Head Coach Amber Flores enters her fifth season in charge of the Lady Trojan softball program during the 2016-2017 season. Prior to coming to Seminole State, Coach Flores was the hitting and outfield coach for NCAA Division 1 Stony Brook University, in Stony Brook, New York.
Coach Flores was a standout player at the University of Oklahoma, earning NCAA All-American status three times, also being the first-ever two-time Big 12 Player of the Year. A native of Calexico, California, she set numerous program records for the Sooners, including career walks (163), extra-base hits (99), slugging percentage (.701), and on-base percentage (.524). She also holds the Big 12 and Oklahoma career record for home runs (56).
Other awards at the University of Oklahoma include:
· Four- time all-region first team
· Three-time All-Big 12 performer
· Six-time Big 12 Player of the Week selection
· Second on the career list for batting average (.369), Runs Scores (232), and total bases (455)
· Fourth in runs batted in (179), Eight in hits (239), and 10th in doubles (38)
In addition, Flores was a three-time finalist for USA Softball's Collegiate Player of the Year award, and was selected fifth overall in the 2010 National Pro Fastpitch draft by the USSSA Pride.
Coach Flores is also an instructor in the HPER department at Seminole State.