Introducing your Coaching Staff

James Coomes, Head Coach
4th Year
James CoomesCoach Coomes brings over 11 years of competitive softball experience to the Valiants. He focuses on team dynamics, individual player skill building and the tracking of player performance and statistics in game settings.  When not on the field, he is a clinical social worker with Los Angeles County and on the faculty of the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine.  Coach Coomes is the primary contact for prospective players, parents, family members and teachers.  He can be reached at
Gabriel Bencomo
2nd Year
Coach Bencomo joins the St. Genevieve Softball program after working with St. Genevieve Baseball during the 2016-2017 season.  His area of focus with the program is on fundamentals, conditioning and player personnel softball IQ development.  Coach Bencomo also serves the St. Genevieve community as the upper class academic advisor and is a defensive assistant coach with the football program.