Cisco College Hires New Head Softball Coach

Microsoft Word - RELEASE - Cisco College Hires New Head SoftballCisco, Texas (October 11, 2017) – Cisco College is pleased to announce the selection of Joel Prickett as head coach for the Wrangler Softball team.

Prickett has more than 20 years of coaching experience at the junior college level. Prior to joining Cisco College, Prickett served as the Head Softball Coach at Odessa College from 2004 – 2016.

Prickett, a native of Cisco, Texas, is the son of the late Bob and Beth Prickett and “adopted” son of the late Bruce Speegle. He is a 1992 graduate of Cisco High School, 1994 Graduate of Cisco College and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Sports Studies from Tarleton State University.

His coaching career started at Cisco College in 1996 under the leadership of Coach Chuck Lawrence and Coach Susan Moore.

“I have always loved Cisco and the Wranglers,” said Prickett. “I have longed for the opportunity to be the head coach at Cisco College. It’s home. It’s a place that I take pride in and will always do my best to represent the school with integrity and moral resolve.”

Prickett brings a career record of 587-365, with a 512-260 record at Odessa College. During the course of his career he has won six NJCAA Region V West “Coach of the Year” awards and six NJCAA Region V West titles. In five out of six appearances at the National Tournament, Prickett’s teams finished in the Top 10, with a 3rd place finish in 2005.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Coach Prickett to the Wrangler Athletic Staff,” said Athletic Director Ryan Johnson. “I think his impressive resume speaks for itself. We look forward to seeing all that he accomplishes as he takes charge of the Wrangler Softball team.”

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