Meet the Lady Coyote Softball Coaches
Head Softball Coach
Haylee Williams became Head Coach of the Weatherford College softball program in 2013.
Through the 2014 season, Williams’ teams are 80-31 overall including two postseason berths, a conference championship and a national tournament berth. In those two years the Coyotes have produced three All-America honorees, 16 All-Conference players and seven players that have moved on to the university level of competition.
Williams became the first assistant softball coach in Weatherford College history in the spring of 2011, earning the head coaching job in the spring of 2013.
Prior to her move to Weatherford, Williams worked as an assistant softball coach at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas for two years. At Henderson State, she coached the top defense in the Gulf South Conference and the 13th-ranked defense in the country.
The Texas native played softball at Hill College for two years, earning All-Star and All-Conference honors at second base. She then transferred to Henderson State University, earning All-Gulf South Conference honors at third base as well as Academic All-American status.
Williams earned a bachelor's degree in Sports Management and a master's degree in Sports Administration, both from Henderson State.
Assistant Softball Coach
Chris Flanagan joined the WC baseball coaching staff in the fall of 2011 and the softball staff in the fall of 2012.
The Buna, Texas native pitched for Lamar University from 1997 to 2001. He then spent the next five years playing in professional independent leagues, including stints in Sioux City, Iowa in the Northern League; Chillicothe, Ohio in the Frontier League; and in the Central League with San Angelo and El Paso.
Flanagan coached as a high school varsity assistant and spent several summers with the Dallas Stars Baseball Club. He has also served as an associate scout for the Cincinnati Reds for the last three years.
He earned a bachelor's degree in Applied Arts and Sciences in 2001 and a master's degree in Education in 2010, both from Lamar. He is married to the former Casey Morgan, and the couple has two children, Cayden and Carter.
Assistant Softball Coach
Eric Henderson joined the Weatherford College Softball coaching staff in March of 2014.
Henderson coached travel teams at the Amarillo Baseball Academy for five years and taught private baseball and softball lessons at the ABA for seven years.
A native of West Texas, Henderson graduated from San Antonio Madison High School. He pitched at Cisco College for two years and West Texas A&M for another two years. He earned a bachelor's degree at WTAMU and is currently working on his master's degree.
Coach Henderson and his wife, Kelly, live in Weatherford.