| Head Coach
|| Shelli Manson
|| (573) 592-5328 |
| Assistant Coach
|| Krissi Oliver
|| (573) 592-5328|
Head Coach Shelli Manson
Shelli Manson joined the athletic staff as women’s softball coach in the summer of 2009. In addition to her coaching duties, Manson teaches physical education.
Manson came to Westminster from Louisiana Tech University, where she served as an assistant coach for three years. Prior to that, she served as a graduate assistant at Defiance College in Defiance, Ohio, from 2004-06 while completing her graduate degree in sports science. Manson received her Bachelors of Arts degree in history from Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio, in 2003. While in college, Manson was a four-year varsity starter and played on three teams that were NCAA Division III regional runners-up in 1999, 2000 and 2002. Her 2001 Muskingum team won the NCAA Division III national championship.
The Shelli Manson Record
2010: Westminster (Mo.), 7-24
2011: Westminster (Mo.), 9-18
2012: Westminster (Mo.), 14-18
WC Total: 30-60 (3 Years)
Career Total: Same
Milestone Wins At Westminster
1st Westminster Win: vs. Blackburn, W 12-4, March 6, 2010.
1st Career Win: vs. Blackburn, W 12-4, March 6, 2010.
Assistant Coach Krissi Oliver
Krissi Oliver joined the Westminster College athletic staff as an assistant softball coach and recruiter in the fall of 2010.
Oliver is a 2010 graduate of Louisiana Tech University where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology. She was a Division I starter for the Louisiana Tech softball team from 2006-09 as a pitcher and an outfielder. She helped lead the Bulldogs to the 2008 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) championship title and was named the WAC Tournament MVP. While Oliver was a member of the team, she was named First Team All-State LSWA and was a two time Second Team All-WAC. Throughout her collegiate career, she was named WAC Pitcher of the Week six times and WAC Hitter of the Week three times. She is ranked number two in career saves (5) and appearances (154). Her career high is a nine inning shutout in the Bulldog win over Auburn in the NCAA Tournament.
Oliver continued she softball career in the professional setting when she went to play in the Netherlands for the Tex Town Tigers for the 2009 season. She drove in the winning run to become regular season champions. They participated in the Europa Cup in Italy where they finished in sixth. She recorded a win and a save during her professional softball career.
On top of the assistant coaching position, Oliver works at the Options Daycare in the Fulton School District and is a private fastpitch pitching instructor for girls (8-18 years). Prior to taking the assistant coach job, she was an intern pitching instructor for a top pitching coach in Arizona.