Before coming to Yuba in Fall 2016, Coach Walden was finishing her degree in which she earned a B.A. in Kinesiology and a M.A. in Coaching Administration at Chico State. As a student, Coach Walden had the opportunity to be head J.V coach at her alma mater Rio Linda High, as well as assisting varsity softball at Orland High. Over the past two summers, she has also coached for the Giants Baseball Camps teaching young players, throughout the Bay Area, the game of baseball.
As a player, Coach Walden was recruited to Humboldt State in 2006 where she played second base. Throughout the years, Coach Walden played at American River College as a middle infielder, as well as an outfielder for the USA International Team (2008). Coach Walden continues to play travel slow-pitch softball in the local area as well as out of state.
Personal Statement: “I am a very dedicated and committed player, always have been. I strive to be my best; therefore, I will push players to be their best. I got into coaching because I love this game, I can’t imagine not being around a field, a team, a family.”