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2011 Softball Coaches
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Lee Davis
Student Assistant - 1st Season
 
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Danny Fish
Head Coach - 2nd Season
Danny Fish enters his third season at the helm of the Lady Bulldogs. In his first two seasons as head coach, Fish has posted a 43-47 mark at UC, while in his head coaching career, he is 202-162 (.555 winning percentage) in nine seasons.

In 2011, Fish's Lady Bulldogs finished 23-28 overall, as UC advanced to the semifinals of the 2011 AAC Softball Tournament. He coached senior Falon Catalano, who was named the 2011 AAC Player of the Year after leading Union at both the plate, and in the pitching circle on the season.

Fish has already taken the softball program to unprecedented heights in his short time on campus, leading Union to its first ever AAC Tournament title (as a number six seed) and appearance in the NAIA national tournament during his first season in 2010.
 
Fish joined Union after a seven-year run as Maryville (Tenn.) College's head softball coach. He coached 28 All-Great South Athletic Conference players and 14 GSAC All-Freshman players. Fish also produced a 100 percent graduation rate with 39 GSAC All-Academic players. He was a three-time GSAC Coach of the Year (2004, 2007, and 2009) with five regular-season titles (2003-2005, 2007 and 2009). Fish also guided the Lady Scots to the 2007 NCAA Division III National Tournament.


While at Maryville Fish compiled a 159-115 (.580 winning percentage) record. In GSAC play, his squads went 80-30 (.733).

Fish graduated from Tennessee Wesleyan College in 2001 with a degree in physical education after completing his baseball career at the Athens, Tenn., institution. A two-time All-Tennessee-Virginia Athletic Conference selection, he was named to the NAIA's All-Region XII squad in 2000.

 Fish started his coaching career at Tennessee Wesleyan as an assistant softball coach for the 2002 campaign. Before attending Tennessee Wesleyan, Fish played at Motlow State (Tenn.) Community College for two seasons.

Fish is also a member of the National Fast-Pitch Coaches Association.
 
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Lindsy Little
Assistant Coach - 1st Season

Lindsy Little enters her first season as the assistant softball coach at Union College, being named to the position in July of 2010.

After making the hire of Little, head coach Danny Fish commented, "I am extremely excited to have Lindsy joining our softball program, as well as the Union Bulldog family. I feel she will be a great fit for our team and our athletic department."

Fish went on to say, "In terms of coaching, I feel Lindsy brings a unique dynamic to the recruiting front in that she knows what it's like, as well as what it takes, to play for me. While coaching Lindsy at Maryville I knew she was a good player, but I was also knew she would one day make a great coach and I was happy to afford her that opportunity." Little played under Danny Fish from 2006-08.

A two sport standout in volleyball and softball at Maryville, Little was an eight time All-Conference award winner during her tenure as a Scot. Little helped lead the volleyball and softball teams to five Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) regular season championships, three in volleyball and two in softball. Of the five GSAC championship teams, three advanced to the NCAA D-III post season tournament, two in volleyball and one in softball under the direction of current Union softball skipper Danny Fish in 2007.

A Kappa Delta Pi (International Honor Society in Education) member, Little also earned the J.D. Davis Award (annual honor given to Maryville's female athlete of the year) as a senior in 2010.

"I am extremely excited to be involved with such an outstanding program here at Union College," commented Little. "I am also very excited to work with Coach Fish after having the privilege of playing for him at Maryville. I feel like it will be a great opportunity to learn from a great coach."

Little graduated from Maryville College in 2010, with a Bachelors degree in Child Development with Teaching Licensure. A native of Maryville, Tenn., Little now resides in Barbourville, Ky.