Dani Bishop
Dani Bishop
Title: Assistant AD for Student-Athlete Welfare, Diversity, & Inclusion / Head Softball Coach
Phone: 617-745-3644
Email: dani.bishop@enc.edu

About Coach Bishop…

Years at ENC: 4 (2016-Present)
Alma Mater: UC-Riverside ‘05
Playing Experience: Played three seasons of softball at NCAA Division I UC-Riverside
Record: 92-70 (overall)

Coaching Experience Before ENC…

2011-15 / Southwestern Community College, Assistant Coach

2009-10 / La Sierra University, Assistant Coach

More About Coach Bishop…

  • Led ENC to the NECC Tournament Championship and first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 2019.
  • Named the NECC Coach of the Year in 2019.
  • Guided ENC to the Commonwealth Coast Conference Tournament twice.
  • Named the Commonwealth Coast Conference Coach of the Year in 2018.
  • Set single-season program-record with 19 victories in 2017 and again in 2018 with 28 wins.
  • Under her tutelage, seven student-athletes have earned All-CCC honors while Lauren Clements was named the 2018 CCC Player of the Year and Elisabeth Schaffer was tabbed the 2018 CCC Pitcher of the Year.
  • Has coached a pair of NFCA All-Region honors as Elisabeth Schaffer and Lauren Weidler earned second team accolades in 2018.
  • At Southwestern CC, Bishop helped the Jaguars to 111 victories and a regional championship in 2012.
  • Served as the head coach of the USSSA Pride’s 12U and 14U squads in 2015 after coaching the White Factory Softball Club’s 12U group from 2013 to 2014.
  • Worked as a pitching and hitting instructor at Canyonside Baseball and Softball Academy in San Diego, California from 2012-16.
  • As a player at NCAA Division I University of California-Riverside, she played catcher and first base and also served as the designated hitter for the Highlanders from 2003-05. Bishop concluded her playing career with an unblemished fielding percentage of 1.000.
  • Bishop graduated from UC-Riverside with a degree in history and went on to earn her Master’s degree in Kinesiology from California Baptist University.
  • Serves as a faculty member in the Sports Management department at ENC.