Interim Head Coach Amy Sullivan has been promoted to Head Coach effective immediately and will lead the Softball program into the 2021 season. Sullivan brings over 30 years of playing experience. Sullivan’s success in softball began early as she was a member of an Ashland travel team who won the 1994 United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) National title. Sullivan was a standout pitcher and played first base at Buckeye High School; taking home Mohican Area All Conference honors all four years. She was also the Medina County Gazette MVP for the 1994 and 1995 seasons. She went on to play at NCAA Division II Gannon University where she was the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Freshman of the Year in 1996.
Amy Sullivan says:
“I am very honored to have the opportunity to work with the administration and families of Lutheran West to grow the softball program. The girls at West are some of the kindest, hardest working kids I have had the pleasure of coaching and I cannot wait to get started!”
Sullivan has also coached for over 10 years at the youth, travel, and high school levels. She has served on the Lorain County Hot Stove Softball Executive Board and has been the JV Coach at Lutheran West since 2019.
Ryan Miller, Athletic Director says:
“We are really excited to have Amy lead the young women of our softball program. Not only is her playing experience impressive, but the success she had as a student-athlete will be invaluable for the culture of our program moving forward. Amy is a transparent communicator who will motivate and inspire our student-athletes on and off the field.”