Baylor Softball Coaching Staff

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Texas
May 8, 2022
Austin, TX
Glenn Moore

Glenn Moore

Head Coach

Glenn Moore is in his 22nd season as head coach at Baylor and his 25th full season as a collegiate softball head coach. Moore, who was selected to guide the Lady Bears’ program in June 2000, begins the 2022 season with a career record of 941-442), including an 802-400 record at Baylor. His teams have had a winning record in all but one season of his Division I coaching career and he is Baylor Athletics’ active all-time wins leader across all sports. He has progressed up the active and overall NCAA coaching ranks, now ranking No. 17 in winning percentage and No. 26 in total victories.

During Moore’s tenure, the Lady Bears have received 18 CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, 16 National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Honors and 66 NFCA All-Region honors. In addition, Baylor players have earned 88 all-conference selections during his tenure, while numerous Lady Bears have earned academic all-conference honors.

Prior to coming to Baylor, Moore spent two-plus seasons as head coach at LSU and four years total with the Tigers’ program. Moore led LSU to the Southeastern Conference championship in 1999 and 2000. While at LSU, Moore amassed a 117-25 (.820) record.

Moore has plenty of experience with coaching and playing softball, as well as several other sports. He played for the world famous “The King and His Court” fastpitch softball team. He was a pitcher for the team that traveled the globe showcasing its talents. He also played in the Mississippi Men’s Fastpitch and McComb (Miss.) Men’s Fall Fastpitch Softball leagues for 12 years.

While enrolled at Northwestern State, Moore was a volunteer assistant softball coach for two seasons before becoming a full-time assistant in 1992. After coaching football, baseball and basketball at Amite School Center in his hometown of Liberty, Miss., he left to coach at William Carey, where he started the softball program.

Britni Newman

Britni Newman

Associate Head Coach

Britni Sneed Newman is in her 19th season as Baylor’s pitching coach. She joined the Baylor staff in 2004 after spending one season as a student assistant at LSU. Prior to coaching, Newman was a three-time first team All-American, beginning her playing career at LSU under Moore. In those two years, she posted a 50-12 record in the circle with 482 strikeouts in just over 400 innings pitched. In 2002, Newman was named NCAA Woman of the Year for the state of Louisiana. Twice during her career, she was a finalist for USA Softball Player of the Year. A native of Houston, Texas, Newman was a high school All-American at Cypress-Fair High School and was inducted into the school’s hall of fame. She holds SEC career records for wins, ERA, opponent batting average (.147), shutouts, strikeouts and strikeouts per seven innings (9.82).

Steve "Hoot" Johnigan

Steve "Hoot" Johnigan

Assistant Coach

Steve “Hoot” Johnigan is in his second season as a coach with the Baylor softball program. Johnigan, who served as an assistant coach on Baylor’s baseball team for 20 years, has spent the last five years as Associate Director of Athletic Facilities and Operations in addition to serving as the color analyst for Baylor baseball broadcasts. Johnigan is no stranger to the softball program as he filled in as the hitting coach during the 2019 season when associate head coach Mark Lumley suffered a hip injury. Before coming to Baylor, Johnigan spent four seasons at Mississippi State, where his primary responsibilities were coaching catchers, outfielders and hitters. In addition to his on-field duties, he also coordinated travel and umpire assignments.

Dani Price

Dani Price

Director of Softball Operations

Dani Price returns to Baylor to serve as Director of Softball Operations beginning in July 2021. Price spent four seasons with the Baylor Softball program as she served as a manager in 2014 before stepping into the volunteer assistant role from 2015-17. During her time in Waco, the Lady Bears appeared in four NCAA Regional Tournaments and advanced to the Women’s College World Series in 2014 and 2017. Most recently, Price spent two seasons as an assistant coach for Georgia Southern where she worked with the pitching staff. Prior to Georgia Southern, Price served as an assistant coach at her alma mater, McNeese State, where she worked with hitters and pitchers.

Meagan Diaz

Meagan Diaz

Volunteer Assistant

 
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