NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State Director of Athletics Teresa Phillips announced on Thursday the hiring of Andrea Browning as the Head Coach of TSU’s softball team.
Browning, who served as an assistant coach for the Tigers during the 2017 season, will be the sixth head coach in program history.
Browning, who earned the job following a national search, will be embarking on her first Division I head coaching experience.
A native of nearby Franklin, Tenn., Browning joined the Tennessee State coaching staff as an assistant coach in the fall of 2016, working closely with TSU’s pitchers.
Prior to her arrival in Nashville, Browning served as a volunteer assistant at the University of North Florida during the 2016 season. Browning aided the Ospreys’ pitching staff, as well as coordinating community service projects and assisted with the organization and implementation of camps. Prior to her work at UNF, Browning founded and served as the head coach of the Sudden Impact organization, while working as a private homeschool educator.
Following her collegiate playing career at Lambuth University in Jackson, Tenn., Browning began her coaching Ohio Valley Conference school Austin Peay, where she spent three seasons. Browning continued her coaching career as an assistant at Belmont University in 2007.
Browning then moved to Florida where she continued to gain coaching experience at Fort Walton Beach High School, spending four seasons from 2007-11.
Browning graduated from Lambuth University in 2000 with a degree in Physical Education and Health. She went on to earn her Master’s degree in Health and Human Performance – Wellness in Sports Leadership from Austin Peay in 2016.