Lisa Rude, shown here with Raelyn Webster and Nicole Mulford during introductions at the 2013 state tournament, is returning to the program as the Chickasaws’ head coach.

It’s a ‘return’ of sorts for Chickasaws’ new head softball coach

New Hampton School Board approves Rude to replace the retiring Seelhammer

Lisa Rude isn’t going to lie — she missed coaching softball.

So when New Hampton softball coach Jack Seelhammer announced after last season that he was retiring after 13 seasons at the helm, Rude was more than a little interested.

“I had to figure out if it could work with my schedule because who knows me, knows I’m going to be all in or it isn’t going to work,” she said, “and once I knew I could make it work, it’s something I knew I had to pursue.”

For more on this story see the January 7 Tribune.

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