Softball - 17/18 Season

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Softball - 17/18 Season

Post by ST_Lawson » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:58 am

Anyone know what's up with this:
Is Van Vlymen leaving or did she get let go? Or is there something else going on?
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Re: Softball - 17/18 Season

Post by Neckfansince71 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:03 am

Yes, Holly is going to take over Lisa Melz-Jennings job as the Assistant Athletic Director - Academics and Student-Athlete Development. Melz-Jennings is now the universitie's Academic Success Coach working directly with students to increase retention. I can't speak personally for Holly, but working as a Division 1 head coach is a daunting task from start to finish and I think there is a point where you have got to make a choice between coaching and family. I had to make the same decision back in 1997 when I decided to stop coaching other peoples kids in order to spend time with my own. I will never be sorry I coached which was my childhood dream, and will never be sorry about walking away. They have some really nice players and a young pitcher who is quite good along with the Summit Pitcher of the Year. This could not have been an easy decision, but the VanV's have twin boys who have just started grade school. A great opportunity for Holly, and it will be just as great an opportunity for the new head coach. ;) jc

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Re: Softball - 17/18 Season

Post by meganeck » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:31 pm

Anybody have any idea on where the search for a new softball coach stands, have they started interviews yet, etc?

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Re: Softball - 17/18 Season

Post by Neckfansince71 » Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:08 pm

Athletic department is currently involved in 3 interview processes including softball, T&F, and Asst. AD for media services. Each one is moving forward as expected. Great candidates for all 3. ;) jc

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Re: Softball - 17/18 Season

Post by meganeck » Sat Dec 02, 2017 2:01 pm

thanks for the update

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