In case are not familiar with Sandy she completed a stellar twenty three year coaching career at Oklahoma State University, in which her teams made six appearances at the NCAA Women's College World Series and won nine Conference Championships. Sandy was selected Midwest Region Coach of the Year five times and was named National Coach of the Year in 1989.
She has coached 26 All-Americans, including Olympic players Michele Smith and Melanie Roche. Sandy achieved the 900 win milestone in her career in 2001. Softball has been a way of life for Sandy, as she has played at every level of the game. As the starting pitcher for Western Illinois University, she led her team to the Women's Collegiate World Series in 1972, 1973, and 1975.
She also played in the Women's Professional Softball League from 1976-1979 with the championship Connecticut Falcons team. Sandy recently returned to the professional ranks as a coach in the newly launched Professional Fastpitch Extreme Tour.
Sandy was recently selected for induction into the prestigious National Fastpitch Coaches Hall of Fame, which will occur at the National Convention in December 2008.
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