Jaime Wallin was named the head coach of the Lafayette softball team in July 2009. She joined the Leopards following a four-year stint as the head softball coach at Sonoma State University (Calif.).
In 2009, Wallin guided Sonoma State to its first winning season in nine years. Under her guidance, the Seawolves made two trips to the NCAA Division II postseason (2007, 2009) and recorded their first three postseason victories in program history. During her tenure, Wallin coached one California Collegiate Athletic Association Pitcher of the Year as well as one Newcomer of the Year and five all-region players. She picked up her 100th career victory in April 2009.
Prior to her time at Sonoma State, Wallin was the assistant softball coach at Stony Brook (SUNY) for two years and was named the Stony Brook Female Assistant Coach of the Year in 2004.
Wallin began her coaching career as a student assistant coach at Queens College from 1999-2000 before spending three years as an assistant coach at the University of California-Davis (2000-03).
Wallin played collegiate softball at Pace University and Queens College. She was a 1997 all-conference selection at Pace and was a two-time all-conference player at second and third base while at Queens. The Knights captured the New York Collegiate Athletic Conference championship during Wallin's senior campaign.
She graduated from Queens in 1999 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Exercise Science and Psychology. Wallin went on to earn her Master's Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sport Performance from California State University in 2003.
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