Regina Gibbons was hired to be the head coach of the softball program prior to the 2021-22 season.
Gibbons brings with her more than 20 years of softball coaching experience, including serving as the head coach of the Hampton University Lady Pirates from 2008-2010. During her time at Hampton, the Lady Pirates went 78-79 while competing in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in NCAA Division I.
Gibbons also played at Hampton from 1995-1998. She arrived at Hampton as a walk-on, but worked her way to a spot in the starting lineup her sophomore season, a year in which the team would go on to win the MEAC championship. In her final season, Gibbons led the team in home runs with six, drove in 23 runs, scored 25 runs, and posted a .315 batting average.
Gibbons has obtained multiple degrees from Hampton over the years.
Gibbons attended Bridgeton High School in Bridgeton, New Jersey, graduating in 1994. She played field hockey, softball, and basketball all four years.
Gibbons is also the executive director and founder of a non-profit called Y-KNOT, Inc. The mission of the organization is to stimulate knowledge, nurture ideas, create opportunities, and teach life-long lessons.