|Title:||Head Softball Coach|
Jessica DePolito joins the Salve Regina athletic department as the head coach for women's soccer, softball and as an assistant facilities coordinator.
Coach DePolito was most recently the director of athletics and
coach of the soccer, softball and volleyball teams at Matignon High
School in Cambridge, Mass. As a coach, in 2012, she led her
softball team to the Division III North Massachusetts State
Championship game and defeated the #1 seed to become state
champions. In the same year, Coach DePolito was named the Boston
Prior to Matignon, she was a graduate assistant coach at the University of New Haven where she helped guide the team to the best record in program history up to that point.
DePolito graduated from Wheaton College where she holds several records within the athletic department. During her collegiate career, she was named an All-American and ECAC Player-of-the-Year. Also at Wheaton, DePolito helped lead her team to a conference championship and regional wins to propel the Lyons into the NCAA Division III College World Series.
"The success that Jessica has demonstrated through coaching,
playing and administering an athletics program allowed her to
emerge as the ideal candidate," said director of athletics Colin
Sullivan. "She is a proven winner at the high school and collegiate
level and her experience in coaching multiple sports, coupled with
her passion to succeed will assist us in building a championship
DePolito has already started recruiting at the regional level for soccer and hopes to finalize her staff this month.