Softball Assistant Coach
Charmelle Green is in her fourth season on the Notre Dame staff. The former Syracuse aide and Utah standout works with the Irish hitters, assists the recruiting effort and helps the development of the infielder and outfielders.
[quote]Charmelle brings a number of outstanding qualities to our program,[quote] head coach Deanna Gumpf says.
[quote]Her passion for softball and knowledge of the game is a key component of the staff.[quote]
A 1991 Utah graduate, Green enjoyed one of the most prolific softball careers in Western Athletic Conference history. She led the Utes to WAC titles in 1990 and 1991 while earning first-team All-America honors as a junior and second-team accolades as a senior. She was named WAC Player of the Year and University of Utah Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year in [apos]91. Green was nominated as Utah[apos]s Female Athlete of the Century in 1997 and to the University of Utah Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.
Green completed her second season as top assistant to Syracuse head coach Mary Jo Firnbach in 2001. Prior to her stint with the Orangewomen, Green was an assistant at Colorado State for the 1998-99 season.
Before beginning her collegiate coaching career, Green was the recreation program coordinator for the Salt Lake County Recreation Department in Salt Lake City, Utah. She organized adult and youth programs for the city and county while also coaching softball at West High School in Salt Lake City for two seasons. Green also has worked as a residential social worker for the New Zealand Children and Young Persons Service in Christchurch, New Zealand, and served as an assistant director for the National Conference in Salt Lake City.