Greensboro, N.C. â€“ Angela Tressel was hired as assistant softball coach at Greensboro College, announced Pride Athletics Director Kim Strable.
A 2005 graduate of Bradley University, Tressel played softball for the NCAA Division I Braves. She was a team captain and won the coachesâ€™ award as a senior. Tressel earned NFCA All America Scholar honors and graduated with a B.S. in social science and secondary education.
Tressel attended St. Francis NAIA St. Francis (Ill.) University in her first two collegiate years. She was picked to the 2002 Chicagoland Conference Tournament team. Tressel tried out for the Greek national team prior to the 2004 Olympics.
A social studies teacher at North Davidson High School, Tressel has worked as an assistant coach at the school for the past two years. A native of Olympia Fields, Ill., Tressel is also completing her masterâ€™s in sport studies at High Point University.
â€œWe are excited about Angela joining our staff,â€ said Pride Head Coach Kama Tucker. â€œShe has great skills and will be the fifth coach on staff, which is unprecedented for GC softball. Her addition will result in more individual instruction, which will have a positive impact on Pride softball student athletes.â€
She lives in Kernersville with her husband, Ryan. He is an assistant athletic director for facilities and operations at High Point University.