Carmichael named new Bearcats girls soccer coach
By Datti Jinkiri
Kevin Carmichael has been named the girls soccer coach at Long Beach High School.
Carmichael is currently the director of coach and player development at South Mississippi Soccer Club. He's been working in that capacity with the club since 2020, and he oversees every age group from under-five to under-19.
Previously, he spent time in Virginia with Fredericksburg Football Club, Virginia Beach Football Club and the Hampton Roads Strikers. He has previous experience in the state's high school ranks, as he coached the girls soccer team at Granby High School.
Carmichael graduated from Chowan University in North Carolina, where he played for the men's soccer team.
Carmichael will bring his extensive experience to a Long Beach team that will be looking to make a run in the MHSAA Class 5A Playoffs. The Lady Bearcats finished the 2021-22 regular season with a 12-6-1 record before falling to South Jones in the playoffs.