David Blomquist is entering his sixth season as the head men's soccer coach at Azusa Pacific. In his first five years Blomquist has posted a 72-23-5 record, placing him at No. 2 on the program's all-time winning percentage list (.745).
Blomquist guided the 2013 Cougars to a tie for first place in the Pacific West Conference standings with a 10-2 mark in league play, the fourth season in the past five years his team has finished in the top-two of the conference standings. In 2010 he led the Cougars to their seventh conference title by winning the Golden State Athletic Conference championship with a 7-2-1 GSAC record. In 2012, the team's first year in the Pacific West Conference, Azusa Pacific went 10-4, and boasted a perfect 7-0 record at home in PacWest play.
An accomplished player at Wheaton from 1992-95, Blomquist earned NCAA Division III All-American honors as a 1995 senior, then went on to play 1 year professionally as a teammate of Wolf's on the Chicago Stingers. Blomquist was named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Player of the Year in 1995 after posting 13 goals and 2 assists. In his Wheaton career, Blomquist finished with 17 goals and 5 assists and was a 2-time All-CCIW first team selection.
Prior to joining Azusa Pacific, Blomquist spent the previous eight years coaching in the San Diego area, most recently as the head coach at Santa Fe Christian School and the Rancho Santa Fe Attack club program. Blomquist is a co-founder and co-director of Coast 2 Coast Soccer Camps, a sports ministry soccer camp targeted for children ages 6-12.
Blomquist, a native of Granby, Conn., graduated from Wheaton with a degree in Biology and has a Master's in Sport Psychology from San Diego State, and lives in Glendora. He, and his fiance Bethany Nickless, are set to be married on July 17, 2014.