Karen Mullins, Connecticut – November, 1995
Karen is the head softball coach at the University of Connecticut. In 1980-1981 she held a similar position at Nichols College in Dudley, MA. Her teams have amassed a record of 371-137-3 during the years since 1984. She has had eleven consecutive winning seasons. Karen has the distinction of being the Division I coach with the most wins.
In post-season play from 1985-1993, her team has ranked number one in New England seven times. They were number one in the Northeast Region from 1989, 1990, and 1992, and captured the Big East Tournament championship in 1990, 1992, and 1993. They won the Big East regular season championship in 1992, 1993, and 1994.
Karen is very active in many of the National, New England, NCAA and NSCA Associations. IN 1989, 1990, and 1993 she was the recipient of the Softball Coaches Association Division I Northeast Coach of the Year Award. In 1992, 1993, and 1994 she was voted the Big East Coach of the Year.