Michelle Cote begins her fourth year in the dugout for the Worcester State softball team.
In 2011, Cote helped guide the squad to its first-ever MASCAC Tournament Championship and to its first NCAA Tournament berth since 1987.
In her inaugural season, Coach Cote helped guide the 2010 Lancers to their first winning season since 2002, their first MASCAC Tournament since 2004 and to the New England Division III ECAC Tournament.
Coach Cote, was a standout defensive first baseman Assumption as she finished with a career batting average of .457 and .690 slugging percentage and was also ranked among the leaders in runs (113), hits (205), singles (143), doubles (35), triples (9), home runs (18), stolen bases (52), runs batted in (128) and batting average (.457).
Coach Cote was selected a first-team Northeast-10 All-Conference in all four years and three times (1993, 94, 95) she was named to the ECAC Division North and New England Intercollegiate Softball Coaches Association teams. She was team Most Valuable Player and captain in 1995. Coach Cote batted .393, .547, .470 and .475 and she hammered nine homers with 47 runs batted in during her senior year.
Coach Cote has also served as an assistant softball coach at Nichols (1999), an assistant basketball coach with the South Central Sharks (Oxford, MA) (2000 01) and with the South Central Xplosion (Thompson, CT) (2006) softball team.
Coach Cote recieved her BA in Psychology in 1995 and she also went to high school at Coyle-Cassidy in Taunton.