2001 Lady Bulldog Softball

Coaching Staff

Head Coach
Brian Dunn

Brian Dunn begins his fifth season as head softball coach at Union and is coming off a 2000 season in which he guided the Lady Bulldogs to their second consecutive TranSouth conference regular season and tournament championships along with their fourth consecutive NAIA Regional Tournament appearance.

Dunn has led the Lady Bulldogs softball program to a 200-48 record over the past four years.  Union softball has accomplished three straight seasons with 50 plus wins along with three straight Top 10 rankings in the NAIA.  The Lady Dogs have earned two TranSouth Conference Championships, one MidSouth Region Championship, and Union's first ever appearance in the NAIA Softball World Series in 1999.

Dunn has guided the Lady bulldogs Volleyball program to a 113-29 record over its only three seasons (first season, 1998).  Union volleyball has won back to back TranSouth conference titles and three straight NCCAA MidEast Region Championships.

During his five-year tenure at Union, Dunn has coached 28 all-conference, 21 all-region, 10 all-america, and 19 scholar athlete award winners.  Dunn has earned 10 coach of the year awards including being named the 1998 NCCAA National Softball Coach of the Year.

Dunn is a 1989 graduate of San Diego State University, where he helped lead the baseball team to a Western Athletic Conference Championship and a Top 25 national ranking.  His coaching career began at Riverside High School in Parsons, Tennessee where he led the Lady Panther softball team to their first ever appearance in the state tournament.

Brian Dunn is married to the former Emily Garrett, a 1986 graduate of Union University.  They have two daughters, two year old Addison Grace and newborn Ashlee Claire.

All-Time Coaching Records
Year Coach Record
2000 Brian Dunn 53-6
1999 Brian Dunn 57-13-1
1998 Brian Dunn 51-16
1997 Brian Dunn 39-13
1996 Dan Patterson 27-9
1995 Dan Patterson 24-15

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