Co-Head Coach - University of Tennessee
NFCA President (2017-19)
Weekly, who was inducted into the NFCA Hall of Fame in 2018, is a 22-year collegiate softball head coaching veteran boasting 1,073 career wins. Along with her husband co-head coach Ralph Weekly, a 2011 inductee, Karen has guided the Lady Vols to seven Women’s College World Series appearances, including national runner-up finishes in 2007 and 2013. Tennessee has captured 10 NCAA Regional championships, seven NCAA Super Regional championships, SEC Tournament championships in 2006 and 2011 and a 2007 SEC Regular Season title.
Having served as co-head coach of the Tennessee program since 2002, Weekly has compiled an impressive record of 850-259-2 (.765) despite competing in one of the nation’s strongest softball conference–all 13 SEC teams made the 2017 and 2018 NCAA Tournament fields. The Lady Vols have averaged more than 47 wins per season over the last six years.
Weekly is a member of the 1,000-win club, reaching the milestone on March 22, 2017 following a 9-2 win over North Carolina. At the time, she was the 33rd head in NCAA Division I history to accomplish that feat. Coaching the USA National Team to a gold medal, she was an assistant on the US Women’s Senior National Team that won gold medals in the Mayor’s Cup and the Pan American games in 2013.
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