Fore! OCC Names Jamie Corona New Athletic Director

OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan - Oakland Community College has a new athletic director with long-time Raider’s coach and former athlete, Jamie Corona. She joined OCC’s athletic department as staff in 2007.

Corona started as an OCC student athlete playing softball and studying Liberal Arts and later transferred to Saginaw Valley State University on a softball scholarship. In 2007, Corona earned a Bachelor degree in secondary education with a major in English and a minor in physical education from Saginaw Valley.

She returned to OCC as an assistant softball coach in August 2007 and named head coach in 2008. Under her leadership, OCC's women softball team won four conference championships and earned multiple appearances in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Championship Tournament. In addition to coaching, Corona was also part-time building manager at OCC's Auburn Hills Campus.

OCC's athletic teams – the Raiders – are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA). The College has women and men's athletic teams in cross-country and basketball as well as women's volleyball and softball, and men's golf.  Collectively, the OCC Raiders have 60 conference and 20 state championships.

For more information on the OCC Raiders and links to the individual team sites, visit: www.oaklandcc.edu/athletics.

About OCC

With five campuses throughout Oakland County, Oakland Community College is committed to providing academic and developmental experiences that allows each student to reach their full potential and enhance the diverse communities they serve. A fully accredited college, OCC offers degrees and certificates in approximately 100 career fields and university transfer degrees in business, science and the liberal arts. More than a million students have enrolled in the College since it opened in 1965.

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Media Contact: Bridget M. Kavanaugh | Marketing & Community Relations | (248) 341-2020 | bmkavana@oaklandcc.edu