Head Coach--Gina Oliver (13th year)
The spring 2015 season will mark Coach Oliver’s 13th year as the Head Women's Softball Coach at Mt. San Jacinto College. Since taking over the program in the fall of 2001, she has continued to build a program that is both competitive and places emphasis on the development of the college student and young adult, and not just the softball player. Oliver was selected as the Foothill Conference "Coach of the Year" in 2010, and has made two post-season regional appearances.
Coach Oliver is a native of San Diego, graduating from Patrick Henry High School where she played catcher for the Patriots in addition to volleyball and soccer. As a senior catcher, she was selected First –Team All Eastern League, and served as captain of varsity softball, soccer and volleyball.
After High School, Oliver attended University of California Santa Barbara on a pre-med scholarship and earned Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology/Neuroscience with Honors. She was team captain her senior year, and graduate assistant her 5th year to finish a minor in Athletic Coaching. Oliver went on to receive an M.S. in Exercise Physiology, and an M.Ed. in Postsecondary Education Leadership at San Diego State University.
Coach Oliver is a full time Professor of Physical Education, and teaching a range of both lecture and activities classes. Oliver brings much experience to MSJC, having played softball, umpired and coached at various recreational, high school and competitive levels. Oliver currently pitches for her Women’s team, Karphone, out of Los Angeles, holds 8 State Titles, and 5-time National Champion with 6 All American awards in ASA, SSUSA and USSSA Major World Series.
Jackie Gentile--Assistant Coach (1st Year)
Coach Gentile returns to MSJC where she was a stand out player on both the women's soccer and softball teams from 2004-2006. While a player at MSJC, Gentile was named First Team All Conference in both soccer and softball and in her sophomore season was named First Team All State in softball. Gentile capped off her MSJC athletic career by being named the 2006 MSJC Female Athlete of the Year.
Coach Gentile earned an athletic scholarship to Abilene Christian University where she continued to perform as a duel sport athlete. Gentile was part of the first ever women's soccer team at ACU in her junior season and helped the ACU softball team to the winnigest season in school history her senior year. Gentile earned second team all conference honors in softball and was name an All American Scholar Athlete.
Marcus Goggins-Assistant Coach (4th Year)
Marcus Goggins joins the Eagles coaching staff as an assistant coach after serving as a student volunteer for the past 2 seasons.
Marcus is a New York native where he graduated from Lafayette High in 1996 where he played baseball for 2 years, and selected to the PSAL ALL-BOROUGH team as a junior. Upon graduation, Marcus joined the Marines and served for eight years before returning to school where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.
Marcus brings 24 years of playing experience as well as 15 years of coaching experience with various little leagues around the New York and San Diego areas.