Entering her 19th season with Westminster in 2015, Reddinger boasts a 18-year record of 411-297-2 (.580) with the Titans and a 22-year career mark of 467-358-2 (.566). In 2011, she became the 51st softball coach in NCAA Division III history to reach 400 career wins.
The longest tenured and winningest softball coach in Westminster College history, Jan Reddinger won her 400th career game with the Titans in 2011. Having won at least 17 games in all 18 years with the team, Reddinger’s teams are contenders every year. Westminster has averaged 23 wins per season with Reddinger as coach, including seven postseason appearances and conference championships in 1997, 1998 and 2005.
Reddinger led Westminster to its first Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) title in 2005, while also piloting the team to postseason appearances in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Championships in 2005 and 2007. Reddinger was also named PAC Coach of the Year in 2005 and in 2007. Most recently, the Titans were crowned the 2013 PAC Regular Season Champions.
In her first and second seasons at the helm of Westminster softball in 1997 and 1998, Reddinger led the Titans to their fifth and sixth straight conference/district crowns, including a trip to the NAIA Northeast Regional Tournament in 1998. Reddinger’s 2001 team also qualified for the ECAC Division III playoffs after setting team records for wins (32) and consecutive wins (17) in a season with a 32-13 record.
In addition to her softball duties, Reddinger serves as a physical education instructor at Westminster. She previously served as an assistant coach of the Titan women’s soccer program and the head women’s basketball coach for four years.
Prior to coming to Westminster, Reddinger served as head softball coach and assistant basketball coach at La Roche College. Reddinger has a bachelor of arts degree in physical/health education from West Liberty State College, where she played both softball and basketball. She earned a master’s degree in physical education/sports administration from Eastern Illinois University. Reddinger was inducted into the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.
Reddinger's Year-by-Year Records:
|As Westminster Head Coach||Record|
|2013||23-15||PAC Regular Season Champions|
|2005||29-10||PAC Champions / ECAC Tournament|
|1998||24-18||KECC Champions / NAIA Regionals|
|1997||22-21||KECC Champions / NAIA Regionals|
|Record at Westminster (18 years)||411-297-2 (.580)|
|As La Roche Head Coach|
|1993||14-10||NAIA District 18 Champions|
|Record at La Roche (5 years)||56-61 (.479)|
|Career Record (22 years)||467-358-2 (.566)|
Stacey Kushner enters her first season as an assistant coach with the Titan softball team in 2015.
Kushner started four years (2008-2011) for the Division I Lafayette College Leopards, located in Easton, Pa., as a catcher and an utility player. She is ranked top-4 for multiple single-season and career school records including; home runs, slugging percentage, runs batted in, runs scored, hits, doubles, and walks. Kushner is also ranked top-10 in the Patriot League for most home runs per year. She was the team captain in 2010 and in 2011. Kushner was a two-time All-Patriot League (First Team in 2011 and Second Team in 2008) and was named on the All-Conference Tournament Team in 2009. She also was on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
A Worcester, Pa. native, Kushner went to Methacton High School. Kushner graduated Lafayette with a double major in English and anthropology/sociology. She is currently pursuing a teacher's certificate at Westminster and a master's in education.