Began his college baseball career at Edison CC (known today as Florida Southwestern) and was a participant at the Florida Junior College All-Star game in 1988. Finished his College baseball career and education at Flagler College in St. Augustine.
Was the Head Coach at Seabreeze HS for 24 years and compiled a record of 432-235 a winning percentage of .648. While there, Seabreeze had 18 state qualifiers, 7 District championships and 3 trips to the State Final 4. Seabreeze was the 4A State Runner-up in 2001.
During this time, Campanella was an Associate Scout for the Toronto Blue Jays, Cleveland Indians and Colorado Rockies.
Coach Campanella retired from coaching HS Baseball after the 2017 season and begins his first season with the Scorpions in 2018.
Married to wife Jennifer, has a son Anthony (22) and daughter Jordyn (19).