Brett Christensen is entering his first year as head softball coach at Madison-Ridgeland Academy. He also teaches 8th grade STEM and is an assistant baseball coach. Christensen is a native of the Jackson-area and previously served as Head Varsity Baseball Coach at Park Place Christian Academy. He also served as assistant baseball coach at Richland HS and Southside Christian School (SC) and assistant softball and football coach at Park Place Christian Academy. Christensen graduated from Belhaven University with a B.S. in Elementary Education and minors in Biological Sciences and Psychology. He is also a graduate of Holmes Community College with an A.A. in Biological Sciences. He was a member of the Holmes’ baseball team and was inducted into the Holmes Community College Hall of Fame class of 2014. Under his leadership as head baseball coach at Park Place Christian Academy, his teams saw 7 players continue their playing career at the collegiate level while rebuilding the program’s image and reputation. He also works as the camp coordinator for D-BAT Pearl. He has worked in numerous baseball camps and spoken at baseball clinics including coordination of an ACE Clinic for USA Baseball. Christensen is also a 6-year continuous member of the American Baseball Coaches’ Association (ABCA). Brett was recently married to his wife, Mary Stafford, in December 2019. They reside in Madison and have a puppy named Reedy.