Stacy Johnson has been at the helm of the Red Barons softball program since 1998 where she has led her teams to an overall record of 503-183. Through 21 seasons she has been named Region III Coach of the Year seven times (2000, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016) and MSAC Coach of the Year ten times (2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017). She was also voted as WENY-TV Twin Tiers Coach of the Year at the conclusion of the 2017 season.
Over the course of two decades Johnson has coached 46 NFCA All-Americans, 26 NJCAA All-Americans, 11 MSAC Player of the Year recipients, five Region III Player of the Year recipients, four Region III Female Athlete of the Year recipients, and has sent 24 players to further their playing careers on scholarships. Her teams have participated in nine Region III Finals, having been crowned Champions four times.
A graduate of Elmira Southside, Johnson was a three-sport athlete throughout her high school athletic career. She went on to play collegiate softball at Ithaca College where she ranks 10th in career strikeouts and 12th in career wins among Bombers pitchers, despite having only played for two seasons. She has since been inducted to the Elmira Southside High School Hall of Fame, Chemung County Sports Hall of Fame, Corning-Painted Post Sports Hall of Fame, and Ithaca College Athletics Hall of Fame.
Johnson is currently President of MSAC as well as the Region III Softball Coaches Association, and also serves on the NFCA All-American selection committee. She holds a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in management from Keuka College. Having joined the Red Baron family in 1995 when she was named Head Coach of the women’s basketball program, she has since held multiple positions within Red Barons Athletics, including Director of Athletics from 2009-2017. She now serves the CCC campus community as Assistant Dean of Student Services.