|Title:||Assistant Softball Coach|
|College:||University of Oklahoma, 2010|
The 2011-12 season marks Iver McDonald’s first season as an assistant to Regis University softball.
McDonald comes to Denver from Hampton University in Hampton, Va., where she was a graduate assistant coach for the 2010-11season. While there, McDonald coached the outfielders and slappers who successfully hit above .300.
She attended the University of Okalahoma in Norman, Okla., where she played softball and served on the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Leadership Team from 2007-10. She graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication and a minor in African American Studies. She was also on the Dean’s List in the spring of 2010.
In 2009, McDonald was named a Spring Scholar Athlete and a member of the Dean’s List.
She was the top base stealer in 2008. Iver appeared in 56 games, scored 20 runs, and was a Scholar Athlete. She helped OU to a 47-14 overall record and a 16-2 Big 12 record while being featured in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Sharing the Victory Magazine in April.
In 2007, OU started off their season 31-0 and ended 55-7 overall with a 14-4 Big 12 record. The team also earned a Big 12 Championship title. The team had ranked number one and stayed ranked in the top 10 consistently. In the season, McDonald scored 24 runs, earned 13 bases, and appeared in 45 games. She also maintained a .375 batting average and was named a Spring Scholar Athlete.
From 2008-10, Iver led a middle school FCA Huddle as a coach at summer camps. She worked as a clinician and coach for the Texas FCA Sports Camp from 2007-11. She worked with Texas A&M from 2008-11, University of Oklahoma from 2007-9, University of Houston in 2011, Pearland high school from 2009-11, and Dawson high school from 2007-11. In August of 2009, McDonald went to Cartagena, Columbia to work FCA Basketball Camps. She also earned the YMCA “John 17:21 Award.”
Iver graduated high school from J. Frank Dobie High School and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Counseling. She also gives slapping and hitting lessons for individuals, groups, and clinics out of The Strike Zone in Lakewood, Colo. She has two sisters, Krystal Williams and Sharonda McDonald. Krystal played at San Jacinto Junior College and Texas Southern University. She is currently the Head Softball Coach at Dawson High School in Pearland, Texas. Sharonda played at Texas A&M and is currently in the National Professional Fastpitch softball league, playing for the Akron Racers. She is also the assistant softball coach at Ohio University.