Piedmont Wildcat Softball

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Keith Coleman

Position: Head Coach

Email: keith.coleman@piedmontschools.org

Keith Coleman was named the Head Softball Coach for Piedmont High School on February 8,2016.  Coleman had served as the Head Softball Coach at Muskogee High School, since being named the Rougher’s Head Coach in 2005.

Since 2005, Coleman has amassed an overall record of 607-237 for a .719 winning %. Coach Coleman has led teams to fifteen state tournament appearances, seven times to the Class 6A/5A semifinals in 2007, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, & 2019.  Coleman led Muskogee to the Class 6A State Championship in 2009, and the Class 6A Academic State Championship in 2013. Coleman led Piedmont to the Class 5A State Championship in 2019, upending the back to back state champions Carl Albert HS. In 2016, Coleman's last year at Muskogee, he led his team to the Class 6A State Title game, setting a school record for wins (37) and winning % (.902)  in a season. In 2017, Coleman led Piedmont the the 5A-2 District Title, Region Title, and the State Championship game. In 2018, Coleman's Piedmont Wildcats went 30-6 and were the undefeated 5A-2 District Champions. They won the Regional Title and were 5A State Semi-finalists. Coleman was named District and Region Coach of the Year, and was also selected as the All-State Coach for the Large West.  In 2019, Coleman's Wildcats finished 27-8, were undefeated 5A-2 District Champs, Class 5A Regional Champs, and the Class 5A State Champions. This was Piedmont's first state championship in school history. The 2019 team also finished as the #7 ranked academic team in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association rankings. Coleman was named the 5A-2 Coach of the Year, the 5A/6A Region Coach of the Year, and the OCA Region Coach of the year.

Coach Coleman is also the head coach of the Oklahoma Athletics 18 Gold team.   In 2018, his team went 83-29, winning 4 tournament titles, and 6 other top 5 finishes.  They also finished top 16 in the Hustle City Invite and the Atlanta Legacy Invite. They finished as the 5th place team in the Southern Nationals Gold Bracket.  They finished 2018 as the #2 ranked 16u team in Oklahoma, and #34 ranked 16u team in the Country according to USSSA. 

Coach Coleman has seen 37 of his former players sign athletic scholarships to continue playing at the next level.  In 2018, Coleman was named to the National Fast-pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-American Committee and the Oklahoma HS Softball Advisory Committee.

Coach Coleman is married to Corey, and they have one son named Carson.

Coaching Awards:

2019:      5A-2 Coach of the year, 5A/6A Region Coach of the year, OCA Region 1 Coach of the year.

2018:       5A-2 Coach of the Year, 5A/6A Region Coach of the Year, and All-State Coach.

2017        5A-2 Coach of the Year

2016 SP:  6A-4 Coach of the Year, Muskogee Phoenix Coach of the Year

2015 FP:  5A/6A East COY, 5A/6A Region COY, 5A/6ADistrict COY, Tulsa World COY, and All-State Coach.

2015 SP:  5A/6A COY, 5A/6A District COY, 6A DistrictCOY

2014 FP:  Elected to FP Advisory Board & All-StateSelection Committee 

2014 SP:  Elected to SP Advisory Board

2013 FP:  5A/6A Region COY, 6A-3 COY, Tulsa World COY,Muskogee Phoenix COY

2013 SP: 6A AcademicState Champions, 

2011 SP: 6A District COY

2010 SP: 6A District COY,All-State Coach

2009 SP:  State Champions, 5A/6A District COY, MuskogeePhoenix COY, 6A District COY, Frontier Conference COY  

2008 SP: 5A/6A DistrictCOY, 6A District COY, Elected to All-State Committee 

2007 SP:  Muskogee Phoenix COY, 5A/6A District COY, 6A District COY

Records and achievements: 607-237 overall

HS FP: Overall(276-139)

Summer FP:Overall (227-93)

2009 HS: 21-12 *Frontier Conference Runner-Up

2010 Summer: 21-7 * Lady Diamond Tournament 4th Place

2010 HS: 25-17 *Regional Runner-Up

2011 Summer: 26-11 * USSSA Wichita Shoot-out Champion

2011 HS: 21-21 *Regional Runner-Up

2012 Summer: 36-10 * USSSA Bentley May Classic 3rd place, USSSA St. Louis World Qualifier 3rd Place, Heartland Classic Champion, USSSA Combat Classic NIT 4th Place

2012 HS: 23-12 *6A-4 4th Place

2013 Summer: 30-6 * USSSA Memorial Day Classic 2nd Place, Red Oak Summer Slam 2nd Place, USSSA Colorado Firecracker 18A 3rd Place.

2013 HS: 31-9 *6A-3 Champions, Class 6A Regional Champions. Coweta/Claremore Tournament Champions. 

2014 HS:  25-13 *6A-3 3rd place.  Regional Runner-up.

2015 HS:  24-17 * Regional Champion, Blue Springs Invitational Champion,State Quarterfinals. OSSAA Academic Distinguished Award 3.70 GPA

2016 HS: 19-17 5A-4 3rd Place.  Regional Runner-up.

2017:  30-6, 5A-2 Champions.  5A Regional Tournament Champions, Class 5A Runner-Up.  OSSAA Academic Distinguished Award 3.73 GPA

2017 Summer: 31-30

2018: 30-5, 5A-2 Champions, 5A Regional Tournament Champions, Chisholm Trail Classic Champions, NW OKC Classic Champions, OSSAA Academic Distinguished Award 3.83 GPA.

2018 Summer: 83-29, finished year as #2 ranked 16U team in Oklahoma and #24 16u team in the Country.

2019: 27-8 5A-2 Champions,5A Regional Champions, 5A State Champions

2019 Summer: 37-25.  Top Gun Synergy Champions, MSGA Champion, Top Gun Spring Invite Runner-up, American Freedom Invite 5th place

Regional Titles: 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019

District Titles: 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019

State Titles: 2019

Spring HS: Overall(331-98)

2016:  37-4 *Regional Champs, End of year ranked #2.  State Runner-ups. OSSAA Academic Award 3.52 

2015:  29-6 *Regional Champs, End of year ranked #4.   OSSAA Academic Distinguished Award 3.73 GPA.

2014: 28-10 * Regional Champs, State Semi-Finals, End of year ranked #5

2013: 30-9 * Regional Champs, State Quarter-Finals,.Class 6A Academic State Champions

2012: 32-10 * Regional Champs, State Quarter-Finals, End of year ranked #6

2011: 30-10 * Regional Champs, State Semi-Finals, End of year ranked #6

2010: 33-6 * Regional Champs, State Quarter-Finals, End of year ranked #3

2009: 36-6 * Regional Champs, State Champions, End of year ranked #3

2008: 30-8 * Regional Champs, State Quarter-Finals, End of year ranked #2

2007: 31-9 * Regional Champs, State Semi-Finals, End of year ranked #8

2006: 15-20

Conference Titles: 2008 (Big East), 2009 (Frontier), 2009 (Big East)

Regional Titles: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

State Titles: 2009, 2013(Academic)

Todd Brown

Position: Coach

Email: kristopher.brown@piedmontschools.org

Tanya Caraballo

Position: Coach

Email: tanya.caraballo@piedmontschools.org

Coleman Hughes

Position: Asst. Coach

Email: coleman.hughes@piedmontschools.org

High School:  Muskogee High School (1986)

College: Northeastern State Univ (1993)

Coach Hughes coaches the outfielders, and is serves as the primary hitting coach.

Layne Jones

Position: Athletic Director

Email: layne.jones@piedmontschools.org

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