The all-time winningest softball coach in Bethune-Cookman University history will return to Daytona Beach, Florida, as Laura Watten will be the next Head Softball Coach at Bethune-Cookman University. read more
The Laura Watten File
Laura Watten is in her first season back at Bethune-Cookman University as head softball coach, officially announced at a press conference on August 12, 2014. The B-CU Athletics Hall of Fame member will be enjoying her ninth year overall as head coach of the Wildcats, after spending the previous nine years at the University of Maryland holding a similar position.
Watten, a four-time Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Coach of the Year – 2001, ’02, ’03 and ’05, brought instant success to the University Maryland, where she served as head coach of the Terrapins program from 2006-14. The Texas native first transformed the culture surrounding the Maryland program, then brought an exciting brand of softball to College Park, enjoying success never before experienced for the longtime Atlantic Coast Conference member institution.