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Roger Ogden
Sports Information Director, Head Softball Coach

Coach Ogden is entering his third season as Sports Information Director & Head Softball Coach with Lane College. In his second season, Coach Ogden was able to lead the Lady Dragonsí Softball Team to the highest single-season win total in the history of Lane College. He also had two players selected as All-Conference, and he himself was selected as the SIACís Coach of the Year.

Coach Ogden came to Lane from Dyersburg State Community College where he served as assistant softball coach for two years. Along with his college coaching experience, Ogden taught for two years at Dyersburg Middle School and successfully coached competitive travel softball for twelve years, which resulted in two World Series Championships. Coach Ogden also has eighteen years of upper level management in his professional background. In 2006, he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management at Bethel College, now known as Bethel University in McKenzie, TN. In December 2008, Ogden completed his MBA degree with an emphasis in Sports Management at Nichols College in Dudley, MA.

Coach Ogden is married to the former Valerie Hathcock of Ripley, TN. They have one daughter and one grandchild. The Ogdens make their home in Dyersburg, TN.



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