Stephen Machorro is entering his first season as Head Coach of the Coastal Bend College Softball Program. The Houston native, brings high energy and passion for the game of softball. In Machorro’s early playing career he attended Ranger College where he was a catcher/outfielder under the coaching of Coastal Bend's current Head Baseball Coach, Brian Bauerle. He later played amateur ball out of Puerto Rico and Houston.
After playing ball, Coach Machorro received an assistant baseball position at St. Pius X High School under Head Coach Adam Massiatte currently the Head Assistant Baseball Coach at Angelina College. In his first year as an assistant Coach Macho played a key role in the 2012 state championship year in the TAPPS 5A Final. While at St. Pius also took on the responsibility of coaching a youth team for Marucci Elite Houston under Head Director Kevin Witt (currently AAA Hitting Coach in Marlins Organization) where he also delivered a State title.
In 2015 spring season Coach Machorro was offered to be an assistant coach at the college level with the A&M Kingsville Javelinas. Under the Head coaching of Jason Gonzales, Coach Macho and the Javelinas where able to win the LSC Conference Championship.
In the 2016-2017 season Coach Machorro was able to join the Angelina College Roadrunners Softball program under Head Coach Mark Mattson and Associate Head Coach Barbi Mattson (2014 National Champions). As the Roadrunners Assistant Coach, Stephen Machorro was in charge of Infielder, catchers and hitters. After his first season as an assistant coach, Machorro was able to be a part of their school record breaking year 45 wins and 100 homeruns. With two All American Infielders and multiple all-conference players in the infield, Coach was also able to succeed on the offensive side with 100 Homeruns while being top 10 in the nation in walks, homeruns, run batted in, extra base hits and other hitting categories.
When asked about his previous successes, Coach Machorro stated “My greatest accomplishment was helping players reach their goals and getting those individuals to buy into a program. Seeing them play at the next level with a degree in their hand gives me the most satisfaction over a win! That is my win. But I have to give a lot of credit to my mentors. Mattson and Gonzales are amazing coaches that I learned a lot from. Massiatte, well that guy is on a whole other level. If I can be half the coach that guy is, I’ll be bringing Coastal Bend College a whole lot of wins on and off the field.”