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.  Currently serving as the Hitting Coach at Pima Community College.

 

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.

 

Rebekah Quiroz

Rebekah Quiroz

Slap Hitting, Defense & Throwing Instructor

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Quiroz is currently the Head Softball Coach at Pima Community College. She was an assistant coach from 2005-2013 at Pima CC. In 2013, she was promoted to Associate Head Coach.  As an assistant coach she helped lead Pima CC to the 2006 NJCAA National Championship.  As a player, she played at Pima CC where she led the country in batting average at .500 and was named a 1st Team NJCAA All-American. After Pima CC, she played two seasons for the University of Arizona. After Arizona, she played from 2005-2008 for the Arizona Heat of the National Pro Fastpitch.

 

Tamara "T" Statman

Hitting Instructor

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This Summer she played for the Israeli National Softball Team where she competed in the European Championships.  Played collegiately for the University of Arizona Softball Team from 2016-2019.  Member of the 2019 NCAA Womens College World Series Team.  Made 164 appearances for the Wildcats including 144 starts in her 4-year career.  In her senior year, she batted .323 with a .421 On Base Percentage and a .538 Slugging Percentage.

 

Courtney Brown

Hitting/Throwing/Defense Instructor 

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Four-year college outfielder. Started her college career at Pima Community College. During her 2 years for the Aztecs, she was named an NJCAA Division II First Team All-American as well as an NFCA Second Team All-American.  In her 2 seasons at Pima, she batted .441 with 103 RBI and stole 53 bases.  She also compiled a .660 slugging percentage and a .550 on-base percentage. Finished her college career at NCAA Division 1 Stephen F Austin University.  She appeared in 63 games, making 31 starts during her 2 years at Stephen F Austin.

 

 

Carlos Ramirez

Softball Catching Instructor

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Drafted in the 8th Round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Angels. Played 5 seasons in the Angels organization(2009-2013) reaching AA with the Arkansas Travelers. In 2011, he was named an Angels organization All-Star after batting .312 with 24 doubles, 7 home runs & 41 RBI.  Played for two seasons in the Mexican League for the Pericos de Puebla and the Acereros del Norte. Played college baseball at Chandler-Gilbert Community College and Arizona State University. At Arizona State, he was named an ABCA 1st-Team All-American catcher as well as All-Pac 10 Conference. 

 

 


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