KOLBY GOLDEN (Hoffman) • Softball Coach
Kolby Hoffman Golden Illinois State University

Softball Experience:
  Kolby played softball at Illinois State University which plays in the Missouri Valley Conference. Coach Golden was a part of two MVC championship teams while playing for ISU. After her senior year, Kolby played for the historic Bloomington Lady Hearts softball team. They played in the Canada Cup where they played Team USA, Team Japan, Team Canada, Team Mexico, Team Spain. She was able to play for and coach with one of the greatest coaches in college softball history, Melinda Fischer .

  Coach Golden has helped lead and instruct at many softball camps while working specifically with hitters and infielders. While coaching at ISU during the 2016 season, she helped 3 players who were named to the MVC all-conference teams. Coach Golden specializes in coaching infielders and hitters.

Illinois State University:
• Three year starter (2nd base)
• Missouri Valley All Conference Tournament Team member 2014
• Most Improved Player 2012
• Missouri Valley Conference Champions 2011
• Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Champions 2012
• NCAA Div. I Regional 2011,2012
• Played in NCAA Div. I Regional Final game 2012 vs. Mizzou
• NFCA All-Academic All -American 2011,2012,2013,2014
• Had #1 hardest strength of schedule in nation 2014, #2 hardest strength of schedule 2013
• Averaged in the top 40 RPI in nation throughout the four years played

Illiois Softball Coach