Katie Neubauer was named an assistant softball coach for Tusculum in the fall of 2019.
Most recently, Neubauer was a graduate assistant coach at the University of Indianapolis under long-time head coach Melissa Frost. For the Greyhounds, she assisted in running all aspects of the NCAA Division II program. Neubauer helped plan the daily practices while instructing both the offense and defense. She managed and monitored the student-athletes’ academic progress, alongside managing the fundraising budget. Neubauer assisted with travel arrangements, community service projects, field maintenance, organization of camps, recruiting, scouting, equipment management, and various in-office tasks. UIndy appeared in two consecutive regional tournaments during Neubauer’s tenure, along with a 2019 Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) regular season championship. The Greyhounds were ranked in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Top-25 poll for seven straight weeks in 2018 and 11 consecutive weeks during the 2019 season.
Neubauer played for three seasons at Roosevelt University as a shortstop, third baseman, and pitcher under Amanda Scott and Lauren Lappin. (Scott now coaches at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, while Lappin is the head coach for the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Chicago Bandits and Scott’s assistant coach at UMSL.) She spent the 2017 season as a student assistant coach, helping to run the NAIA program by organizing, scheduling, and managing the team. Neubauer aided in the success of the student-athletes’ in the classroom and on the field, including instructing the offense, defense, and pitchers.
Neubauer also played the 2013 season at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside as a pitcher and third baseman.
Outside of college athletics, Neubauer also has worked as a softball trainer and mentor to young athletes (ages 8-18) since 2011. She specifically instructed hitting and pitching. Neubauer also coached teenagers for three years (2014-17) as a part of the Kane County Xplosion Travel Softball Organization. She additionally assisted with the college recruitment process by communicating with collegiate coaches and helped schedule camps.
A 2017 graduate of Roosevelt University, Neubauer obtained a bachelor of arts in biology and psychology at the Chicago, Illinois school. She also holds a master of arts degree in psychology from the University of Indianapolis, dated in 2019.