Juli Greep enters her second season as the head
softball coach at Wesley College in 2012-13. She also serves
as the Wolverines' head volleyball coach.
Instantly changing the culture in the Wesley softball program, Greep led Wesley to one of the largest turnarounds in the Nation in 2012. The Wolverines' 15 wins, after having just four the year prior, were its most since 2005. With a former standout pitcher at the helm, Wesley's team ERA dropped to under four for the first time in recent history. Under her tutelage, Ashlyn Booth also had one of the finest offensive seasons in program history and earned All-CAC and NFCA All-Region honors. In doing so. Booth was the first Wolverine to earn NFCA honors since 2007.
Greep comes to the Wolverines after stint as the head coach for both sports at Keystone College in La Plume, Pennsylvania. She coached the Giants' softball program for three seasons and spent two years coaching volleyball after the program's revival.
In her second year at the helm of the volleyball program, her team posted an eight win improvement over her first season.
Her softball teams improved their winning percentage in each of her three years on the diamond. Greep's Giants won 38 contests in three years, more than the program had tallied the previous seven seasons before her arrival.
She coached eight All-Colonial States Athletic Conference student-athletes in softball, including two first team selections, and a pair of All-CSAC volleyball picks.
Greep's teams were successful in the classroom, as well, posting grade point averages over 3.0. A total of 19 of her student-athletes were chosen to the CSAC All-Academic Teams during her tenure.
A graduate of McPherson College, Greep was a vital member of that institution's softball program, having earned Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) post-season honors all four years.
While at McPherson Greep was captain of the 2003 KCAC championship team. The 2003 squad, as well as the 2004 team set program records for wins in a season with 18. Greep twice earned KCAC All-Conference recognition as a pitcher, once as a First Team selection at first base and once as a utility player.
She has also served as a coach and an instructor for high school and collegiate players at various camps and leagues.
Kira Wagar is in her second season as an assistant coach with
the Wolverines' softball and volleyball programs.
The 2008 NJCAA National Tournament Most Valuable Player, Wagar played two seasons at Monroe Community College before transferring to Division II Bloomfield College. In her two seasons at the JUCO level, Wagar led the Tribunes to back-to-back NJCAA National Championships. As a sophomore in 2008, Wagar hit .571 in the seven-game tournament, including a 7-8 performance in the two-game Championship Series. In her two seasons at MCC, Wagar drove in 96 runs while hitting just under .500.
Wagar made her debut at Bloomfield in 2009 and led the Decons
with a .370 average and 14 steals. Her two home runs, three
stolen bases and six RBIs in the Central Atlantic Collegiate
Conference (CACC) Playoffs helped her make the All-Tournament
Team. After missing nearly all of 2010, Wagar came back in
2011 and was named an NFCA First Team All-Region and All-CACC
selection after leading the conference in hits (64) and doubles
(18) while also connecting on a team-high seven home runs.
A native of Rochester, N.Y., Wagar was recently named the recipient of the 2011 Bloomfield College Woman of the Year Award. Wagar is currently pursuing her master’s in Education.
Courtney Kozar is in her second season as an assistant coach with the Wolverines' softball and volleyball programs.
A four-year letter-winner at Guilford College, Kozar graduated as one of the best softball players in school history, holding the career record for batting average (.389) and on-base percentage (.455). She also ranks third all-time in steals (24) and fifth in runs scored (88). A National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Region and All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) selection as a senior, Kozar hit .402 and led Guilford with a .476 on-base percentage, 11 stolen bases and a school-record 41 runs scored.
Also the captain of the Quakers’ volleyball team in her
final two seasons, Kozar tallied 770 career kills to rank eighth on
Guilford’s all-time list. She also ranks ninth in
school history with 847 digs.
A native of Laurens, S.C., Kozar was also named Guilford’s 2011 Best Female Athlete in May. Kozar is currently pursuing her master’s in Environmental Science.