Jimmy HamptonHead Men's and Women's Soccer Coach
Jimmy Hampton has steadily continued to shine as a leader / mentor / winner. Coach Hampton’s hard work and dedication to coaching and success has led the Drover men’s soccer team to some impressive NAIA ranks.
Before becoming USAO’s first soccer head coach, Hampton spent 10 seasons building championship-caliber teams at Chickasha High School. Before that, he coached three seasons at Tulsa Memorial. Since 1994, Hampton and the Fightin’ Chicks collected five state championships. His boys teams won back-to-back state championships in 1995-96, one in 1999 and another in 2002, while his girls won the 1998 class 4A girls crown.
In his 10 years at CHS, Hampton won nearly 90 percent of his games, and he ranks as one of the all-time winningest soccer coaches in Oklahoma prep history. He is one of the few soccer coaches in the southwest to obtain a national “A” coaching license from the United States Soccer Federation which is a credit the the quality of his coaching ability and techniques.
As a player, Hampton was successful at nearly every level. An all-state selection as a senior at Tulsa Union High School, Hampton played two seasons at Western Illinois University before transferring to Northeastern State University where he was team captain and earned all-conference honors as a senior. Hampton also played four years professionally for the Oklahoma City Warriors
and the Tulsa Roughnecks.
Hampton has been the Director of Girls Coaching for seven years and the Director of Boys Coaching for four years with the Oklahoma Football Club. He has led three teams to their respective national finals over the past four years.
Hampton and his wife, Kerri, have three children - Alexandria, Butch and Dax.
B.S., Elementary Education, Northeastern Oklahoma State University, 1993