Bailey Dillender enters her first year as assistant coach of the Tennessee Tech softball team after spending the last year as head coach of Southern Force Softball, and the past two years as a graduate assistant coach at Campbellsville University and hitting instructor at Borders Softball Academy.
Dillender came back to her alma mater Campbellsville, an NAIA school in Campbellsville, Ky. that competes in the Mid-South Conference, in June 2012 as a graduate assistant where she performed a variety of tasks including conducting individual workouts, recruitment of players, and field work. During her two year tenure with the Lady Tigers, Dillender also spent a year as head coach of Southern Force Softball, a travel organization designed to help elite softball players showcase their talents in front of college coaches while playing against the best competition in the country.
While serving as hitting instructor at Borders Softball Academy in Scottsville, Ky., Dillender worked with players ages 6-18 on proper hitting mechanics, while also discussing the mental and physical aspects of softball.
Dillender enjoyed a standout career as a member of the Lady Tigers from 2008-12, earning first team All-Conference recognition in all four years, including taking home Mid-South Conference Player of the Year honors in 2010 and 2011.