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Head Coach Jessica Poole

Graduated from Burnet High School in Burnet, TX in 1995. She attended Mary Hardin – Baylor in '96 and '97, earning Freshman of The Year and All Conference Shortstop honors. She transferred to Houston Baptist University where she finished out her playing career.  She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree, with a double major in Biology and Kinesiology.  She holds a Masters Degree in Athletic Administration from Ohio University.  Currently, she is in her 12th season as the Cedar Ridge Head Coach and  over 20 years of coaching softball.

Asst Coach - Kelsi Weseman

Graduated from Hutto High School (2008).  Received a scholarship to play softball at Georgia Tech while earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering (2012). Weseman also received her Master’s in Business from Stevenson University (2015) where she served as the Graduate Assistant Softball Coach.  This is Coach Weseman’s 7th year as an educator and Basketball/Softball coach.

Asst Coach Eric Soto

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Eric Soto has been coaching volleyball for 24 years. He was introduced to the game in 1999 when he was asked to coach 7th grade girls at the middle school which he was teaching at. Since that time, Eric has coached middle school and high school at the 3A, 4A, 5A and 6A classifications around the state. In 2009, his family moved to Central Texas, after he joined the coaching staff at Hutto High School. Following four years with the Hippos, he was named to his first head coaching position in the Austin area. For the following six years, Eric was the varsity coach at Taylor High School, the home of the Ducks, before coming to Cedar Ridge as an assistant coach in 2019. This will be his 3rd year as the head coach of the Raider volleyball program.

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