Meet the Coaches



Meet the Coach

Christa Hartnett

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 Hartnett

Christa Hartnett

Athletic Director & Head Softball Coach

Coach Hartnett enters her 2nd season at Galveston College and her 1st season as the Head Softball Coach and Athletic Director. During Coach Hartnett’s 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, Coach Hartnett 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 Hartnett’s 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.

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



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Assistant Softball Coach