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Coaching Staff

Head Coach Marissa Koetting

Title: Head Softball Coach
College: McNeese State University
Hometown: Ferris, TX
Contact Information: mkoetting@fpctx.edu

Marissa Koetting comes to us as a 4 year starter at NCAA Division I McNeese State University, Honor Graduate with a B.S. in Biology and a Minor in Psychology. She worked for two years as a coach and manager at Bullet Baseball and Softball Sports Academy in Lake Charles and was the Assistant Softball Coach at C.E. King High School in Houston, TX from 2015-2017. Marissa Koetting also has experience as a Graduate Assistant at Houston Baptist University in 2018 and earned a M.A. in Christian Apologetics. She also brings head coaching experience from Goose Creek Memorial High School as the Head High School softball coach for their program.

Koetting was honored at McNeese as a two-time All-SLC as well as being part of two Southland Conference Championship teams. At Bullet Baseball and Softball Sports Academy Koetting helped 14 athletes earn scholarships to the collegiate level while she led two travel ball teams to National Championships. During her time at HBU Koetting worked with outfielders and coached two players to the All-SLC Team. In her last position at Goose Creek Memorial High School Marissa Koetting doubled the regular season and district wins, coached 3 1st team all district players, and increased every athletic statistical category.


Associate Head Coach Kassie James

Title: Associate Head Softball Coach
College: Angelina College (2 yrs), Houston Baptist University (2 yrs)
Hometown: Orange, TX
Contact Information:
kjames@fpctx.edu

Kassie James comes to Frank Phillips College as a 2 year starter at NJCAA Division I Angelina College from 2013-2015 and a 2 year starter at NCAA Division I Houston Baptist University from 2016-2018 and was an Honor Graduate with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies. James also earned experience as a Graduate Assistant at the University of Dallas in 2019 and is currently pursuing a Master of Leadership Degree.

James has achievements at Angelina where she was a two-time NFCA All-American in 2014 and 2015. She also led her team to an NJCAA National Championship in 2014 and broke 6 school records during her time and was inducted into the Angelina College Hall of Fame in 2016. At HBU James was a two-time All-SLC Honorable Mention in 2017 and 2018 and was the offensive statistical team leader. During her Graduate Assistant position at University of Dallas she assisted in leading the team to its first post-season win in 3 years. James also lead their pitcher to become the university’s first player in the SCAC Conference All-Tournament team in 7 years.

Statistics & Links

Lady Plainsmen 2019-2020 Softball

Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen Softball is under the direction of head coach Marissa Koetting. Associate Head Coach is Kassie James.
 
Home games are held at Plainsmen Field in the City of Borger's Johnson Park area. 
 
The FPC Softball team is active in the community, promoting the sport of softball and Frank Phillips College. Extra-curricular activities include working with Habitat for Humanity, ringing bells for the Salvation Army, and volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House.
 
If you are interested in becoming a part of the FPC Softball Program, please contact Head Coach Marissa Koetting at mkoetting@fpctx.edu or Associate Head Coach Kassie James at kjames@fpctx.edu or by phone at 806-457-4200 ext. 730.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Arielle Boone
806-457-4200 (Ext. 744)
aboone@fpctx.edu

 

Frank Phillips College is pleased to announce the appointment of Marissa Koetting as the new head softball coach and the appointment of Kassie James as the new associate head coach at Frank Phillips College.

Marissa Koetting comes to us as a 4 year starter at NCAA Division I McNeese State University, Honor Graduate with a B.S. in Biology and a Minor in Psychology. She worked for two years as a coach and manager at Bullet Baseball and Softball Sports Academy in Lake Charles and was the Assistant Softball Coach at C.E. King High School in Houston, TX from 2015-2017. Marissa Koetting also has experience as a Graduate Assistant at Houston Baptist University in 2018 and earned a M.A. in Christian Apologetics. She also brings head coaching experience from Goose Creek Memorial High School as the Head High School softball coach for their program.

Koetting was honored at McNeese as a two-time All-SLC as well as being part of two Southland Conference Championship teams. At Bullet Baseball and Softball Sports Academy Koetting helped 14 athletes earn scholarships to the collegiate level while she led two travel ball teams to National Championships. During her time at HBU Koetting worked with outfielders and coached two players to the All-SLC Team. In her last position at Goose Creek Memorial High School Marissa Koetting doubled the regular season and district wins, coached 3 1st team all district players, and increased every athletic statistical category.

Kassie James comes to Frank Phillips College as a 2 year starter at NJCAA Division I Angelina College from 2013-2015 and a 2 year starter at NCAA Division I Houston Baptist University from 2016-2018 and was an Honor Graduate with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies. James also earned experience as a Graduate Assistant at the University of Dallas in 2019 and is currently pursuing a Master of Leadership Degree.

James has achievements at Angelina where she was a two-time NFCA All-American in 2014 and 2015. She also led her team to an NJCAA National Championship in 2014 and broke 6 school records during her time and was inducted into the Angelina College Hall of Fame in 2016. At HBU James was a two-time All-SLC Honorable Mention in 2017 and 2018 and was the offensive statistical team leader. During her Graduate Assistant position at University of Dallas she assisted in leading the team to its first post-season win in 3 years. James also lead their pitcher to become the university’s first player in the SCAC Conference All-Tournament team in 7 years.

“We are excited to have Coach Koetting as part of the FPC family and our community. I am looking forward to the direction in which she will be leading our women’s softball program. She has playing and coaching experience that will have an immediate impact on our program.” Said Dr. Jud Hicks, President of Frank Phillips College. “Coach Koetting has already been able to hire an new associate head coach. Coach James, in her own right, has playing and coaching experience that will help our student athletes in their development. We are all looking forward to the upcoming season with these two new coaches directing our program.”

Both coaches will meet with the new players later this summer and are actively recruiting for the 2019-2020 season. Koetting and James will also host a prospect camp July 9-10 for 2019 and 2020 graduates. To learn more about registering for this event please contact Frank Phillips College or visit our FPC Softball Facebook page.