joins the Sacramento City College coaching staff this season. She is a
1991 graduate of Cordova High School where she was a four- year varsity
player. During high school she played for the Blue Darters travel
Coach Pederson played for Sacramento City College in 1992 and 1993 where
she played catcher and first base. While both of these teams were
conference champions and participated in the state tournament, the 1992
team won the State Championship and was considered the National
In 1994, she
earned an athletic scholarship to Florida Southern College, in Lakeland
FL, where she played for NFCA Hall of Fame Coach Chris Bellotto. During
the two seasons she played for the Lady Moccasins, both teams
participated in post season play. In 1995, she was a second team
Sunshine State Conference selection as a catcher. She graduated with a
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology in 1995.
In 2009, she
began her coaching career as an assistant coach for the Junior Varsity
softball team at St. Francis High School in Sacramento. Following that
season, she moved to the Varsity level, where she has coached for the
past three years. Since 2009, Pederson has also been an assistant coach
for the California Rapids travel softball team where she coached at the
16U and 18U level.
Pederson and her husband, Michael Rogers, reside in the Sacramento area.