Sarah Sigrest (Cy-grest) is in her second season as an assistant coach at Utah State. Sigrest’s primary coaching responsibilities include working with the pitchers and catchers, while assisting with hitting.
In her first season with the Aggies, Sigrest coached starting pitcher Noelle Johnson to each of USU’s wins. During the 2014 season, Johnson set the school record for single-season strikeouts with 218.
Sigrest joined the Aggie staff upon the hiring of head coach Steve Johnson. Prior to accepting the position at Utah State, she was a volunteer assistant coach at Texas Tech.
Sigrest was a four-year starting pitcher at Jacksonville University. During her playing career at JU, she was named the Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Year in 2011 and was first-team all-conference. Sigrest also finished her career with the most wins in school history.
In 2011, she finished the season with a stellar 27-7 record, leading the Dolphins to their first-ever NCAA Regional appearance. Her 1.10 ERA was a Jacksonville single-season record, as well as ranking eighth in the NCAA that season.
Sigrest, a native of Daphne, Ala., and a graduate of Daphne High School, is still the Alabama High School Athletic Association single-season leader in shutouts with 33.
Sigrest graduated from Jacksonville University with a degree in exercise science in 2012 and is pursuing a master’s degree in physical and sport education at Utah State.