Sue Enquist is UCLA Softball’s ﬁrst All-American, National Champion, and Hall of Famer. In 2006, Enquist concluded her storied 27-year career as head coach of the UCLA Bruins with a 887-175-1 (.835) record, making her the winningest softball coach among all active coaches. She is the only person in NCAA Softball history to win a championship as a head coach and a player. During her career, Enquist produced 65 All-Americans and 15 Olympians. She has been inducted into six Hall of Fames including UCLA, Women’s Sport Foundation, USA Softball Hall of Fame, and National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Enquist is also the recipient of multiple National Coach of the Year and Pac-10 Coach of the Year honors. She grew up in San Clemente, California, and is a former professional surfer. Today she lives in San Clemente, California, where she surfs daily and enjoys spending time with her family.
In today’s episode, we discuss:
- How she was able to be so successful as a coach
- What she would do differently if she was still coaching today
- Her friendship with legendary basketball coach John Wooden
Resources, Books, and Links Mentioned in the Podcast
Business Website: www.OneSoftball.com
Click Here to read the ESPN article about her retirement.
Past “Success is a Choice” podcast episodes of interest . . .
- Tim Elmore (Growing Leaders) – Episode 070
- R-Jay Barsh (Southeastern Univ. Basketball Coach) – Episode 046
- Mandy Green (Founder of “Busy Coach) – Episode 038
- Celia Slater (True North Sports) – Episode 030
- Betsy Butterick (Communication Specialist and NCRC Speaker) – Episode 013
- Pat Williams (Orlando Magic Senior V.P.) – Episode 004
Sue Enquist in Action
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