Lady Statesmen Softball Staff

Head Coach
Erica Arnold
Assistant Coach
Ron Miller

Coach Erica Arnold is in her 1st season as the head softball coach at Lincoln Trail College.

 

Arnold graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College where she earned a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and, from Indiana State University a Masters in Special Education and a Masters in Administration. 

 

While attending SMWC, Arnold played on a softball scholarship. During her time there, she was a part of three USCAA National Championship teams (2004, 2005, 2007) and one runner-up (2006). She was named USCAA Academic All-American, USCAA First Team All-American, USCAA National All-Tournament Team, and USCAA Player of the Week. 

 

Arnold then went on to serve as the head softball coach at North Central High School from 2010-2019. She guided the Ladybirds to a 189-62 record. Under her tenure, North Central won six SWIAC conference championships, five sectionals, three regionals, and two semi-states. Her 2015 team won the class 2A state championship. Her 2018 team finished as Class A state runner-up. 

 

Arnold is married to Kyle Arnold, and the couple has one daughter, Brynnlee (7).

Ron Miller graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelors degree in Safety Management Engineering.  He retired from Pfizer Inc. in 2011 as a Clinical and Operations Support Manager.  Miller has 26 years of experience coaching softball that includes recreational league, travel and high school.

Miller was the assistant varsity softball coach at North Central High School (Farmersburg) from 2012-2019. During this time, the team won five conference championships, four sectionals, three regionals and two semi-states. The 2015 team won the class 2A state championship and the 2018 team finished as class A state runner up.

Miller’s travel teams played “A” and Gold level competitively and consistently placed in state tournaments including a state championship and third place finish in an ASA National tournament. He has been a head coach and co-head coach with the same travel team and organization for past twelve years; helping over 80 girls move on to play softball at the D1, D2, D3 and JUCO level.

Miller has also been a board member at Terre Haute Miss Softball America (THMSA) for twelve years. THMSA is a non-profit girls fastpitch organization dedicated to the development of girls ages 4-18.

In 2019, he resigned from the Shelburn Youth League (SYL) board after serving on the board for 24 years. SYL is a local youth league program dedicated to providing recreational league opportunities for boys and girls ages 3-16.

He has been married to his wife Debbie for 34 years. They have two daughters, Danielle 32 and Nicole 30.

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