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Tatum Edwards

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Head Softball Coach

Tatum Edwards Athletics

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Hometown: Murrieta, Calif.
Alma Mater: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Tatum Edwards was named the Concordia University Head Softball Coach in August 2021. She became the program's sixth head coach during the GPAC era (2000-present). Most recently, Edwards spent three seasons as the top assistant for the University of Nebraska-Omaha Softball program. Edwards possesses coaching experience at three separate NCAA Division I institutions.

Edwards’ coaching career began in 2016 with a two-year run as a graduate assistant at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln under her college coach, Rhonda Revelle. Edwards then worked as a volunteer coach for Purdue University in 2018 before securing a full-time position at Nebraska-Omaha. Edwards spent three seasons as the lead assistant coach for the Mavericks, who went from four wins in 2019 to 20 wins in 2021.

An impressive playing career on the diamond led Edwards into the coaching profession. Originally from Murrieta, Calif., Edwards put together a collegiate run that ranks her as one of the top players in Cornhusker Softball history. Among her many honors, Edwards was twice named an NFCA All-American and was recognized as the 2013 Big Ten Pitcher of the Year. The four-time All-Big Ten selection capped her college career with a pitching record of 70-28 to go along with a 2.02 ERA and 551 strikeouts in 623.1 innings. At the plate, she batted .292 with 46 home runs, 158 RBIs and a .556 slugging percentage. Academically, Edwards was a two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Post-graduation, Edwards played professional softball for three years in the National Pro Fastpitch League. She excelled for back-to-back NPF championship teams with the Chicago Bandits. Edwards also played for the Pennsylvania Rebellion.

Edwards earned her Bachelor of Science in Education and Human Sciences and her Master of Arts in Educational Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her professional career includes service as a substitute teacher through Lincoln Public Schools.

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Bre Hamilton

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Graduate Assistant Softball Coach

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Graduate Assistant Softball Coach

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Hometown: Windsor, Colo.
Alma Mater: Doane University

Following a career as a student-athlete at rival Doane University, Bre Hamilton joined the Concordia University Softball staff beginning in 2020-21. As a member of the staff, Hamilton helped the Bulldogs to a 32-13 overall record and a berth in the NAIA Opening Round of the national tournament in 2021.

Hamilton pitched for the Tigers over the past four years and posted a 4.68 ERA over 137.2 innings. She recorded a career high of 10 strikeouts versus Indiana Tech in March of 2019. Hamilton also posted a nine-strikeout game against Concordia in March of 2017. Her coaching experience includes serving as a volunteer coach for softball teams in her home state of Colorado.

The Windsor native achieved Dean’s List status in 2018 and earned her bachelors of arts from Doane in K-12 Endorsement. She is currently pursuing her master's in School Counseling from Concordia. Bre is the daughter of Brenda and Phil Lange and Brian and Dawn Hamilton. Bre has two sisters: Zoe and Brooke.

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Tristen Edwards

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Graduate Assistant Softball Coach

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Graduate Assistant Softball Coach

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Hometown: Murrieta, Calif.
Alma Mater: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The younger sister of Head Coach Tatum Edwards, Tristen Edwards joined the Concordia Softball staff in August of 2021 as a graduate assistant coach. Tristen made the transition to coaching following a successful collegiate playing career at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

A standout for the Cornhusker Softball program, Edwards earned three First Team All-Big Ten awards and was named All-Midwest Region by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association in 2019 and 2021. She garnered distinction as the first player in Big Ten history to garner first team all-conference accolades as both an infielder and outfielder. As part of her career, Edwards broke school career records for doubles (49), multi-homer games (7) and hit-by-pitches (17). Her stretch of 24 straight plate appearances reaching base safely also stands as a program record in addition to school standards for RBIs in a game (8), multi-homer games in a season (4) and on-base percentage in a season (.583).

At the conclusion of her collegiate career, Edwards boasted Nebraska Softball all-time ranks of second in slugging percentage (.674), second in on-base percentage (.478), second in extra-base hits (99), third in home runs (49), fourth in walks (118), sixth in runs scored (169), seventh in batting average (.348) and seventh in RBIs (157).

Tristen earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration from Concordia. Tristen is the daughter of Brian and Denise Edwards and has three siblings: Tyler, Tatum and Taylor.

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Alan Moore

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Pitching Coach

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Hometown: Crete, Neb.

Alan Moore serves as the pitching coach on the Concordia University Softball staff. His daughter Camry is a member of the team.

Moore is well-established within the local softball community as someone who has coached softball select level teams for 12 years with the Nebraska Gold and Nebraska Fury. He has also spent nine years as an assistant coach for the Crete High School softball team, which made three-straight state tournament trips and won the Class B state title in 2017. In addition, Moore provides individual softball lessons. Moore himself is a Crete High School alum. Camry earned first team All-GPAC honors in 2021 as the ace of the pitching staff.

Alan is married to Dede Moore, a Crete Public School teacher. Alan and Dede have a daughter Carissa, a former Doane student-athlete, in addition to their daughter Camry.