Bailey Wittenauer will join the Trinity University Softball staff as an assistant coach for the 2022 Spring season.
Coach Wittenaur joins the Tigers coaching staff after spending four seasons at NCAA Division II Rockhurst University. In four seasons at Rockhurst, Wiienaur posted a record of 80-78 as the head coach.
Wittenauer was the second head coach in history of the Rockhurst program. Before Rockhurst, she was the assistant coach at Truman State. While at Truman, Wittenaur was in charge of the pitching staff and outfielders. She helped the Bulldogs of Truman State post 70 victories and advance to back-to-back appearances in the NCAA Tournament.
At Truman, Wittenauer also assisted with three All-GLVC pitchers in addition to the 2017 GLVC Player of the Year.
Prior to joining the Truman State staff, Wittenauer spent one season as an assistant coach at Drury University in 2015 where she was in charge of the pitching staff and outfielders. She helped the Panthers lower their team ERA by nearly two full runs in one season and increase their total number of strikeouts.
After playing three seasons at Indiana State, Wittenauer finished her college career as a first baseman at Indianapolis in 2013. She was a first team All-GLVC and All-Region honoree, in addition to being a Daktronics honorable mention All-American.
Wittenauer graduated from Indiana State, majoring in physical education with a minor in history. She was a two-time Most Valuable Player on the team and was a first team All-Missouri Valley Conference catcher in 2011. She led the Sycamores in eight offensive categories in 2011 and finished her career at ISU ranking second in career home runs (15) and slugging percentage (.482).