Nunn, who is the pitching and strength and conditioning coach, will officially begin the 10-month position on August 1, 2014.
Softball Coach Kristin Chaney, who begins her third year as Lady Warriors head mentor, said Coach Nunn “has really bought into our teachings at East Central. She has a huge heart and truly cares for the betterment of our girls.”
Nunn assisted in leading the Lady Warriors to the Region 23 Tournament in 2013 where they finished their season 31-17. The Lady Warriors ended their 2014 season in the MACJC playoffs with a 33-16 record.
Prior to joining the ECCC coaching staff, Nunn assisted with recreational projects for the Jackson Parish Recreation Department in Jonesboro, La. The Jonesboro native also has experience as an umpire for softball and baseball games on several levels. In addition, she has provided pitching instruction to young softball players in her hometown and the five-county district area of ECCC. She also served as a volunteer pitching coach for a softball clinic hosted by East Mississippi Community College.
Nunn is a former softball standout as a pitcher on the high school, community college and four-year college levels.
At Jonesboro-Hodge High School, she received first team All-State honors in 2007 and 2008 and was a first-team All-District selection in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008. She was named second team All-District in 2005 and was recognized as the LHSAA All-North Strikeout Leader in 2008. She helped lead Jonesboro-Hodge to the state semi-finals in 2006.
Nunn continued her career at East Mississippi, where in 2010 she received All-Region and MACJC All-State honors as a pitcher and was named MACJC All-North Division Defensive Player of the Year. She also earned MACJC All-State honors in 2009. She received an Associates of Arts degree in May 2010.
At Mississippi College, Nunn was named ASC Conference Pitcher of the Year and received first team All-Conference honors in 2012. She helped lead the Lady Choctaws to the ASC Conference and NCAA Regionals in 2011. In addition, she received “Pitcher of the Week” honors on three occasions during the 2011 and 2012 seasons. She earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in May 2012.
She is the daughter of Tim and Tammy Nunn of Jonesboro, Louisiana.