About the coach


CHRISTINA GRIMM- SOFTBALL 

christina_grimm@cuesta.edu

Christina has returned to the Cuesta Softball program after starring for the Cougars as a player during the 2005 season.  She became Cuesta’s sixth softball coach just prior to the 2015 campaign.  She is also the fifth coach to lead the team in the past decade.  Grimm inherited a program on the up swing and fresh off its first playoff berth in six seasons, but was not hired until the start of the spring semester.  Coach Grimm entered her first head coaching position with just enough players to start the season.

Christina brings extensive softball experience as both a coach and a player.  She was a four-time all SLO-County pick at nearby Morro Bay High and a two-time all-CIF selection.  She began her college career at the University of Virginia and posted a 13-8 record as a freshman in the ACC.  She returned to the Central Coast to play for Cuesta in 2005 and earned Western State Conference Player of the Year along with All-State honors as a pitcher and first baseman.  She hit .480 at the plate and slugged a school record 11 home runs, while also posted a 20-8 record with 1.57 ERA in the pitching circle to lead the Cougars to the post-season.  Christina then transferred to UC Davis and completed her collegiate career pitching for the Aggies.   After her playing career, Christina spent the next decade developing young softball players as an accomplished clinician and private coach.  In 2012, she returned to Morro Bay High as a volunteer assistant coach and continued in that position until joining the Cuesta’s staff in 2015.    

Christina, or Dr. Grimm, is a product of the Community College system and earned her Associate’s Degree at Cuesta College, before transferring to UC Davis to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in human development.  She continued her academic career at Alliant International University and earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2012.    

            Christina lives in Los Osos and is very involved in her community.  She is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Bay Osos and on the Los Osos/Baywood Park Chamber of Commerce Board.