Christie Ward enters her sixth season as an assistant coach with Georgia Southwestern softball. She is also the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Senior Women's Administrator at Georgia Southwestern State University.
Ward is a former member of the Lady ‘Cane softball program from 2001-2003. She was a two-time All-Conference and an All-Region centerfielder for the Blue & Gold. Off the field, Ward was also a two-time Academic All-American. During her final two seasons of eligibility at GSW, Ward started in all 103 games, hit .309 with six doubles, three triples and 49 RBIs.
Prior to Americus, Ward was a member of the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College softball program. She was a member of the nationally ranked Fillies team and was also an Academic All-American at ABAC.
The Americus native graduated magna cum laude from Georgia Southwestern with a B.S. in Political Science. She later graduated from John Marshall Law School in 2007.