Coach Culpepper begins his 14th year of coaching at Westlake. He served as the head sophomore coach in ’89 and ’90 before being elevated to the Varsity Defensive Coordinator position in 1991. He prepped at Jenks High School in El Paso, Texas where he was an All-Area Selection at linebacker. He became an All-Conference player at Mesa College in Arizona and went on to play linebacker at California Lutheran University. He has been the head football coach at Viewpoint High School, Clint High School in El Paso Texas, and Chaminade High School in West Hills. Coach Culpepper returned to Westlake in 2003 and teaches Social Science. He lives in Thousand Oaks with his wife Terri and daughters Faith and Bailey.