Brooke McCartney | Assistant Coach
A native of Salem, Ohio, Brooke McCartney returns to Ohio Dominican as an assistant softball coach in 2016.
McCartney spent two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at Defiance College. While at Defiance, McCartney assisted in the planning and administering of all aspects of the softball program, including guidance for student-athletes concerning their academics and athletic success.
In her two seasons as the graduate assistant for the Yellow Jackets, McCartney assisted in coaching six players to all-conference honors.
McCartney, a four year athlete for ODU appeared in over 200 games, starting 199 times. McCartney was a team captain in the 2012-13 season and hit .261 for her career in over 600 at-bats. She received ODU’s first GLIAC Softball Player of the Week honors in school history during her sophomore season.
During her time as a student-athlete at ODU, McCartney was a 2011 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete, a GLIAC All-Academic Team selection, and a member of the 2013 GLIAC Academic All-Excellence Team. McCartney also served on the ODU Sport Management Society as the groups Vice President and was a key member in the selection process for scholarships awarded to high school students.
McCartney received her Bachelor of Science in Sport Management with a minor in Business Administration from ODU in 2013. She then received her Masters of Arts in Education with a Sport Coaching Concentration from Defiance in the spring of 2015.