NFCA’s Bruggeman on College Softball

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National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Executive Director Carol Bruggeman joins 1.Q & provides perspective on the state of college softball now that Oklahoma wrapped up another WCWS title. Bruggeman notes how TV ratings continue to grow, along with the trending levels of participation. Bruggeman also details thoughts on parity around the DI landscape as all 16 Regional hosts advanced to Super Regional play this year, developments on the topic of coaching contracts & the pressure to win, plus more.

Carol Bruggeman | Executive Director | National Fastpitch Coaches Association

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