Bluejay & Lady Jay Athletics
Lady Jay Softball: Coaching Staff
Jeff Linder enters his 6th season as the head softball coach at Minnesota West. Coach Linder earned his A. A. degree from Worthington Community College, B. S. degree in Physical Education from Bemidji State University, and Master of Sport Management from the United States Sports Academy. Coach Linder has been part of the Minnesota West athletic department for more than 26 years.
Steve Bassett is in his 17th year as the assistant Lady Jay softball coach. He is in charge of pitchers and catchers at Minnesota West. Bassett is a graduate of Worthington High School, attended Worthington Community College, and served in the Armed Forces. He has coached 11-14 year-old baseball and women's slow pitch for ten years. In addition, he has been a Minnesota and Iowa baseball and softball umpire for the last 19 years.