Softball Staff

Jennifer "Jen" Martinez

Hitting &  Defense Instructor

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Played college softball for two years for the University of Arizona Wildcats in 2004 and 2005.  Prior to Arizona, she played for two years at Pima Community College.  During her time at Pima, she was named a NJCAA 1st Team All-American in 2003 along with being a member of the NJCAA All-Star Team that won the Canada Cup.  She was named the   ACCAC Player of the Year in 2002 & 2003 while at Pima CC.  In 2005, she hit the game-winning home run against Oklahoma to send UA to the   Women’s College World Series.  Played professionally for the Arizona Heat in 2006.  Assistant Coach at Pima CC for 5 years helping lead them to a NJCAA National Championship in 2006.

 

 

Matthew Austin

Pitching Instructor

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Matt has been involved in both the men’s and women’s game of Fastpitch Softball at a variety of levels. He is working with a current NCAA Division 1 Pitcher.  He has 10+ years experience as a Men’s Fastpitch Softball pitcher at various levels of competition. He has worked as a coach for HS Varsity teams, ASA teams, and worked for the Oregon State University program during the 2015 season. His pitching instruction focuses on the science of pitching, derived from biomechanical research studies of the windmill pitching motion conducted by Dr. Sherry Werner, to ensure safe, efficient, and effective mechanics.

 


Edgar Soto

Hitting & Defense Instructor

Core Training/Baserunning

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Played collegiately at the University of New Mexico.  Former Head Coach at Pima Community College(1998-2010).  Current Director of Athletics at Pima Community College. Starting in 2000, he had the unique opportunity to work with USA Baseball first as an assistant coach for the 18U Junior National team and then as the Head Coach.  In 2002, he led the USA Junior National team to a 3rd Place finish in the "AAA" World Junior Baseball Championship held in Sherbrooke, Canada.  While with the USA Baseball program, he had the opportunity to coach 8 future Major League Baseball 1st Round Draft Picks.


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