Fontbonne Head Softball Coach Danni Glixman Announces Resignation

Fontbonne Head Softball Coach Danni Glixman Announces Resignation

St. Louis, Mo. - Fontbonne University softball head coach Danni Glixman has announced her resignation. 

Glixman had these words to say on her decision, "This season has been a wonderful learning experience for me. I have decided to take a different direction with my career but I am still 100% a Griffin. I am really thankful for this last year and want to thank the Fontbonne administration for letting Fontbonne be home these last six years."

The first-year coach took the Griffins to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament for the ninth straight year. Fontbonne finished the year 13-23 overall and 11-7 in SLIAC play. 

"Despite Coach Glixman wanting to go a different direction with her career she will always be a huge part of our program and will always be a Griffin," stated Director of Athletics Maria Eftink. "I would like to thank Danni for all of her efforts as a student-athlete, assistant coach, and head coach. Though she will not be in the dugout, I know she will be a constant supporter of Fontbonne Softball for the rest of her life. I wish Danni nothing but success in her future endeavors." 

A job posting for the position can be found here. Please....no phone calls. Due to the high volume of resumes anticipated, Fontbonne University will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of your resume. 

Fontbonne softball has a rich tradition in both academic and athletic excellence. The Griffins have made it to the NCAA Tournament nine times, are 11-time SLIAC regular season Champions and nine-time SLIAC Tournament Champs. Fontbonne has made it to each of the last nine SLIAC tournaments and has been top-ten in grade point average across NCAA Division III, including a top-finish in 2012 and second in 2016. The Griffins have garnered six All-Americans and 20 All-Region players. Detailed records and year-by-year results can be found on our archive page