Women's Softball

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SCC sponsors four intercollegiate sports, men's baseball and soccer and women's fast-pitch softball and soccer, all at the NJCAA Division I level.

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Women's Fast-Pitch Softball

Intercollegiate Athletic Team

St. Charles Community College instituted softball as a competitive in 1997. The Cougar softball team is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). St. Charles Community College competes in the Midwest Community College Athletic Association (MCCAC) and the Region 16 District.

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Since it's inception as a NJCAA certified sport, the St. Charles Community College softball team has won multiple MCCAC championships. The Lady Cougars have also participated in the NJCAA Division I National Tournament, placing as high as seventh. Several St. Charles Community College softball players have earned MCCAC All Conference honors.

Team/College Facts

Address: 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, CC 104, Cottleville, MO 63376-2865

College Founded: 1986

Enrollment: 7,477

Nickname: Cougars

Colors: Maroon & Gray

Home Field: Cougar Park (500)

Dimensions: L-R: 325-370-395-370-325

Affiliation: NJCAA Division I

Conference: MCCAC

College President: Barbara R. Kavalier, Ph.D.

Athletic Director: Chris Gober, 636-922-8211

Athletics Secretary: Becky Witt

Athletic Department Phone: 636-922-8250

Best Time to Call: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Athletic Office Fax: 636-922-8204

Coaches & Contact

Michelle Patrico - Women's Head Softball Coach

Office: CC 104

Phone: 636-922-8487

Email: mpatrico@stchas.edu

Michelle Patrico enters her third year as head coach at St. Charles Community College. She has been with the SCC softball program since fall of 2010. She was previously the assistant coach at St. Charles for two years before taking over as head coach.

She was the assistant coach for seven years at Webster University where she helped lead the Gorloks to two trips to the regional tournament.

At Webster, she coached two All-Americans, several All-Region players and numerous All-Conference players. Patrico was also the head coach at Trinity Catholic High School, where she has led the Titans to four consecutive district championships.

Patrico earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Lindenwood University. During her four-year career, she helped lead the team to three trips to the NAIA National Tournament, finishing in the top five twice and in the top 10 once.

As a four-year starter, Patrico earned All-Conference Player of the Year, All-Regional Player of the Year, and was named as a NAIA All-American. At the time of her graduation, Patrico held several national tournament records. In 2010, Patrico received the great honor of being inducted into Lindenwood’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

Roger Obrecht - Women's Softball Assistant Coach

Office: CC 104

Phone: 636-922-8487

Email: robrecht@stchas.edu

Pat Patrico - Women's Softball Volunteer Assistant Coach

Office: CC 104

Phone: 636-922-8487

Email: patpatrico@yahoo.com

Pat is in his third year as volunteer assistant softball coach at St. Charles Community College. Prior to joining St. Charles, Pat was an assistant softball coach and the hitting coach at Missouri Baptist University for three years. He has coached women’s softball for more than 16 years.

For five years, Pat was the assistant softball coach at Trinity Catholic High School. He has served in youth sports programs for 30 years. Positions held include head coach and organization chairman and currently he is a board member of Sacred Heart Athletic Committee in Florissant. He conducts seminars for youth softball coaches to help them improve their coaching methods. In 1998 he was named Man of the Year for Florissant Area CYC.

Pat holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and an associate’s degree in computers. He has earned Advanced Leader Bronze & Advanced Communicator Bronze awards from Toastmaster International.

Softball Phone: 636-922-8487

Facilities Director: Al Koehler

Grounds Supervisor: Amy Templer

Media Relations

Sports Information Director: Heather McDorman

Office Phone: 636-922-8277

Fax: 636-922-8279

Email: hmcdorman@stchas.edu

Contact Information

Michelle Patrico,
Head Coach - Softball
636-922-8487
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Chris Gober,
Head Coach - Baseball Director of Athletics
636-922-8211
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Becky Witt,
Administrative Secretary
636-922-8250
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4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Cofttleville, MO 63376

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636-922-8000

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