Fastpitch Softball

Interested in Playing Softball????

The coaching staff at Riverland is interested in talking to any current students that have an interest in playing softball in the Spring.  We will be holding 14 practices during the fall semester, feel free to contact either coach Michele or coach Ron to find out times and locations.  Playing Community College Softball can be a great way to improve your athletic skills as well as meet other great students. 


 Head Coach Michele Hoogers

Michele Hoogers is the head volleyball coach at Riverland Community College and has a wide range of experience in both volleyball and softball; she served as a player and coach in both sports. Hoogers came to Riverland from Sheldon, Iowa where she served as a head coach for both sports at different times during her 14 years there. She developed youth traveling teams in both sports and has worked with hundreds of kids through the years ranging from elementary ages all the way to the college level. Hoogers looks forward to taking on the new role as head softball coach here at Riverland. She knows it is a quality program with great leadership and hardworking athletes.

Pitching Coach Ron Bergstrom

Ron Bergstrom joins the Blue Devils as the assistant softball coach. Ron has had over 25 years of softball experience as a player and as a Coach. Ron has served as assistant coach at the Austin High School from 1989-1992 and head coach from 1993-1996. Ron is married to Mary and they have 1 son and 1 daughter.


Contact Information

Al Eckmann
Softball Coach