The longest tenured and winningest softball coach in Westminster College history,
Jan Reddinger won her 400th career game with the Titans in
2011. Having won at least 17 games in all 16 years with the
team, Reddingerís teams are contenders every year.
Westminster has averaged 23 wins per season with Reddinger
as coach, including seven postseason appearances and
conference championships in 1997, 1998 and 2005.
Entering her 17th season with
Westminster in 2013, Reddinger boasts a 16-year record of
368-266-2 (.580) with the Titans and a 21-year career mark
of 424-327-2 (.564). In 2011, she became the 51st softball
coach in NCAA Division III history to reach 400 career wins.
Reddinger led Westminster to
its first Presidentsí Athletic Conference (PAC) title in
2005, while also piloting the team to postseason appearances
in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division
III South Championships in 2005 and 2007. Reddinger was also
named PAC Coach of the Year in 2007.
In her first and second
seasons at the helm of Westminster softball in 1997 and
1998, Reddinger led the Titans to their fifth and sixth
straight conference/district crowns, including a trip to the
NAIA Northeast Regional Tournament in 1998. Reddingerís 2001
team also qualified for the ECAC Division III playoffs after
setting team records for wins (32) and consecutive wins (17)
in a season with a 32-13 record.
In addition to her softball
duties, Reddinger serves as a physical education instructor
at Westminster. She previously served as an assistant coach
of the Titan womenís soccer program and the head womenís
basketball coach for four years.
Prior to coming to
Westminster, Reddinger served as head softball coach and
assistant basketball coach at La Roche College. While at
LaRoche, she made a bit of history in 1993, as the softball
team won the first conference championship for any sport in
Before becoming a successful
coach, Reddinger was a standout athlete on both the high
school and college levels. At Hopewell High School,
Reddinger was a four-year starter in both basketball and
softball, being named all-Section in both sports as a junior
and senior. She was then a standout in both sports at Penn
State Beaver before finishing her career at West Liberty.
Reddinger has a bachelor of
arts degree in physical/health education from West Liberty
State College. She earned a masterís degree in physical
education/sports administration from Eastern Illinois