Episode 077: Hall of Fame Softball Coach Sue Enquist

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Sue Enquist is UCLA Softball’s ?rst All-American, National Champion, and Hall of Famer. In 2006, Enquist concluded her storied 27-year career as head coach of the UCLA Bruins with a 887-175-1 (.835) record, making her the winningest softball coach among all active coaches. She is the only person in NCAA Softball history to win a championship as a head coach and a player. During her career, Enquist produced 65 All-Americans and 15 Olympians. She has been inducted into six Hall of Fames including UCLA, Women’s Sport Foundation, USA Softball Hall of Fame, and National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Enquist is also the recipient of multiple National Coach of the Year and Pac-10 Coach of the Year honors. She grew up in San Clemente, California, and is a former professional surfer. Today she lives in San Clemente, California, where she surfs daily and enjoys spending time with her family.

In today’s episode, we discuss:

  • How she was able to be so successful as a coach
  • What she would do differently if she was still coaching today
  • Her friendship with legendary basketball coach John Wooden

Website: www.SueEnquist.com

Business Website: www.OneSoftball.com

Twitter: @SueEnquist

Linkedin: Linkedin.com/in/SueEnquist

Click Here to read the ESPN article about her retirement.

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