Bret Charleston is entering his second year as one of Azusa Pacific's two equipment managers after a 26 year career in the construction field. With a tremendous service attitude, Charleston's roles include preparing the fields and courts for games and practices, managing equipment, and supervising a staff of student workers on top of filling in for numerous behind the scenes needs in the athletic department.
A local product, Charleston was born in Glendora and graduated from Glendora High School in 1980. Over the next 20 years he worked as a framing foreman, before becoming a new home construction superintendent, a job in which he held for six years before accepting his current position at Azusa Pacific.
He has two kids, Mallory and Broc, and married his wife Jill in June of 2012. The couple currently resides in La Verne, Calif.