Coach Kat Cortez played travel softball for California Lite under Coach Pam Newton and Victor Stewart. She earned a scholarship to play softball at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA. Where she was the starting catcher. After graduating in the Fall of 2014 with a degree in Psychology, Kat stayed to coach the 2015 season at NSU. She then return back home to her hometown in Pomona. She coached HS JV basketball and varsity softball at Garey High School. Coach Kat is the current catching coach for Clutch Up Softball Academy and Assistant softball Coach for Chaffey College.