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May 10, 2004
Steve Virgen For five years after graduating from UCLA, Pat Callaghan felt out of place. He has always loved soccer. Yet, after college, he was involved in an entirely different arena. Callaghan, who starred in soccer at Corona del Mar High in the late 1980s, was a salesman right out of college. And, he was not happy. "It just wasn't rewarding," Callaghan said. "I didn't like what I was doing. I didn't feel like I was giving back." Callaghan wanted to give back to his roots.
NEWS
December 9, 2000
HUNTINGTON BEACH - In a battle between teams coached by Orange Coast College men's soccer assistant coaches, host Huntington Beach earned a 6-0 nonleague boys soccer win over Corona del Mar Friday. Huntington, coached by Kevin Smith, built a 5-0 halftime lead, giving Smith bragging rights over his OCC colleague, Pat Callaghan. Danny Marshall had the best scoring chance for CdM (0-3-0), with a header off a corner kick and Geoff Collier had seven saves for the Sea Kings.
NEWS
January 19, 2002
Name: Andy Almquist Born: Dec. 6, 1983 Hometown: Newport Beach Height: 5-foot-10 Weight: 160 Sport: Soccer Position: Sweeper Coach: Pat Callaghan Favorite food: Tacos Favorite movie: "The Last of the Mohicans" Best athletic moment: "We were national finalists with my club team, the Newport Beach Slammers, last year." Athlete of the Week III: The Sea Kings' defensive leader and team captain helped produce a shutout win at Estancia Jan. 11 and his free kicks led to a goal against the Eagles and one goal in a 2-2 tie with visiting Laguna Beach Jan. 9.
NEWS
December 10, 2001
Steve Virgen CORONA DEL MAR - Winless in the Pacific Coast League last year and recording just two victories over the entire season. That doesn't matter, not for second-year coach Pat Callaghan and his Corona del Mar High boys soccer team. You think Costa Mesa and Northwood are the favorites to win the PCL title? Think again. "I wouldn't be surprised to win league, I think we have that capability," Callaghan said. "This is a much different team.
FEATURES
June 16, 2009
  Editors note: Last week, Pat Callaghan stepped down as boys’ soccer coach at Corona del Mar High, where he had been a walk-on coach for nine years. He resigned because there was no opening for a physical education teacher at the school. In response, Conner Ferguson, a former CdM soccer player, wrote a letter. When Pat Callaghan first inherited the CdM boys’ soccer program, there was minimal interest in the program. Players showed up to practice with their sunglasses and board shorts on. They barely were able to field two teams.
NEWS
November 15, 2000
COSTA MESA - Assistants Kevin Smith and Pat Callaghan, as well as a team that seems to improve every day, are some of the reasons the Orange Empire Conference named Orange Coast College's Laird Hayes Coach of the Year in men's soccer Monday. OCC, which won in its first playoff appearance in five years Tuesday, finished 3-14-2 last year. The Pirates quintupled that victory output this season with a 15-3-4 record, including a second-place conference finish and putting and end to Santa Ana's 70-game winning streak on Nov. 6. Hayes, in his 14th season, credits Smith and Callaghan for the award.
NEWS
September 20, 2000
Orange Coast College's men's soccer team suffered its first loss of the season Tuesday, dropping a 3-1 nonconference decision to visiting L.A. Harbor. Coast (4-1-3) jumped to a 1-0 lead behind Dan Espinoza's goal in the ninth minute off a pass from Geno Vitale-Sansosti, but that was the end of the OCC fireworks. "We dominated the first half, but we just couldn't finish off any of our scoring chances," said OCC assistant coach Pat Callaghan. "They did a better job of that, which made the difference in the game."
NEWS
January 17, 2002
CORONA DEL MAR - The Corona del Mar High boys soccer team has set up a battle for first place in the Pacific Coast League after a 2-0 win over visiting University Wednesday. The Sea Kings (55-3, 2-0-1 in the PCL), who host co-league-leader Costa Mesa Friday at 3:15 p.m., built a 2-0 first half lead. But CdM will be without two key players, goalkeeper Geoff Collier and senior Aldo Bautista, because of red card violations when the Sea Kings duel Mesa. Bautista scored a goal off an assist from sophomore Julien Cerutti, and Bautista also had an assist, which led to senior Brett Luchesi's goal.
FEATURES
February 25, 2009
SANTA MONICA — Corona del Mar High boys’ soccer coach Pat Callaghan calls Reed Williams a difference-maker. The junior striker perfectly fit the coach’s description with his performance Wednesday. Williams, who recently verbally committed to UCLA, scored two goals and was helpful for another in CdM’s 3-1 win over Santa Monica in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division IV playoffs. In the eighth minute, Williams gave the Sea Kings a 1-0 lead after putting away Jack Gorab’s through ball.
NEWS
May 12, 2000
Barry Faulkner CORONA DEL MAR - Pat Callaghan, who earned Sea View League Most Valuable Player laurels as a Corona del Mar High senior in 1989, will replace Scott Dameron as the school's boy soccer coach next season, CdM Athletic Director Jerry Jelnick announced Thursday. Callaghan, 29, inherits a program that went 10-7-1 last season, earning a second-place finish in its inaugural Pacific Coast League campaign. The Sea Kings, who lose five of their six all-league players to graduation, were eliminated in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division IV playoffs, dropping a 2-0 decision to Diamond Ranch in Dameron's only season at the helm.
