Patricia Campos Doménech

She was born in 1977 in Castellón, although he spent his entire childhood in Onda, a small town in the interior of the province.

Ex-pilot of the Spanish Navy and Spanish football coach. She is the first woman in the Navy to pilot a reactor. In 2013, she left the Armed Forces.

In Patricia's words: “Since childhood, football has been my life and my dream was to be able to dedicate myself to it professionally. Over time, flying became another of my passions and that is why becoming an aviation pilot became on my list of goals to accomplish. ”

She studied Audiovisual Communication at the University of Valencia. When she finished the race, she prepared the oppositions to enter the Armed Forces and got one of the two positions.

Eight years after entering the Armed Forces, she decided to fulfill another dream: to dedicate herself to football. So she travelled to the United States to obtain the title of football coach.

This is how she became a football coach in the United States. While in the United States, she decided to go to Uganda with a football ball and boots to help children and women with AIDS and try to improve their living conditions and their future through football.

She periodically travels to Uganda, a country where she collaborates with various projects for the empowerment of children and women, training various teams of fans.

In 2017, she resided in Hawaii. There she works as a coach for the Honolulu Bulls Football Club women's team, and also works in the morning in the finance department of the University of Hawaii. Weekly, she posts her personal experiences on the blog "Fútbol sin Fronteras".

In 2018 she presented Goals for Freedom, an NGO that transmits values through sport in Valencia and Uganda.

In September 2018, she began to comment on football matches at A Punt for both the Champions and the Copa del Rey, Primera División and Segunda B.

Awards and honours

• 2008 - Women in Aviation, awarded in Italy by the Association of American Pilot Women.

• 2010 - Woman of the Year, awarded by the Onda Progressive Women Association.

• 2012 - Isabel Ferrer National Prize, awarded by the Generalitat Valenciana.

• 2015 - Altruism Award, granted by the El Larguero Foundation.

• 2015 - Ambassador Beijing Women's Group of the United Nations

•2015 - Seny Onder. Onda Cultural and Mercantile Athenaeum.

• 2015 - Ambassador of the Foundation for Justice

• 2015 - Solidariza tu Energía Award 2015 for Solidarity Merit

• 2016 - Distinction to Solidarity Merit, granted by the Provincial Deputation of Castellón.

• 2016 - Homage of the Valencian Courts to 26 illustrious women

• 2016 - High Distinction of the Generalitat, granted by the Valencian Generalitat.

• 2016 - Miki Roqué Award for Peace in Sport.

• 2017 -Recognition of the RIET (International Network of Writers for the Earth), granted by Mare Terra Fundació Mediterrània.

• 2017 –2017 - March 8 - 8 women, granted by the NGO Ilêwasi.

• 2017 - Women and Sports 2017, granted by

• 2017 - Valencianistes Per la Solidaritat Award 2017.

• 2018 - EVAP Diversity Award and Àmbit Association Award

•2018 - 5th most influential woman in the sports industry, recognition granted by Metadeporte magazine.

• 2019 - “Una Primera Primera” Award. Awarded by the Fallas Federation of 1st.