Head Coach--Gina Oliver (15th year)
The spring 2016 season will mark Coach Oliver’s 15th 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.
Jessica Beaver-White --Assistant Coach
Beaver-White, a former Long Beach State softball star, returns to MSJC after
serving one season as an assistant at CSULB in 2015.
Beaver-White was a four-year starter with
the 49ers at shortstop, earning two All-Big West selections while with the
49ers. A career .261 hitter, Beaver-White closed her career as one of the top
power hitters in LBSU history. She still holds the Beach career RBI record with
115, and is second in doubles (36) and finished her career second in home runs
with 21, currently ranking 5th on the 49er list.
After graduating from Long Beach State,
Beaver-White pursued a professional career in softball, playing for five
seasons in the Netherlands. Beaver-White won the European Championship in 2010
with TTT, and spent four years with Robur 58 in Apeldoorn.
Returning stateside, Beaver-White began her
coaching career with a stop at her High School Alma Mater, Hemet High School
before signing on as an assistant coach at Mt. San Jacinto College.
Marcus Goggins--Assistant Coach
Goggins is in this third official year with the Eagles coaching staff the after serving as
a student volunteer for 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
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.