02/07 - 5:45 PM
SB vs UC Davis
02/07 - 8:00 PM
SB at UNLV
02/08 - 11:00 AM
SB vs San Diego
02/08 - 3:30 PM
SB vs Washington
02/09 - 12:00 PM
SB vs Baylor
02/13 - 3:30 PM
SB vs Jackson State
02/13 - 6:00 PM
SB vs Butler
02/14 - 9:30 AM
SB vs North Carolina State vs. St. John's
02/14 - 12:00 PM
SB vs Jackson State vs. Butler
02/14 - 2:30 PM
SB vs St. John's vs. UMKC
02/14 - 5:00 PM
SB vs North Carolina State
02/14 - 7:30 PM
SB vs UMKC vs. Jackson State
02/15 - 9:30 AM
SB vs Butler vs. North Carolina State
02/15 - 12:00 PM
SB vs Jackson State vs. St. John's
02/15 - 2:30 PM
SB vs North Carolina State vs. UMKC
Coy Adkins begins his third season as an assistant coach at University of Arkansas. In his position, Adkins' role with the Razorbacks includes working with the pitching staff and assisting head coach Mike Larabee with the hitters.
Under the watch of Adkins, Kimmy Beasley enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2012 which was capped with Second Team All-SEC honors. During the year, the Foreman, Ark., native tallied a 12-9 record with nine complete games, two shutouts and a no-hitter performance against Savannah State in March. Beasley is the Razorbacks' first All-SEC pitcher since the 2001 season.
Adkins helped guide the team to a 36-20 overall record in 2013, including a 12-10 mark in Southeastern Conference play. The team went on to earn a No. 6 seed in the SEC Tournament and a No. 2 seed in the Norman Regional of the NCAA Tournament. Arkansas capped its season with an appearance in the NCAA Regional final.
The Razorbacks' pitching staff posted a 2.86 earned-run average in 2013, down from its mark of 3.60 in the previous season. His help with Arkansas hitters at the plate also paid off with school records in batting average (.283), runs scored (304), runs batted in (274), walks (229), slugging percentage (.470) and on-base percentage (.390).
In his first season in Fayetteville, the Razorbacks recorded an overall record of 29-28 in 2012 and advanced to an NCAA regional final for the first time in program history.
That first season also saw the team ERA drop from 4.77 to 3.60. The staff also boasted multiple double-digit winners, Chelsea Cohen (14) and Beasley (11). This was only the second time since 2004 that a coaching staff has produced multiple 10-game winners.
Adkins' coaching led to numerous acolades for the team. Devon Wallace became the first ever first-team All-SEC performer in school history. She was also named the SEC freshman of the year.
Beasley finished the season being named to the SEC All-freshman team with 11 wins. She tallied wins over No. 1 California, an 8-1 decision over eventual NCAA champion, No. 3 Alabama and a win vs. No. 7 Baylor. Cohen and Beasley combined for a no-hitter on May 2 against Missouri State after Beasley was removed after the first inning because of injury. Cohen came in and finished the first no-hitter at Arkansas since the 2008 season.
Adkins, formerly of the University of Florida, joined the University of Arkansas' softball coaching staff in June 2011. Adkins assumes the role of pitching coach for the Razorbacks after a successful two-year stint as volunteer coach for Florida's softball program.
While at Florida, Adkins worked as first base coach, while also overseeing the outfield positions and assisting on offensive coaching. The 2010 Florida team hit a then-Southeastern Conference-record 109 home runs. The Gators reset the record in 2011, smacking a nation-leading 124 home runs. Adkins assisted the Gators to a berth in the 2010 and 2011 Women's College World Series and an overall record of 105-23 (.820) during his stay. Florida was national runner-up in 2011.
Adkins brings 11 years of softball coaching experience to the Razorbacks, including experience as a state championship-winning head coach on the Florida high school level. He led Wewahitchka High School to the 2008 Class 2A state championship, compiling a 27-2 overall record. As assistant head coach, Adkins helped the squad to the 2007 Class 2A title. In 2008, the squad hit a state-record 43 home runs. In his six year head and assistant coach career at Wewahitchka, the softball team advanced to the state playoffs every year while winning five regional championships. Adkins compiled a 162-34 (.827) overall record at Wewahitchka.
Before Wewahitchka, Adkins served as the head coach for Chipley (Fla.) High School from 2002-03, where he compiled a 47-14-1 (.766) record. The 2003 Chipley team won the first regional championship in school history.
Adkins founded Team North Florida and served as head coach from 2004-09. Team North Florida was an Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA) 16U National Championship participant in 2006 and placed ninth in 2007. The squad played at the ASA 18U Gold National Championship in 2008 and finished fifth in 2009. Adkins also led the team to Champions Cup 18U Gold in 2009.
Adkins earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics education from Florida State University in 2001. He began his college career at St. John's River Community College on a basketball scholarship after being named to Florida's high school all-state team in 1995. Adkins and his wife, Sonya, have two daughters, Kenna and Anniston, and one son, Hayden.