Hoerner’s Contract Not Renewed

May 8, 2017

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech has elected to not renew the expiring contract of softball head coach Shelly Hoerner, director of athletics Todd Stansbury announced on Monday morning.

Hoerner compiled an 80-125 overall record (.390) in four seasons at Georgia Tech (2014-17) and a 32-67 mark (.323) in Atlantic Coast Conference games. The Yellow Jackets completed a 19-34 campaign (8-16 ACC) on Sunday.

“I’d like to thank Coach Hoerner for her dedication to Georgia Tech,” Stansbury said. “She worked tirelessly for our student-athletes over the past four years but, ultimately, I’ve made the difficult decision that new leadership is needed to return our softball program to national prominence. I wish Coach Hoerner and her family nothing but the very best.”

A national search for a new head coach will begin immediately. Georgia Tech has made 11 NCAA Tournament appearances, won five ACC Tournament championships and claimed four regular-season conference titles since 2002 but has not advanced to the postseason since it won the ACC Tournament in 2012.

For the latest information on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, follow us on Twitter (@GTAthletics), Facebook and Instagram or visit us at Ramblinwreck.com.


Hoerner’s Contract Not Renewed
December 10, 2018 Georgia Tech Softball Announces 2019 Schedule

Jackets to host 27 home games at Mewborn Field

Hoerner’s Contract Not Renewed
November 26, 2018 Softball Welcomes 2019 Signing Class

Georgia Tech softball inks four during the fall signing period