Jacob Leathem is a native of the Sacramento area. He graduated from Casa Roble High School. where he played football and baseball. After high school, Jacob attended Sierra College and Solano CC where where he played collegiate ball for two seasons while earning an A.A. He was scheduled to transfer and play at a CSU before he decided to hang the cleats up. He is a member of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), Positive Coaching Alliance and is ACE certified.
Coach Leathem served as a board member at Carmichael Girls Fast-Pitch Softball and has over 8 years of coaching experience in softball, with 2 years at the high school level. He has coached many recreation all-star and travel teams. These include: All-stars for 09-10 softball, 11-12 softball; Travel softball at 12u, 14u & 16u levels. Over his career, Coach Jacob has captured a number. of championships and second place finishes in USA, USSSA & All-Star Tournaments. Most recently, his team has placed 5th in the NSA National Tournament.
Jacob's goals for El Camino are to continue to grow as a "program" and to always put the program first (after academics). He works to teach his players communication, work ethic and character skills that are necessary to be better teammates and leaders in the community. Jacob prides himself most on his unrelenting work ethic and dedication to his players and the sport.
Rob Hernandez is a a native of the Sacramento area. He graduated from Highlands High School where he played baseball for four years. After high school, Rob attended American River College where he played for two seasons while earning an A.S. in Biotechnology. He later earned his Bachelors in Science in Organizational Leadership from National University and is currently earning his Masters. He is a member of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Positive Coaching Alliance and the National Alliance for youth sports (NAYS).
Coach Hernandez served as a board member at Carmichael Girls Fast-Pitch Softball for 6 years, has over 10 years of experience coaching softball, four years at the high school.
In his spare time, Rob enjoys spending quality time with his two daughters , ages 17 and 15, and with his friends and family.