Gaye Lynn WilsonVice President
Gaye Lynn Wilson
Gaye Lynn Wilson has served as Vice President of National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) since 2009. In this role, Wilson manages league sponsorships, sponsor and supplier fulfillment and licensing. She also oversees management of the League’s Championship Series and College Draft, - two independent events for NPF that have evolved exponentially since 2009.
She has taken the lead in the development the social media platforms, website, and NPF phone app. During the 2010 and 2011 seasons, Wilson also managed logistics for the league-operated Tennessee Diamonds team. In 2010, Wilson coached the NPF Back to School Tour team, a collection of All-Stars from all four NPF teams, which played exhibition games against university programs.
Prior to joining NPF, Wilson served nine years as instructor and business manager for Club K, the nation’s largest women’s fastpitch softball training facility. Wilson spent 10 years coaching college softball, first at Daytona Beach Community College and then at the University of Florida, where she was brought in to help launch the softball program in Gainesville.
As a coach, Wilson received the NFCA South Region Coach of the Year Award and FCCAA Region Coach of the Year Award. She also led Florida to an SEC Championship and two NCAA Tournament Appearances. Wilson has coached many top-notch players who received awards such as All Conference, NFCA Academic All America and NFCA All America.