Mobile, Alabama – May 19,2018 – ASBA is pleased to announce the hiring of Pat Grant as a head coach for the all-new women’s professional softball league.
“As both a travel ball and college coach, Pat Grant brings a unique sensibility to the sport. His energy and ambitious spirit are infectious and I know he will bring out the best in his ASBA team this summer,” said Michael Chiaradio, CEO and Chairman of ASBA.
Grant is currently an Assistant Softball Coach at Temple College in central Texas. Temple is a nationally-recognized leader among community colleges. Before joining Temple College, Grant was a Graduate Assistant Coach at Mississippi College where he coached several All-Gulf South Conference and All-South Region players. He also coaches travel ball for Gulf Coast Velocity (16U) and Mississippi Prospects (16U), which have multiple Division I signees. As a student at Mississippi State, Grant spent time as a student manager under Head Softball Coach Vann Stuedeman.
Grant was a baseball player at Meridian Community College and graduated from Mississippi State in 2016.
Grant will coach the Outkast team and draw the second pick in the 2018 ASBA Draft.
The ASBA is a women’s professional softball league debuting in Mobile, AL on June 15, 2018. The draft is scheduled for Wednesday, June 6 at 4 PM Central and will be aired live from Moe’s Original BBQ in Mobile, on ASBA Network.
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