nationally by Scout.com
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