UTA returns all but one from its 2017 outfield lineup, and starting spots are still up for grabs for 2018.
Meet Megan Coronado in the second of a three part series introducing the new UTA softball coaching staff.
Charlotte Morgan joined UTA after coaching at Oklahoma State, Maryland and Georgia Tech.
New UTA softball coach Peejay Brun announced the second addition to her staff for the 2017 season, Megan Coronado, former volunteer assistant coach for the Texas State Bobcats.
"Megan is going to be a great addition to the Maverick family," Brun said. "She'll bring a tremendous amount of energy and excitement to our staff and our program. She'll work closely with our outfielders and slappers and also take over the video analysis program that we'll be implementing this year."
Coronado, a native of Pearland, Texas, joins the Mavericks with experience in the collegiate level along with having experience as a player at DePaul University where she graduated from in 2014. At DePaul, she earned accolades as a 2014 CoSIDA Academic All-American and Big East first-team selection.
"I am excited to join a program that has the potential and pieces to work with to be a success," Coronado said. "I am excited to work with Peeay again as she is full of passion and has a great knowledge of the game. Working with her last year, I got to see the passion for the sport and that will be a huge component to our success and will contribute to what we bring to UTA."
Coronado helped lead the Blue Demons to a 44-11 record, Big East regular season and tournament championships along with a NCAA Regional appearance in her senior season. In 2012, she was named to the NFCA Leadoff Classic All-Tournament Team.
Coronado spent her 2017 season with the Texas State Bobcats where she worked alongside Brun on the field for a squad that reached the NCAA Tournament.
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