About the coach

Sheila Mc Guire, Cuesta College Softball CoachSHEILA MC GUIRE- SOFTBALL 

sheila_mcguire@cuesta.edu

Sheila became Cuesta’s fifth softball coach just prior to the 2012 campaign.

She is also the third coach to lead the team in the past four seasons and inherits a program that is searching for its first playoff berth since 2008. Sheila is a proven winner as a player and coach at both the collegiate and club level. The Cougars expect her to lead the Cougars back in to contention.

Sheila began coaching after completing a standout career as a played at both Lincoln High School and at the club level. She led the Lincoln Trojans to two CIF titles and played for both the California Grapettes and the Running Rebels organizations. She led those teams to Top 5 national rankings each year. Sheila began coaching at the club level with California Grapettes and twice led them to third place at the National Junior Olympics. In 1997, she moved into the high school ranks and took over the program at Escalon HS. After five seasons with the Cougars, she returned to SJ Delta College as an assistant coach. In her five seasons with Delta, the Mustangs were transformed from conference also-rans to champions. They reached the post-season in each of her last three years and posted a 144-79-2 record. In 2011, the Mustangs finished 2nd in the state with a 44-2 record.

Sheila is a product of the community college system and earned her Associate’s Degree at San Joaquin Delta College, while also earning All American status twice for the Mustangs’ softball team. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees at University of the Pacific. As an undergraduate she played softball for the Tigers and was selected to the All-Academic team while earning her degree in sports science. Her master’s degree is in Special Education with an emphasis in adaptive physical education. Prior to moving to Cuesta, Sheila taught special education classes with both SJ Delta College and Lodi Unified School District.

Sheila live in San Luis Obispo with her husband, Ron.  They have four children- three boys, Tyler, Mathew and Owen and a girl, Addisen.