June 12, 1961 – March 18, 2019
Mark Campbell, coached girls softball at Pacifica High School in Garden Grove. Campbell joined the Inglewood Police Department as an officer in 1982, and became a detective in 1996. He retired from the force in 2011.
Following his retirement, Campbell focused on his wife, kids and he loved being a Grandpa. He coached thousands of young women and girls over the years, and even took a team to the Little League Softball World Series. Along with coaching at Pacifica High, he co-owned the Sports Training Complex (STC) in Anaheim, a facility which helped baseball and softball athletes develop their skills.
Campbell “will be greatly missed by the innumerable people that he influenced throughout his life,” Pacific High’s athletic department.
His daughter Erika said “Honestly, he died doing what he loved the most, He coached softball until he absolutely couldn’t anymore, and that’s exactly how he would have wanted to go.”
Campbell is survived by his wife, four children and two grandchildren.