Olivia Berry rejoined the Emmanuel athletic staff in the summer of 2017 as Head Softball Coach and was promoted to full-time status later that year in the position of Assistant Sports Information Director. Berry's duties with the department include sports information, website maintenance, game day management, marking and promotions along with all duties and responsibilities of managing the Softball program.
Berry enjoyed a strong 2019 coaching campaign that saw the Saints post their second straight 25-win season while also capturing a 15-1 record in GNAC play to garner the GNAC North Division regular season crown and #1 seed in the GNAC tournament. Her squad saw a league-high seven players earn All-Conference honors including the GNAC Player and GNAC Pitcher of the Year while also having another NCFA All-Region selection as well as a CoSIDA Academic All-Region pick.
In her first season as Head Coach, Berry led the program to 25 wins and an appearance in GNAC Championship Sunday. She coached four players to GNAC All-Conference selections, landing one on the NFCA All-Region team.
Berry earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Trinity College in May of 2014 and her Masters degree in Sports Leadership from Northeastern University in 2016.
While enrolled at Trinity, Berry was a four-year player and three-year starter as a catcher and designated player for the Bantams Softball Team. Berry captained the squad as a senior, leading Trinity in walks and on-base-percentage, while ranking third on the team in RBI. She was named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Sportsmanship Team following the 2014 season.
Berry has been the Head Coach for the Bay State Thunder 16 and Under Softball Team since 2012 and previously served as an Assistant Coach for the 18 and Under Team.
Berry held multiple extra-curricular positions in addition to her academics and athletics at Trinity, including serving as an intern in the Trinity Athletic Department and working as a fellow in the Career Development Center. She also held an internship in the front office of the Brockton Rox Baseball Team during the summer of 2013.
Berry works full-time as the Assistant Sports Information Director at Emmanuel and resides in Quincy, Mass.
(Last updated July 8, 2019 - 3:45 PM)