Donna Papa
UNC Softball Coaching Staff
Head Coach
NFCA Hall of Fame inductee
Five-time ACC Coach of the Year
All-America selections
The NFCA Hall of Fame head softball coach at North Carolina since 1986, Papa has a career record of 1,156-631-5 as a head coach, including 1,127-616-5 at UNC. Ranked 12th in the nation and seventh among active Division I head coaches in career wins, Papa has been named ACC Coach of the Year five times and led the Tar Heels to 12 NCAA Tournament appearances. Inducted into the NFCA Hall of Fame in 2012, Papa enters her 31st season at UNC in 2016.   FULL BIO
Donna J. Papa
Mary Jo Firnbach
Associate Head Coach
Mary Jo Firnbach joined the UNC softball program as associate head coach in 2014.   FULL BIO
Chelsey Barclay
Assistant Coach/Pitching
Chelsey Barclay joined the North Carolina softball progam as the Tar Heels' pitching coach in September 2015.   FULL BIO
Aquilla Mateen
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Following a successful career at North Carolina, Mateen will serve as the Tar Heels' volunteer assistant coach for the 2016-17 season.   FULL BIO
Elly Wagner
Director of Operations
The former Tar Heel will serve as UNC's Director of Operations beginning in January, 2017.   FULL BIO
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