Bryant joins the Saddleback staff for her first year as an assistant coach in 2018.
Bryant grew up in Yorba Linda, California, playing soccer and basketball but eventually gravitating towards softball. The majority of her travel ball experience was with Bomb Squad out of Anaheim Hills playing against the top teams in the country with top finishes in ASA/USA state and national tournaments.
Bryant played her high school softball at Esperanza in Anaheim. She was on multiple CIF top-10 teams with top finishes at the Michelle Carew Classic and Nike Fastest to First Tournaments, showcasing the top teams in the country.
Bryant started umpiring women’s fast pitch softball in her teens rising up the ranks quickly with honors of Northern District Rookie of the Year and Southern California Umpire of the Year. Working alongside some of the best umpires in the United States, she was selected multiple times to work the ASA/USA State Championship Games.
Bryant finished her softball playing career at Santiago Canyon College as part of record-breaking team that broke the program record for most wins in a season. During her time at SCC, the Hawks won the Orange Conference championship and were the first Santiago Canyon team to make the CCCAA State Championship. In her final season, Bryant was voted the Most Inspirational Player by her team and won the Lady Hawk Award.
Bryant is in the process of continuing her education in the field of psychology. Her goal for Saddleback softball is to show them that they can compete on the field at a high level while taking pride in representing their team, school and family.