Meet the Coaches



Meet the Coach

Christa Wallace

Title Athletic Director & Head Softball 
Room H-105
Program Area Athletics
Phone 409-944-1315

Admin Support Carmen Mendez 409-944-1202


Meet the Head Coach

Christa Wallace

Christa Wallace

Athletic Director & Head Softball Coach

Coach Wallace enters her 3rd season at Galveston College and her 2nd season as the Head Softball Coach and Athletic Director.

During her time as an assistant, (Hartnett) helped coach the Whitecaps to Conference Champions, Regional Champions, and a National Tournament appearance in St. George, Utah with an overall record of 35-11.

Prior to Galveston, (Hartnett) served as an Assistant Softball Coach at The University of Texas at Tyler. In her two years, she helped the UT Tyler Patriots to their program’s first NCAA Division III National Championship in 2016 and a 3rd place finish in 2017. (Hartnett) helped coach 3 All-Conference, 2 All-West Region, 2 All-Americans, and a HERO Player of the Year. During her time as an assistant the patriots posted a combined record of 95-11.

As a collegiate player, (Hartnett) split her career between Blinn College in Brenham, TX and University of Texas at Tyler. At Blinn College she was named 2nd team NFCA All-Midwest Region, 2nd team All-Conference, NJCAA Academic All-American, and NFCA All-American Scholar-Athlete. She went on to The University of Texas at Tyler where she was named All-Conference Honorable Mention, NCAA DIII Championship All-Tournament Team, and finished as NCAA National Runner-Up with a record of 50-5 while making “The Catch” (#1 play on ESPN Top 10 & Best of the Best).

(Hartnett) graduated in December 2015 with a BS in Mathematics and a MS in Athletic Administration in August 2018.

She and her husband, Connor, currently reside in Friendswood.

Assistant Coach
Name Kaegan Jimenez
Title Assistant Softball Coach
Room  H-104
Program Area Athletics
Phone 409-944-1314


Meet the Assistant Coach

Kaegan Jimenez

Kaegan Jimenez

Assistant Softball Coach

Coach K enters her 1st season at Galveston College as the Assistant Softball Coach.

Prior to Galveston, Coach K served as an assistant softball coach at Bullard High School in Bullard, Tx where she helped the team go 25-5 while also receiving All-District Coaching Staff of the Year. Prior to Bullard she assisted at Franklin High School in Franklin, Tx. 


As a collegiate player, Coach K split her career between Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX and Temple College in Temple, TX. In  her time at HSU she received All-Conference Team as the DH and hitter of the week in the ASC Conference multiple times. She attended Temple High School in Temple, TX where she lettered all 4 years in softball receiving, 2 All-State honors, 3 Cen-Tex Player to Watch, 4 All-District awards, Offensive Player of the Year Award and holds the RBI record. She played travel ball for the Texas Bombers out of New Braunfels,TX under Coach Chuck Peters. 


In 2017, she received her Bachelors of Science in Fitness Recreation and Sports Management with a Minor in Business from Hardin-Simmons University.