Softball Coaching Staff
Head Coach
Patti Gerckens Bio   FULL BIO
Patti Gerckens
Jessica Millsap
Associate Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
Jessica Millsap enters her second season as an assistant coach for UC San Diego softball in 2011 after being hired in the fall of 2009. Millsap plays a key role in many aspects of the program, including on-the-field coaching, recruiting and camp organization.Between January 2007 and May 2009, Millsap served as the top assistant coach for Biola University, helping the squad to an overall record of 77-63. The 2007 campaign turned out to be especially spectacular as the Eagles advanced to the second round of the NAIA Region II Tournament under the leadership of Jessica and her sister, head coach Carissa Kalaba. Carissa is now the head coach at Utah State.Before her experience at Biola, Millsap spent time as an assistant coach for the Jets Gold 18U squad in Agoura Hills, Calif., and head coach at nearby Arcadia High School.Millsap graduated from Chatham University in 2007 with a B.A. in Political Science. As a senior there in Pittsburgh, Pa., she captained the Chatham Cougars' softball team while earning most valuable player honors.   FULL BIO
Carissa Kalaba
Assistant Coach
Carissa Kalaba Bio   FULL BIO
Carly Mitchell
Assistant Coach
Carly Mitchell Bio   FULL BIO
Liz Silva
Assistant Coach
Liz Silva Bio   FULL BIO