Mrs. Tara Loiseau (Varsity Head Coach)
Coach Loiseau is also a teacher at Gateway. This is her ninth season as the head varsity coach for the Gators but her tenth year coaching in this program. She is a graduate of Holy Family University where she received a full scholarship and was a 4 year starter and 3 year captain. She was a 3-time Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference All-Conference selection and was named Player of the Week in 2003. In 2005 and 2006, she was nominated as an Academic All-American. Also in 2006, she was named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Collegiate All-Academic All-Stars. She attended Gloucester Catholic High School where she was a 4 year Varsity starter; 3 year captain; 3-time 1st Team All-South Jersey selection in 2000,2001,& 2002; 3- time 1st Team All-Gloucester County Times selection; 3-time 1st Team All-Conference; 2nd Team All-State in 2001; and 1st Team All-State in 2002.
Alyssa Worbetz (Varsity Assistant)
Coach Worbetz is entering her 8th season as a high school softball coach. This year she rejoins the Gators, after leaving in 2011 to be the head softball coach at Pitman High School where she has coached for the last 5 years. She is a teacher at Pitman and a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University. She was a 4-year varsity starter at New Egypt High School where she led her team to several conference championships and a Group I state sectional title. During college, she played field hockey and was the president of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee. She also was awarded 1st team all-conference as a freshman and 2nd team all-conference as a senior in the BCSL.
JoAnn Hanson (JV Coach)
Coach Hanson rejoins the Gators coaching staff this year. This is her second year coaching in the program. She coached National Park Little League from 1998-2010 and volunteered for Gateway softball in 2012. Her positive attitude, enthusiasm, and love for the game is contagious. She continuously works hard to improve the skills of her players. In high school, Coach Hanson was a 2 sport varsity athlete at Gloucester Catholic where she played basketball and softball. Coach Hanson is also a one-to-one aide and bus driver at Gateway.
Erin Kirkbride (JV Assistant)
Coach Kirkbride, a former Gateway softball player, joins the coaching staff this year. Erin was an All-Conference selection in 2012. She was also named Most Improved Player in 2012 and team captain in 2013. She continued her softball career at Gloucester County College and now brings her energy, knowledge, and excitement for the game back to Gateway.
About the Coaching Staff...