Albert Rivera
 Albert Rivera
Position:
Assistant Coach


01/23/2013

2013 GNAC Softball Preview: Vikings picked sixth in Coaches' Poll

Montana State Billings expected to repeat in GNAC race

01/30/2012

WWU picked third in GNAC Softball Coaches' Poll

Vikings just four points out of top spot

01/19/2012

Former Viking tabbed as Olympic CC softball coach

Erika Quint also pitched for Rangers and Central Kitsap High School

albert.rivera@wwu.edu, 360-650-2727

In second year at Western ... His duties include recruiting, defense and hitting ... Also oversees program's strength and conditioning regimen ... Served as video coordinator for softball at NCAA Division I Texas Tech University the previous three seasons (2008-2010) ... In 2010, the Red Raiders reached regional title game against eventual World Series participant Hawaii, eliminating UC Davis and Stanford along the way ... Began coaching career at Monterey High School in Lubbock, Texas, as student assistant for wrestling and football ... For four summers, coached highly successful select softball teams, Full Throttle and West Texas Smash, several players going on to play collegiately ... Graduated from Texas Tech in 2010 with bachelors degree in international economics ... Also attended University of Oregon for one year ... Graduate of Monterey HS ... Team MVP and district champion in wrestling as senior and district runner-up as sophomore ... Three-year letter winner for Plainsmen... 27 years old ... Son of Jaime and Lisa Rivera, and has brothers Jerome Madrid, Jaime Jr., and Micah.