Alyssa Reina is in her fourth season on the University of Minnesota softball staff. She spent her first two seasons as a volunteer assistant coach and returns in her fourth season as a graduate manager. During her time with the Gophers, she helped develop numerous All-Americans and had a role in making history by helping the Minnesota softball team reach their first ever World Series.

Reina joined the Maroon and Gold following a decorated playing career at North Dakota State University as a catcher. During her years as a member of the Bison squad, she collected a career batting average of .314 and drove in 133 runs. Reina also ranks seventh all-time at NDSU in slugging percentage (.570), home runs (29) and putouts (1,069). Reina during her time as an undergrad received numerous accolades including a three-time Summit League All-Tournament Team honor, 2015 Summit League Second Team, two-time NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete, 2015 NFCA all-Midwest Region Third Team, 2016 Summit League First Team and 2016 NFCA All-Midwest Region First Team.