Genee McRath joined the Tiger softball coaching staff in the fall of 2019. McRath comes to Tennessee State after spending over 13 years as a coach and private instructor.
McRath has specialized in hitting, throwing, fielding, catching and base-running instruction during her time as a clinician. She has also worked with prospective players on all aspects of the game. Preparing athletes both physically and mentally to be strong.
McRath began her coaching career as a volunteer assistant at Lemoyne-Owen College in 2008. The following year she served as the head coach at Kirby High School in Memphis, Tenn.
After moving to middle Tennessee, McRath became the head coach at St. Cecilia High School from 2010-11. She followed with stops at Battle Ground Academy and Ensworth Academy as an assistant.
McRath graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice and English. The Memphis native was a member of the Rebels softball team and served as a member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) where she represented 450 student-athletes, organized community service projects and career development for student-athletes.
McRath resides in Franklin, Tenn. with her husband Gerald and her two children, Cademorgan and Blake.