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By Steve Virgen | December 13, 2012
When Allen Hardison sifted through letters from NCAA Division I universities for soccer five years ago he never thought his life would end up where it is now. He never dreamed he would playing in a college football bowl game in New Mexico on Saturday. But that's where his life is now, as a kicker for the University of Nevada. His dreams have changed from the ones he had while playing soccer at Corona del Mar High, from which he graduated in 2007. "To say that I had a dream of playing in the NFL when I was growing up, I would be lying," Hardison said in a telephone interview from New Mexico, where the Wolf Pack (7-5)
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NEWS
July 2, 2009
When Pat Callaghan inherited the Corona del Mar boys’ soccer program, there was minimal interest in it. Players showed up to practice with sunglasses and board shorts on. They were barely able to field two teams. The players didn’t know what to expect because they lacked loyalty throughout their time as coaches changed year after year. Coach Pat changed that. He was so passionate about the game that he would scrimmage with the players and was never afraid to show emotion.
FEATURES
June 16, 2009
  Editors note: Last week, Pat Callaghan stepped down as boys’ soccer coach at Corona del Mar High, where he had been a walk-on coach for nine years. He resigned because there was no opening for a physical education teacher at the school. In response, Conner Ferguson, a former CdM soccer player, wrote a letter. When Pat Callaghan first inherited the CdM boys’ soccer program, there was minimal interest in the program. Players showed up to practice with their sunglasses and board shorts on. They barely were able to field two teams.
FEATURES
February 25, 2009
SANTA MONICA — Corona del Mar High boys’ soccer coach Pat Callaghan calls Reed Williams a difference-maker. The junior striker perfectly fit the coach’s description with his performance Wednesday. Williams, who recently verbally committed to UCLA, scored two goals and was helpful for another in CdM’s 3-1 win over Santa Monica in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division IV playoffs. In the eighth minute, Williams gave the Sea Kings a 1-0 lead after putting away Jack Gorab’s through ball.
SPORTS
By Dominic Perrone | December 17, 2006
Before the season, Pat Callaghan didn't know what to expect from his Corona del Mar High boys' soccer team. There was turnover across the field. Gone were the Sea Kings' two All-Pacific Coast League performers in defender Paul Knezevic, first team, and midfielder Jon Udahsev, second team. Callaghan also expected to have a first-year goalkeeper as the last line of defense. But early on, the team demonstrated a personality that makes Callaghan, who is in his seventh season, confident.
NEWS
May 10, 2004
Steve Virgen For five years after graduating from UCLA, Pat Callaghan felt out of place. He has always loved soccer. Yet, after college, he was involved in an entirely different arena. Callaghan, who starred in soccer at Corona del Mar High in the late 1980s, was a salesman right out of college. And, he was not happy. "It just wasn't rewarding," Callaghan said. "I didn't like what I was doing. I didn't feel like I was giving back." Callaghan wanted to give back to his roots.
NEWS
March 2, 2004
Bryce Alderton The turnaround came six games ago. What a long time that seems now for Corona del Mar High boys soccer coach Pat Callaghan, whose team heads into today's CIF Southern Section Division II semifinal against top-seeded Thousand Oaks on a six-game winning streak. The game begins at 3 p.m. at Moorpark College. A 2-0 loss to Tesoro Jan. 30 woke up the Sea Kings (15-3-6) and caused Callaghan to move some players to different positions.
NEWS
December 17, 2002
Bryce Alderton Now is the time. A time for Corona del Mar High to make strides in boys soccer. Since Pat Callaghan has been at the helm of the Sea Kings (now entering his third season) CdM has improved. Though he has only completed two seasons, the Sea Kings won two games in the Pacific Coast League last season, compared to none the previous year, and are off to a solid 3-1 start this season. Corona finished fourth in the Pacific Coast League a year ago, missing the CIF Playoffs by one point, but Callaghan is determined to get over the hurdle this season.
NEWS
January 19, 2002
Name: Andy Almquist Born: Dec. 6, 1983 Hometown: Newport Beach Height: 5-foot-10 Weight: 160 Sport: Soccer Position: Sweeper Coach: Pat Callaghan Favorite food: Tacos Favorite movie: "The Last of the Mohicans" Best athletic moment: "We were national finalists with my club team, the Newport Beach Slammers, last year." Athlete of the Week III: The Sea Kings' defensive leader and team captain helped produce a shutout win at Estancia Jan. 11 and his free kicks led to a goal against the Eagles and one goal in a 2-2 tie with visiting Laguna Beach Jan. 9.
NEWS
January 17, 2002
CORONA DEL MAR - The Corona del Mar High boys soccer team has set up a battle for first place in the Pacific Coast League after a 2-0 win over visiting University Wednesday. The Sea Kings (55-3, 2-0-1 in the PCL), who host co-league-leader Costa Mesa Friday at 3:15 p.m., built a 2-0 first half lead. But CdM will be without two key players, goalkeeper Geoff Collier and senior Aldo Bautista, because of red card violations when the Sea Kings duel Mesa. Bautista scored a goal off an assist from sophomore Julien Cerutti, and Bautista also had an assist, which led to senior Brett Luchesi's goal.
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