Gulf Coast Names Beth Wade New Softball Head Coach

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Panama City, FL---The search for Gulf Coast softball's new head coach has come to a close.

The new leader of the Lady Commodores program is set to be Beth Wade, a former Florida State Seminole and seven year assistant on the collegiate and Juco level.

After playing four years at FSU where she was a three-time Academic All-American and All-ACC in 2004, Wade began coaching.

She's made four stops, most recently at Troy University, where she's spent the last two years.

Wade inherits a squad that finished 26-31 last season and only 8-16 in conference.

She'll officially take over Wednesday July 16, pending board approval.