Mt. Hood's Taylor Gould named NFCA-NWAC Assistant Softball Coach of the Year
NWAC: Taylor Gould, Mt. Hood CC
Gould has spent the last two years on the Mt. Hood coaching staff, mentoring the outfielders, who have been a stalwart defensively. Under her guidance, Makiah Johnson was named a 2018 NFCA All-American.
Diagnosed with ovarian cancer after the 2018 NWAC championships, Gould went through several treatments, but never skipped a beat as a coach, attending open practices and hitting the recruiting trail.
“Taylor’s work ethic and passion for the program are always on display,” said Mt. Hood head coach Brittany Hendrickson. “Taylor is the type of assistant that head coaches dream about having. She is devoted, passionate and knowledgeable about the game. She is a great example to student-athletes about overcoming adversity.
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