Danielle comes to Mission College by the way of UC Davis were she served as Assistant Softball Coach and Physical Education Lecturer the past three years.
While at Menlo College, Stines served as Head Softball Coach and Senior Woman’s Administrator (SWA). As an administrator Stines was responsible for returning student eligibility, gender equity and title IX committees. Stines also served as the California Pacific Conference president for softball for three years. As the Head Softball Coach Stines, produced 17 all conference student athletes, 26 student athletes on the dean’s list, 3 all region athletes, 2 academic all Americans, and an overall 4 year combined team GPA of 3.02. While her lone senior winning the Collis Steer Award in 2011 which goes to the female student-athlete with the highest GPA.
Stines came to Menlo with an impressive playing and coaching resume. In 2006, Stines served as the Head Coach at Foothill College where two of her players earned all conference honors. Prior to that she served as Head Coach at CSU, East Bay (Hayward), compiling a 26-9 record while helping one of her players earn NCAA Division III “Independent Player of the Year”. From 2003-05 Stines served as CSUEB’s assistant coach with the team accumulating a 79-27-2 overall record. The 2004 team finished with a stellar season with a loss in the NCAA West Region Playoffs.
After graduating from CSUEB, Stines served there as a one year assistant for her alma mater under the direction of Karen Yoder. The Pioneers of CSU, East Bay (Hayward) were the CAL PAC Conference Champions after posting an undefeated conference record. The team finished as NAIA Regional Runner-up. Stines then moved to the East Coast to be an assistant at Elon University and UNC Greensboro respectively.
Stines was a two time First Team All-West Region selection (NCAA DIV. II her junior year and NAIA DIV II her second year). As a senior Stines won the batting title while hitting .614 in conference play and earned Co-Player of the Year honors. While at CSU, East Bay (Hayward) Stines, was the career home run leader, is currently the single season home run leader, ranks in the top 10 for homeruns, RBi’s, and batting average. Prior to transferring to CSUEB Stines was a two time All Conference Player at Moorpark Community College. Stines was also inducted into the Fillmore High School Hall of Fame this fall (2011), as a Varsity Softball and Basketball standout in the Southern California area.
Stines also competed on the California Stars tour to Appledorn, Holland where she was the tournament MVP while batting .564. Stines also is a two time ASA all American as a member of the HI Five Women’s Softball team where she won back to back national titles in two different classes.
Stines holds BA in Sociology and a MS in Kinesiology with an Option in Athletic Administration and she is originally from Southern California.