Coach Catherine Hoskins is a former high school and collegiate athlete and has coached for all divisions in her coaching career from age 4 to 18. As a high school student, she lettered all four years as a varsity pitcher, played on multiple travel teams, traveled around Europe playing softball with the Junior National Team in 1994, and played in the USFA World Series in 1995.
She started out teaching pitching lessons, assisting with clinics, umpiring, and being assistant coach to recreational teams in her community as a high school student. She began her collegiate career as a pitcher for Seminole Community College in Sanford, FL where she completed her Associates of Arts degree. Upon graduating from SCC, she moved to Thomasville, GA where she played at Thomas University, until she was injured.
While in college Hoskins continued to teach pitching lessons as she played. She went on to complete her bachelor’s and Master of Science degrees. Hoskins returned to the field coaching softball in the area since 2000. She coached some of the first fastpitch softball teams in Bainbridge, GA and has coached several recreational and travel teams, leading them to the playoffs and a state championship.
In 2008 she began teaching at Cairo High School and became the pitching and assistant coach. In 2011 she became the Head Coach of the Syrupmakers until she left in 2014 to raise her family.
Hoskins is excited to return to the field as Coach of the Hornets and looks forward to building quality players both on and off the field.