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
Bob Shults, Associate Coach
1st Year
Coach Shults brings a new and experienced voice to the St. Genevieve Softball program.  With over 20 years of coaching experience, Coach Shults was the head coach at West Ranch High School for 8 years, an assistant coach with College of the Canyons for 2 years, and continues to coach The Patriots travel ball team.  He is a retired law enforcement officer and has 2 adult children who have had, and continue to have successful softball and baseball careers.