Published or Revised September 03, 2013
Chelsey Jordan starts her career at Paris Junior College after working as a softball graduate assistant at Cameron University in Lawton, Okla., where she completed her Master’s of Science in behavioral science. She also received her Bachelor’s of Science from Cameron, after attending Western Texas College in Snyder, Texas, where she earned an Associate of Arts degree.
At Cameron, Chelsey was named Lone Star Conference Honorable Mention All-Conference 2008, and LSC Commissioners Honor Roll 2009. The Aggies reached the conference tournament in 2008-09.
While playing for Western Texas College, Chelsey was named National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American Scholar Athlete 2006-07, NFCA First Team All Region Utility 2007, and NFCA Third Team All-American 2007. In 2007 the Westerners achieved a 45-15 record, were Western Junior College Athletic Conference Co-Champions, NJCAA Region 5 West Champions, seventh-place finishers in the National Tournament, and NFCA Academic Champions.
Chelsey has volunteered with the Boys and Girls Club, the Lawton Food Bank, and as an elementary school volunteer.
Assistant softball coach Angel Castro starts her first year at PJC after serving as a softball graduate assistant and physical education professor at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, N.M. There she handled recruiting, practice and game planning, managed athletic conditioning and academic progress of the softball team. She plans to finish her Master’s degree in physical education from ENMU next year.
Castro played softball for and got her bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. There she was a .360 hitter with 13 career homeruns and 64 RBIs, as well as achieving four semesters on the President’s List and three on the Dean’s List.
During her two years at Odessa College where she earned her associate’s degree, Castro was a .373 career hitter and starting shortstop, helping the college to a ninth place finish nationally.
Castro attended Haltom High School in Haltom City, Texas. Her parents, Raul and Joanne Castro, reside in Fort Worth.
Jack Butler (“Mr. Jack”) is a volunteer assistant with responsibilities that include field maintenance, and working with the outfield.
He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where he played softball.
While in the military, he coached baseball and was recreation officer for the 16th Regiment of the 1st Infantry Division, “The Big Red One.”