Westminster Hires Henderson As Softball Coach

Westminster College has named Joe Henderson the school’s head softball coach. He succeeds Shelli Manson who left for a head coaching position with Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska.

Prior to his position at Westminster, Henderson served as the head softball coach at Battle High School for two years. He was also an assistant coach for the baseball team at Battle while working as a substitute teacher for the Columbia Public Schools.

Henderson has coached at all levels of baseball and softball, including collegiate softball at Lincoln University and Columbia College. At the high school level, he assisted at Rock Bridge High School for seven years and moved to head coach for four years. He compiled a 62-30 record while head coach, bringing the school their first ever winning season.

Henderson played All-Navy Softball, as well as semi-professional baseball in Milwaukee, Wisc. that lead to a tryout with the Kansas City Royals.

Henderson earned his B.A. in Business Management from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia.

Joe currently lives in Columbia, Missouri with his wife, Linda Henderson.

Westminster is a Division III program in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and the college’s teams compete in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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