Dabney named head softball coach at Tennessee State University
July 22, 2010
Tennessee State University has hired Jeff Dabney as the new head softball coach. Dabney will be the fourth softball coach for the Tiger softball program
Dabney comes to Tennessee State after serving two years as assistant coach at Southeast Missouri State where he served as the team’s pitching and catching coach and worked with the slap hitters. He also served as the team’s recruiting coordinator as well as directed the conditioning program.
Prior to his position at Southeast Missouri State, Dabney served as the head coach at North Florida Community College and was an assistant coach at the University of Florida.
During his time at Florida, the team went 42-23, which was good enough to finish third in the Southeastern Conference and finished with a ranking of 16th nationally.
He also served head coach at Neosho County Community College in Chanute, Kan., from 1998 to 2005, where he notched over 200 wins, averaging 35 a season.
Dabney graduated from Wichita State University (1998) with a degree in Sports Business and Administration.