Introducing your Coaching Staff

James Coomes, Head Coach
Third Year
James CoomesCoach Coomes brings over 10 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
Melina Rosales, Assistant Coach
Second Year
Coach Rosales has been teaching at the St. Genevieve Parish Schools for the past 7 years.  In the SG Softball Program, she is focused on player development and skill building.  In games she will be seen at first base and assisting with defensive strategy.  She is actively involved in religious formation of students across the Parish schools and enjoys travelling with her family.