Katie Grimes

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater
Hawaii '10
Coaching Experience
3rd season at NCSU
  • Coaching Experience: 4th season/3rd at NC State.
  • Serves as the hitting coach and also works with the outfielders.
  • Guided the 2014 Wolfpack squad to a team batting average of .275, the best total in school history.
  • Under her direction, State has led the ACC in home runs the past two seasons with 67 in 2014 and 88 in 2013.
  • Renada Davis set a program record with 26 homeruns during the 2013 season thanks to Grimes' assistance.
  • The Pack also led the ACC in slugging percentage with a .491 clip and posted the third-best mark in the league during her first season.

    Earned a B.S. degree in psychology from Hawaii in 2010 and a master's degree in counseling and sport psychology from Boston University in 2012

    Playing Experience:
    Grimes was a four-year starter behind the plate at Hawaii from 2007-10. She helped lead the Rainbow Wahine to a pair of Western Athletics Conference titles, two NCAA regional championships and the school's first-ever berth in the College World Series in 2010. As a senior she batted a career-best .282 with five doubles, 11 home runs, 41 RBI and a .497 slugging percentage.

    Native of Tampa, Fla.

    Conference Championships:
    Two-time conference champion, winning the America East Championship in her first season as a full-time assistant coach at Boston University and the other at NC State in 2013

    Coaching Career:

    2011Boston UniversityVolunteer Assistant
    2012Boston UniversityAssistant Coach
    2013-pres.NC StateAssistant Coach


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