Head Coach Vance Edwards


Vance Edwards enters his 13th season as head coach of the Lamar State College Port Arthur Seahawks. After battling through growing pains in the early part of LSCPA's program's existence, Edwards has since turned the program into a Region 14 South Zone contender. In the past five years, Edwards has amassed 128 wins and his teams have made the regional tournament the past two years. 


Edwards teams have been great in the classroom with seven All-Region 14 Academic award winners. His athletes have also had national recognition in academics with three Pinnacle Award winners, three Exemplary Award winners and two Superior Award winners.


Edwards earned his 100th career win March 1, 2014 vs. Navarro College and his 150th career win on February 28, 2016 vs. Northeast Texas Community College. Overall Edwards record is 168-354. 


Edwards has coached 15 All-Region 14 South Zone players, 13 All-Region players has had two NJCAA All Americans and two NFCA All Americans. 


Prior to LSCPA, Edwards coached at Community Christian School in Orange, Texas where he coached baseball, soccer and track.


Edwards graduated from Lamar University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2003 and a Masters of Science in Kinesiology in 2004.


Edwards is originally from Port Arthur and currently resides in Fannett.







2005 3-13 N/A Independent 3-13 N/A
2006 5-33 3-23 D-I, Region XIV 8-46 3-23
2007 2-31 1-24 D-I, Region XIV  10-77 4-47
2008 5-30 1-27 D-I, Region XIV  15-107 5-74
2009 9-39 7-25 D-I, Region XIV  24-146 12-99
2010 8-27 6-18 D-I, Region XIV  32-173 18-117
2011 8-35 5-19 D-I, Region XIV  40-208 23-136
2012 29-25 9-15 D-I, Region XIV  69-233 32-151
2013 23-39 8-16 D-I, Region XIV 92-272 40-167
  2014 18-29 9-15 D-I, Region XIV 110-301 49-182
  2015 30-25 14-10 D-I, Region XIV 140-326 63-192
  2016 28-28 14-10 D-I, Region XIV 168-354 77-202





Associate Head Coach Casey Goodman


Goodman is in her 6th season at LSCPA, serving as assistant coach until the 2017 season when she was named Associate Head Coach. Upon arrival, Goodman took the helm of the team’s offense and infield and instantly made an impact. While at LSCPA, her offenses have broken almost every program record, including most runs in a game (17), hits in a season (464), runs scored (284) and runs batted in (242). While team records continue to be broken, she has also coached hitters who have individually broken school records including Allison Angelle (53 runs in a season), Mallory Koschany (79 hits in a season), Melinda LeDay (20 doubles in a season), Alexis Perez (17 home runs in a season and 60 RBIs in a season), and Sierra Miller (32 walks in a season). The batting average for the Seahawks has not dropped below .315 as a team and under Goodman’s guidance continues to improve each year. 


Goodman has taken the infield to a new level as the Seahawks’ defense continues to dominate the region. The LSCPA defense has been in the Top 5 in Region 14 the past five seasons. 


Goodman has coached three NFCA All Americans in Kenady Magouirk, Mallory Koschany and Rebecca Hernandez, while also having coached nine NJCAA All-Region 14 South Zone players, and six All Region players. 


She has been instrumental in helping to raise grades by monitoring study hall and grade checks and it has shown with seven All-Region 14 Academic honorees, two  Pinnacle Award Winners, three Exemplary winners and two Superiors.


Goodman’s duties also consist of monitoring the budget, scholarship offers, travel arrangements, scheduling in-season contests, recruiting, on-campus visits, monitoring academic progress, and teaching in the Health, Fitness and Sport Department.


Prior to joining the Seahawks staff, Goodman started the program at LSU-Alexandria where she led the first team to a postseason appearance in the first season they were eligible. Prior to LSUA she helped start the LSU-Eunice program where led the Bengals to two regional appearances and coached four All-Region players.


Before her coaching career, Goodman played a season professionally in Langhirano, Italy where she caught and helped coach the Junior Langhirano team.  She ranked 13th in the league for batting average. 


Goodman graduated from University of Louisiana at Monroe where she was a four-time All-Southland Conference 1st Team catcher, a two time All-South Region catcher, and the ULM Female Athlete of the Year. Goodman still holds records at ULM for RBI in a career and ranks in the Top 5 in home runs in a career, home runs in a season, RBIs in a season and career batting average. She graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, and graduated from Western Kentucky with a Master of Science in Athletic Administration and Recreation in 2015.


Goodman is originally from Bakersfield, California and currently resides in Beaumont.





Assistant Coach Megan Rowe


Megan Rowe enters her 7th season as the Pitching Coach for Lamar State College Port Arthur. While under the direction of Rowe, the pitching staffs for the Seahawks have continued to improve each season. 


Rowe’s pitching staffs have broken every pitching record in school history, including strikeouts in a season, innings pitched, earned run average and wins. 


Pitcher Rebecca Hernandez was the first utility player on the pitching staff that received All American Status in the NFCA. 


Former pitcher Tierney Nelson broke the record for strikeouts and received All Conference accolades while Danielle Treadway has the record for lowest ERA with a 3.081.


Rowe came to Lamar State College Port Arthur after a stellar playing career at both LSU Alexandria and LSU Eunice. Rowe earned All Region accolades at LSUA and was also named the team’s most valuable player for two seasons. At LSUE she earned All Region accolades as well.


Rowe graduated from LSUA with a Bachelor’s degree in general studies with an emphasis in Kinesiology.