Evan Covell » Faculty & Staff

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Evan Covell

Athletic Director Providence SchoolPhysical Education
Work 630 E. Canon Perdido Street Santa Barbara CA 93103 Work Phone: 805-962-4400


Attended: Westmont College; Concordia University, Irvine

Degrees: B.A. English; working toward a master’s degree in coaching and athletic administration; certified USTFCCCA Endurance Specialist

Joined Providence in 2018

Before being named athletic director in 2021, Coach Covell was already deeply involved in the Providence community, having trained the track and field and cross-country teams for the previous four years. He continues to coach those teams while directing all Providence athletics programs.

Prior to joining Providence full time, Evan was on staff with FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) for two years.

Coach Covell is wholeheartedly committed to the power of athletics to build character and instill strong Christian values in athletes and coaches. “The coach-athlete relationship is truly important as coaches have an incredible influence on the maturing process of student-athletes,” he says. “And the student-athletes have a tremendous ability to serve their teams and coaches as they all strive towards a common goal.”

His favorite Providence traditions are the Homecoming basketball games.


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