Beginning her first season as an assistant coach at Saint Joseph's is Gina McCool.
McCool comes to Hawk Hill after spending the past three seasons as an assistant at Army West Point. Serving as primary assistant, McCool coordinated the Black Knights' recruiting, and specialized in defensive strategies as the team posted a 101-69 overall record from 2016-18. Under her guidance, 14 student-athletes garnered All-Patriot League honors and five captured NFCA All-District accolades.
Prior to starting her collegiate coaching career, McCool was a four-year standout at shortstop for Rider. Starting all 193 games from 2012-15, she capped her career tied for 23rd all-time in career hits (147) and garnered Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference All-Academic honors three time. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.
A native of Marlton, N.J., McCool was a three-year letterwinner at Cherokee High School where she earned All-South Jersey and First Team All-Conference accolades twice.