Christie Ward enters her fifth season as an assistant coach with Georgia Southwestern softball. She is also the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance 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.