Whitney Wyly
Associate Head Coach
Softball Coaches
PHONE: (903) 565-5820 EMAIL: wwyly@uttyler.edu
Whitney Wyly

Whitney Wyly enters her seventh season on the UT Tyler softball staff after helping lead the Patriots to the 2017 NCAA Division III National Tournament, finishing third place.

During Wyly’s time as assistant coach, the Patriots have captured a 272 – 37 record taking six American Southwest Conference regular season titles, three ASC Tournament Championships, and advancing to six straight NCAA Regionals.

In her six seasons as assistant coach for the Patriots, Wyly has helped coach the Patriots to a total of four NCAA Division III National Tournament appearances, including winning the 2016 National Championship title with a 49-5 overall record and the national runner up finish in 2015 with a 50-5 record.

The Patriots have finished all six seasons in the final NFCA national rankings for Division III softball. Four of those seasons, finishing with a final ranking of third or higher (2013- 3rd, 2015-2nd, 2016-1st, 2017-2nd).

Since the addition of Wyly to the Patriots staff, the program has seen 55 All Conference selections, 31 All Regional selections, and 13 All American honorees. The UT Tyler Patriot staff has been honored as American Southwest Conference Staff of the year five of the last six seasons, receiving Regional Coaching Staff of the Year three times, and  the National Coaching Staff of the Year in 2016.

Along with her responsibilities as recruiting coordinator, she is also responsible for working with outfielders and catchers while assisting with hitting instruction. 

An All-American player at UT Tyler, Wyly also played three seasons for Coach Reed and the Patriots' softball program after transferring from The University of Texas at San Antonio. While at UTSA, Wyly finished fourth on the team in homeruns (5), while starting 34 games for the Roadrunners as a true freshman.

Wyly is one of the most decorated players in the history of the UT Tyler program.  In her three seasons at UT Tyler, she compiled a career batting average of .375 while slugging 40 home runs and collecting 193 RBI's.

She ranks first in several categories in the UT Tyler softball record books- home runs (40), RBI's (193), sacrifice flies (14), double plays turned (21) and second all-time in total bases (355).  She also ranks in the top-five all-time in slugging percentage (.711), games started (148), at-bats (499) and runs scored with 121. Wyly currently holds the American Southwest Conference season records for homeruns (18), grand slams (3), total bases (136), and RBI’s (76).

She received All-American honors in 2009 and 2010, while helping the Patriots to NCAA tournament appearances each season she was a player.

Wyly also played on the 2009 and 2011 squads that made the NCAA DIII National Tournament.

Her and her husband, Vance, currently live in Whitehouse.

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