Jaime with Reese Witherspoon

Jaime with Reese Witherspoon

Jaime Wohlbach

 Head Softball coach at East Stroudsburg University

Jaime is a 2000 graduate of Kutztown University, earning All-PSAC East honors as a catcher as a junior and senior and All-Region recognition in 2000. She was a three-time team captain and Kutztown's team MVP in 1999.

She also competed and coached professionally, including the Czech Republic, Great Britain, Switzerland, Italy, Australia and New Zealand.

Wohlbach was head coach at Delaware from 2011 through 2015, making three Colonial Athletic Association playoff appearances with a career record of 115-137-1. The Blue Hens won 35 games in 2013, second-most in program history, and made three straight postseason trips (2011-13) for the first time since 2002-04.

She was head coach at Iona from 2008-10, culminating with the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship and MAAC Coach of the Year honors in 2010, going 28-26 overall and 13-3 in conference games.

She took over a team that had not posted a winning season in five years and finished with a three-year record of 54-85. She has an overall collegiate record of 169-222 in eight years in rebuilding a pair of NCAA Division I programs.

Wohlbach began her coaching career as a student assistant at Kutztown (2000-01), volunteer assistant at Muhlenberg (1999-01) and Lehigh (2001-02) and as an assistant at the University of Pennsylvania (2002-03).

She served on the NCAA rules committee in 2013, and has been selected as a conference representative for the head coaches committee at both of her previous positions.

Since 2002, she has run a national and international softball clinic, J9 Fastpitch Performance. The camps and clinics have included instruction in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Italy, Greece, Czech Republic, Belgium and Australia.

Professionally, she signed with the Tampa Bay FireStix in the former Women's Professional Softball League for the 2001 season. She was selected in the fourth round of the December 2003 draft in the National Pro Fastpitch League by the California Sunbirds in Sacramento. She played for the independent league Nebraska Comets and the NPF's Philadelphia Force in 2006.

Internationally, she coached an all-star team in Rome, Italy in the summer of 2015. She competed professionally for Team Caserta in Caserta, Italy in 2007 and was a member of the 30-player squad of the Italian national team.

She participated in tours in the Czech Republic, Great Britain and Italy, and played professionally in New Zealand in 2004 and 2005. She also competed on a world all-star select team which included players from the U.S., New Zealand, Australia, Japan and South Africa.

In 2004, she played for the Great Britain National Team in Athens, Greece as a test run for the 2004 Athens Olympics. From 2001-04, she coached an 18-under USA All-Star team in Australia following the 2000 Sydney Olympics. She also played professionally in the Netherlands, Czech Republic and Switzerland, and coached a youth all-star team in Italy.

She appeared as a catcher for the USA Team in the 2010 movie "How Do You Know", directed by James L. Brooks and starring Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson and Jack Nicholson.

Wohlbach earned a bachelor's degree with honors in Elementary Education and Special Education from Kutztown in 2000, and a Master's degree in student affairs of higher education from Kutztown in 2002.


Head coaching career
2008 - Iona (13-32)
2009 - Iona (13-27)
2010 - Iona (28-26) - MAAC Champions, MAAC Coach of the Year
2011 - Delaware (21-34) - CAA Tournament
2012 - Delaware (15-41-1) - CAA Tournament
2013 - Delaware (35-22) - CAA Tournament
2014 - Delaware (23-25)
2015 - Delaware (21-15)
Career: 169-222

 

 

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