Softball Coaching Staff


Head Coach Mark Skapin
417-667-8181, ext. 2277

Prior to joining Cottey, Mark Skapin was the assistant softball coach for Southeastern Community College in Whiteville, North Carolina. At SCC, Skapin served as the hitting and defense coach leading the team to a strong second half finish. Prior to SCC, he was the head varsity softball coach for Holy Name High School in Ohio.

In addition to his coaching duties, Skapin has served as the vice president of the MC Madness Fastpitch Softball Organization since 2007 and as the vice president and girls personnel director for the North Ridgeville Baseball and Softball League since 2005. Overall, he has a career tournament fastpitch record of 291-71 with a Triple Crown National Championship in 2015.

Skapin outlined his mission statement for the Comet’s softball team: “To seek excellence on the field, in the classroom, and in the community through competition and a commitment to the development of our important core values.” The core values that Skapin finds critical to success are integrity, responsibility, and passion.

Skapin is recruiting for next year’s team and is optimistic about bringing in talented players to advance the Comets to the next level.