Rick Whitaker, assistant softball coach for Southwestern College will be heading into his 6th season coaching for the Jaguars with experience coaching the infield, outfield, and offensive efforts. As lead recruiting coordinator Coach Rick’s coaching history includes three years at Steele Canyon High School and seven years of Travel and ASA softball coaching where he has led three teams to top 15 finishes at the Softball World Series in three out of the last four years.
In 2011, Coach Rick started the San Diego Relentless Travel Ball Association which has grown to multiple teams spanning age groups from18U to 12U.
Rick graduated from San Diego State University in 2002 with a B.S. in Business Administration and obtained his California CPA license in 2004. When not on the softball field coaching, Rick is a partner in a successful CPA practice located in La Mesa, CA.
Coach M on Coach Rick "Coach Rick is the epitome of hard work, determination, and passion. He has been a rock for this organization and a coach who has great character that any athlete in our program can look up to. His relentless leadership and drive makes me a better coach and I am thankful every day for his knowledge and loyalty that is hard to find in the college coaching profession"