Solano Community College Athletics
Solano Community College Athletics

Coaches

Name Position
Scott Stover Head Coach
Bobby Campo Assistant Coach
Dustin Crenshaw Assistant Coach
Tommy Pavesi Assistant Coach
Coach Scott Stover

Scott Stover

Position: Head Coach
Experience: Eleventh Year

This is coach Stover's 11th season as the Falcon's Head Coach. Coach Stover has led the Falcons to five conference titles in his first ten seasons at Solano. Since 2006, the Falcons have won 191 games, which places them 8th in Northern California in winning percentage during that span. Their .639 winning percentage, since 2006 is the highest of all 12 community colleges that can recruit in the Solano County area. Coach Stover's 229 wins at Solano rank him second in school history, behind Stan McWilliams who coached from 1956-1986. The Falcons have broken a number of school records during Coach Stover tenure, including wins (32), conference wins (24) and team batting average (.339).

Coach Stover and his staff take pride that over 85% of their student-athletes have gone on to a four-year school. In fact 40 student-athletes from Coach Stover's first 8 seasons have completed their undergraduate work and have obtained a B.A. or B.S. In addition, he has coached 3 conference players of the year and 4 conference pitchers of the year. He has also been awarded the conference coach of the year honor four times by his peers.

During his tenure, Coach has also been a key element in the renovations of Yarbrough Stadium, the Falcon's home field. With some help from a bond and a lot of fundraising by the coaching staff and players, the Falcons have put together a great facility. With a brand new playing surface and seating area, along with a professional style clubhouse, the Falcons have one of the best facilities in the state.

Coach Stover has experience as a player and coach at both the college and professional levels. In 2000 he got his first taste of Solano County when he was hired as the 3rd base coach and hitting instructor for the Solano Steelheads. This professional baseball club played in the Western Baseball League, which consisted of teams from Arizona, California, and Washington. In 2002 he was offered another position with the Solano Steelheads. The Steelheads made him the youngest Manager in professional baseball that year, at the age of 30.

Coach Stover played at Cosumnes River College in 1992 and 1993. He helped the Chiefs to two playoff appearances and one conference title. Coach Stover was all-conference both seasons, as well as academic all-conference his sophomore season. He also set the school record for most homeruns in a season. It was later broken in 2001. He has played and coached in the Bay Valley Conference for 16 years. Coach Stover received a scholarship to the University of San Francisco, but later transferred to Chico State. After his college career concluded, he was signed by the Reno Chuckars of the Western Baseball League.

In addition to his teaching and coaching duties, Coach Stover has been married to his wife Michelle for 16 years. They have three children. Tyler, 17, and twin daughters named Macey and Malia, 13.

Bobby Campo, Assistant Coach

Bobby Campo

Position: Assistant Coach

Bobby Campo enters his third year on the field for the Falcons, after having assisted Coach Stover in various off-field roles over the previous five years. "Coach Bobby," as the players call him, has played, coached and participated in local sports activities in Vallejo and the greater Bay Area for more than 50 years. He played football, basketball and baseball at Vallejo High School and Vallejo Junior College prior to moving on to play football and baseball at San Francisco State University. At Vallejo JC he was selected as a National Junior College All-American in football in 1962 as a running back, and played on the West Team in the JUCO All-American Classic football game held at the University of New Mexico stadium in Albuquerque, NM. While playing football and baseball at S.F. State, his Gators won Far Western Conference championships in both sports.

In addition to school sports, Bobby has played and coached at various levels with non-school related baseball teams. He ran a successful American Legion baseball program in Vallejo for several years, twice taking teams to the California State playoffs, and during and after college he played and coached for various teams in the prestigious San Jose Winter League and S.F. Big-Rec Sunday League semi-pro programs, where the players came mainly from the local collegiate teams, professional minor leaguers home for the winter, and some ex-pro and college players. In addition to his playing and coaching experience, from 1980 to 1985, Bobby was an Associate Scout with the Milwaukee Brewers professional baseball organization.

Bobby graduated from S.F. State in 1965 with a B.A. in Business, and has a Master's Degree in Business from Saint Mary's College in Moraga. He is married to his high-school sweetheart and cheerleader, Loana, and has two children and five grandkids. His daughter Robin is an Assistant District Attorney in Yolo County, while his son Rick is an Account Manager in Marketing and Sales with Diablo Valley Packaging, located here in Fairfield. His son Rick was an all-league and All-Northern California catcher who went on to play four years of baseball at California State University - Fullerton, twice going to the College World Series, and was a member of the Titans' NCAA National Championship Team in 1984.