Stanislaus State Softball Clinics
Head CoachJessica Ventoza
Jessica Ventoza became the eighth head coach of the softball program at Cal State Stanislaus in June of 2015. She started her post on July 14, 2015.
Ventoza was a member of the 2009 NCAA Championship team as a senior infielder at the University of Washington. She was a two-year letter-winner on the Huskies team.
Prior to joining Washington, Ventoza was a two-time all-region all-star at the Community College level. In 2007, She earned the all-region honor at Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Neb. In 2006, she was a first-team all-region star at Highline Community College in Des Moines, Wash.
Most recently, Ventoza served as the first-assistant to Amy Suiter at Western Washington in Bellingham, Wash. In two years with Ventoza on the staff, the WWU Vikings went 53-37 and advanced to the GNAC Championship game this past season before ending with a 30-14 record.
Ventoza was the head coach at Decatur High School and directed the Federal Way Mosquito Select Team for three seasons (2011-13) while working as an information specialist for the National Cancer Institute based in Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Research Center from 2010 to 2013.
In 2010, Ventoza served as a graduate assistant coach at Central Methodist University (Fayette, Mo.) while completing her master's degree in education. She earned a bachelor's degree in sociology at Washington in 2009.
Ventoza is originally from Seattle and attended Seattle Christian High School.
Assistant CoachAja Scheuber
Stanislaus State softball head coach Jessica Ventoza introduced Aja Scheuber as an assistant coach in July of 2016.
Scheuber, a 2004 Turlock High School graduate, has gained a lot of coaching experiences since she completed her playing career at Fresno State in 2008. Most recently, she was an assistant coach at Cal State Bakersfield from 2011 to 2013.
At Cal State Bakersfield, she assisted in game operations, recruiting, and academics She worked with the outfielders as well as the team's hitting.
Scheuber also served as assistant coach at Colorado State (2011), New Mexico Highlands (2010-11), Taft College (2009-10) and was a volunteer assistant at Fresno State in 2009-10.
Prior to transitioning to coaching, Scheuber played at Merced College before transferring to Fresno State to finish out her collegiate career at the Division I level.
As an utility player, Scheuber helped the Bulldogs earn a Western Athletic Conference championship in 2007. As a senior, she started all 67 games for Fresno State and recorded a .342 batting average with 48 RBIs, 31 runs scored, nine doubles and five homers. Her performance earned her an NCAA West Regional Team selection.
Off the field, Scheuber was selected first team CoSIDA Academic All-American and was also a two-time WAC All-Academic and Fresno State Dean's List selection.
At Merced College, Scheuberr was a two-time all-conference first team selection and won the league's player of the year award in 2006.
Scheuber earned a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from Fresno State in 2009 and added a master's degree in human performance and sport from New Mexico Highlands University in 2011.