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Palomar's 2015 men's soccer season will be arriving
soon with the Comets playing under coach Dave Whiddon. --
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Comets to open under new coach on Aug. 28
SAN MARCOS (7-9-2015) -- Palomar will kick
off its first soccer season under new head coach Dave
Whiddon on Friday, Aug. 28, when the Comets host Santa Ana
College in a non-conference game at Minkoff Field.
The Comets also will be at home on Sept. 1 vs. Moorpark in
another non-conference match-up, then will play their next
four games on the road.
They'll open their Pacific Coast Athletic Conference season
on Sept. 29 at Southwestern.
Palomar will play a 21-game regular season.
prospective PC soccer players
MARCOS (6-26-2015) --
Here are guidelines for
student athletes who are interested in attempting to play
for Palomar's men's soccer team during the upcoming season
that begins in August.
Information for prospective
Palomar men's soccer players for the 2015 season:
E-mail head coach Dave Whiddon
Complete the Prospective Athlete
Form at http://www2.palomar.edu/pages/athletics/
Enroll in at least 12 units at
Palomar College – 9 must be academic
Take or have taken the Math and
English Placement Tests
Enroll in the summer soccer
class "Team Sports – Soccer Strategies" this class is not
part of your 12-unit requirement described above. July
23- August 13 – KINE 170G
6 Get a physical exam on Monday, Aug.
10 at 5:35 p.m. in The Dome. Cost is $20. You can
also take the physical from your own doctor or at a walk-in
clinic at your own cost.
exams are only valid if administered by a licensed physician
(physicals administered by chiropractors or other health
professionals are not acceptable). Download the Physical form from the
Athletic Medicine Link on the Palomar Athletics Web page,
. No one can
practice or play in the Fall without a physical on file.
All players must enroll in
the Fall class ACS 125 in order to be considered for the
First day of Training is Aug, 17
from 1-3 p.m. These will be our training times for the
more detailed listing of the steps to join the Palomar
College men's soccer team, contact the coaching staff.
Palomar names Whiddon as new head coach
MARCOS (3-06-2015) --
Palomar has hired Dave Whiddon
as its new head men's soccer coach, Athletic
Director Scott Cathcart announced Friday morning.
Whiddon, who was assistant coach for
the Comets, last season, spent 29 years
as a high school varsity
and club soccer coach in San Diego County.
Whiddon is the former
highly-successful head coach at Rancho Buena Vista
High School, where his teams
won multiple league championships and advanced to
the CIF San Diego Section playoffs 20 out of 22
years. He was recipient of the CIF Model Coach of
the Year award and was honored as North County
Conference Coach of the Year.
Born in London, England, Whiddon taught for 17
years and also was the athletic director at Rancho
Buena Vista High for seven years.
When the new Vista
Mission High School opened in the Vista Unified
School District, he was an assistant principal and
the Timberwolves' athletic director for three years
until his retirement from the Vista district in
traveled to soccer clinics in England, The
Netherlands, Germany and Brazil to continue his
coaching education and holds an NSCAA Premier