COACHES

Katie Boos

16A Head Coach

Katie is entering her 3rd year as the head coach at Lakeridge High School.  After having her first year shut down by COVID, Boos led Lakeridge to their first winning season in over 10 years. Lakeridge finished 2021 with a 14-4 record, ending the season with an eight game win streak over the top teams in the state.  Prior to coaching at Lakeridge, Boos spent two years serving as an assistant coach at Concordia University in NE Portland. While at Concordia, Boos was the outfield coach, recruiting assistant and taught Health Sciences classes at the university.  Boos was also a volunteer assistant at Lewis and Clark University in 2014.

Boos attended Missouri State University in Springfield, MO where she played softball from 2004-2006, and was a member of the 2006 Missouri Valley Conference Championship team. She also competed in the NCAA regional tournament in 2006. 

Boos completed her undergraduate degree at Portland State University in Health Sciences in 2016 and went on to complete her Master’s in Education from University of Missouri in 2019.

“I am excited to become a part of the Rebels Organization.  It is such a wonderful opportunity to pass my knowledge of the game onto the next generation of players.  I can’t wait to get started and look forward to helping these great players move on to the next level of softball.”

Katie Boos

Email: Katie.e.boos@gmail.com

Phone: 816-810-2480

16A Head Coach

Pete Gonzalez

This will be Pete’s 11th year coaching competitive Softball. Pete coached 5 years of travel baseball before that. He has taken teams to ASA/USA, PGF, TC Nationals. Pete is a non-parent coach that focuses on player development and fundamentals that establishes a foundation for players to succeed as they transition to playing college level softball.  Pete is amazing at teaching the girls the mental side of the game, as well as, the specializing in coaching pitchers and hitters.  

 

Pete’s assistant coaches are Izzy Womack and Haley Ebner. Currently Izzy Womack is a Pitcher at Central Washington. Haley Ebner is currently playing at Eastern Oregon. 

John Hadden

18A Head Coach

John has been coaching softball since 2008 at every level through 16U.  He has been with the Rebel organization for the last 4 years since moving from the Bay Area.  John was a 4 sport athlete in high school (football, wrestling, track & field, & baseball) and played collegiate football at Sacramento State University.    His coaching philosophy centers around the player's potential ability while using a positive coaching style and a growth mindset.  He believes hard work, dedication, and a great attitude will not only make you a better player, but a better person.

Brittany Hendrickson

18G Co-Head Coach

Brittany Hendrickson is entering her 6th season as the head softball coach at Mt. Hood Community College. During her first 3 seasons as head coach, Hendrickson led her team to 3 consecutive NWAC Championship Tournament appearances. In 2019, the Saints were among the NWAC leaders in almost all offensive categories and spent the entire year ranked as high as No. 2 in the NWAC RPI and coaches polls. Hendrickson and her 2019 staff were awarded Southern Region coaching staff of the year after winning the program’s 9th Southern Region title. In 2019, the Saints went 33-7 against NWAC member colleges.

Prior to Mt. Hood, Hendrickson was the assistant coach at Concordia University Irvine where the team finished with a 42-13 record. Hendrickson attended Portland State University where she played softball from 2011-2015 and was a member of the 2012 & 2013 Big Sky Championship teams. She also competed in the NCAA regional tournament in 2012 & 2013. She was a five-time Big Sky Player of the week, three-time all-league selection, and remains in the Portland State record book in multiple offensive categories.

Hendrickson earned an undergraduate degree in Health Sciences from Portland State University in 2015, a master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University Irvine in 2016, and a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree from Concordia University St. Paul in 2021. In 2019-20 Hendrickson was the head coach of a 16A NW Bullets team and in 2020-21 was the head coach of a 16A Oregon Rebels team.

“I am passionate about coaching softball, but even more passionate about developing character in young athletes. The sport can only take athletes so far, but the lessons learned are with them forever. I would describe my coaching style as transactional and extremely competitive. I’m excited about the opportunity to coach with the OR Rebels and compete at a high level"

Brittany Hendrickson
MHCC Head Softball Coach
Brittany.Hendrickson@mhcc.edu
541-517-6055 cell

Taylor Gould

18G Co-Head Coach

Taylor Gould enters her fifth year on the Mt. Hood coaching staff after assisting the NW Bullets 16u program in 2019-2020. She also coached Team Mizuno (7th place finish at nationals) for one year and Northwest Batbuster's organization for one season as well. In 2018, Gould was named the NFCA NWAC Assistant Coach of the year. Gould played for two years at Clackamas Community College where they finished 2nd place during the 2013-2014 season.