MEET THE STAFF
Amy Hogue -Utah Softball Head Coach
After leading the University of Utah softball team to new heights as a player, Amy Hogue has lead the Utes for the past nine years as the program’s fifth Head Coach. Coach Hogue played for the Utes from 1991-94 and earned second team All-American honors as a senior. She led both the 1991 and 1994 squads to the College World Series. Amy was WAC Player of the Year, first team all-region; second team All-American, and the team MVP in 1994. Hogue built and mentored Salt Lake Community College’s softball team from 1999-2004, with a 197-82 (.706) record. At SLCC, Coach Hogue coached 36 all-region players and nine All-Americans. She was named SWAC Coach of the Year in 2003. Amy got her start in coaching as Utah’s graduate assistant at Utah from 1994-95. She was an Assistant Coach at Alta High from 1994-96 and joined the Utes’ coaching staff as an assistant from 1996-99.
Cody Thomson -Pitching Coach/Assistant Coach
Cody Thomson enters his seventh year as a full-time assistant on the Ute coaching staff. Thomson served as a volunteer assistant coach for Utah since 2004, working primarily with the Ute pitchers. A former USA Softball Men's National Team pitcher, played for the national team 2004 - 2009. 2007 he helped the national team finish second at the ISF Men's World Cup in Prague, posting a 2-0 record from the circle with 18 strikeouts. He was named Best Pitcher at the NAFA World Series in 2006. A four-time ASA All-American, Thomson helped the Salt Lake Miners finish second at the ASA Men's 23-under National Championship twice. Thomson continues to pitch and this past summer he led his team to win the ASA B National Championship. Thomson began his coaching career at his alma mater, Copper Hills High School, in 1996, and served as an assistant at Southern Utah University in 1998. Before joining the Utes coaching staff, Thomson has taught pitching lessons in the Salt Lake Community and surrounding areas since 2002.
Maggie Livreri -Assistant Coach
Maggie Livreri enters her fifth year with the University of Utah softball coaching staff. Livreri was previously an assistant coach at UNLV during the 2010 season working primarily with the Rebel infielders, catchers and hitters after spending the 2007 and 2008 campaigns as a volunteer assistant coach. The Rebels went 91-59 with Livreri on the bench, including an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2009. The Las Vegas native started her collegiate playing career at Colorado State University-Pueblo before transferring to UNLV for the 2005 and '06 seasons. Despite only playing her junior and senior seasons with the Rebels, Livreri made a significant impact on the program. She finished ninth in the school record books in career RBI (75) and eighth in career walks (60). In UNLV's single-season record book, Livreri is fourth in walks with 31 in 2006, eighth in doubles with 12 in 2006, eighth in RBI with 38 in 2006 and tied for 10th in most games played with 63 in 2005. Livreri was selected to the Mountain West Conference's All- Tournament and All-Conference Teams in 2005. She played one season in the Italian Professional League for Nuoro after completing her intercollegiate playing career. Livreri earned a bachelor's degree from UNLV in University Studies in 2006 and obtained her Master's in Higher Education Leadership in 2008.