• Coach's Profile


  • Head Coach - Brittany Hendrickson

    Brittany Hendrickson
    Brittany Hendrickson

    Brittany Hendrickson is entering her 4th season as head softball coach at Mt. Hood Community College. During her first 3 seasons as head coach, Hendrickson led her team to 3 consecutive NWAC Championship Tournament appearances. In 2019, the Saints were among the NWAC leaders in almost all offensive categories and spent the entire year ranked as high as No. 2 in the NWAC RPI and coaches polls. Hendrickson and her 2019 staff (Sammi Brandstetter and Taylor Gould) were awarded Southern Region coaching staff of the year after winning the program’s 9th Southern Region title.

    In 2019, the Saints went 33-7 against NWAC member colleges. Eight players received all league recognition, led by Southern Region Pitcher of the year, Mckenzie Pierce. Pierce, along with infielder Kennedy Jantzi, were named to the NWAC All-American team.

    Prior to coming to Mt. Hood, Hendrickson was the assistant coach at Concordia University Irvine where the team finished with a 42-13 record. Her responsibilities included assisting with operations, recruitment, scouting, fiscal planning, monitoring academic success, fundraising, as well as conducting a strength, speed, agility and conditioning program for the players.

    Hendrickson attended Portland State University where she played softball from 2011-2015, and was a member of the 2012 & 2013 Big Sky Championship teams. She also competed in the NCAA regional tournament in 2012 & 2013. She was a five time Big Sky Player of the week, three time all-league selection and remains in the Portland State record book in multiple offensive categories. She was an outstanding scholar athlete, having been named to the All-Big Sky Academic Teams from 2011-2015.

    Hendrickson earned an undergraduate degree in Health Sciences from Portland State University in 2015 and a master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University Irvine in 2016. An Oregon native, Hendrickson attended Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon and was a three-sport standout athlete in soccer, basketball, and softball.

    Along with her coaching duties at Mt. Hood, Hendrickson also coaches in the NW Bullets organization in the 16u division. She also works as a Physical Education Instructor at the college.

    Assistant Coach - Sammi Brandstetter

    Sammi Brandstetter enters her second year on the Mt. Hood coaching staff where she primarily works with the infield. She previously coached at South Albany High School for two years and Willamette University’s Club organization for one season as well. In 2019, five infielders received all league recognition under Brandstetter’s guidance. Brandstetter also assists Hendrickson with the NW Bullets 16u program.  She played for two years at Chemeketa Community College and later got her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Oregon State University.

    Assistant Coach - Taylor Gould

    Taylor Gould enters her third year on the Mt. Hood coaching staff after coaching Team Mizuno (7th place finish at nationals) for one year and Northwest Batbuster's organization for one season as well. Coach Gould primarily works with the Saints outfield. In 2018, Gould was named the NFCA NWAC Assistant Coach of the year and guided Makiah Johnson to All American honors in the outfield. Gould also helps assists the NW Bullets 16u program. Gould played for two years at rival Clackamas Community College where they finished 2nd place during the 2013-2014 season.