Crowley's Ridge College

Pioneer Softball


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The Crowley’s Ridge College softball program offers female students the opportunity to continue their competitive athletic interests at the intercollegiate level. A goal of the program is to help students develop academically, socially, spiritually, and athletically

Head coach Cindy Henry was named head coach in 2006, and the former Arkansas All-State and All-Star standout from Westside High School in Jonesboro and CRC graduate continues to lead the Lady Pioneers.

Lady Pioneer Field, a professionally built collegiate softball venue, provides a rallying point for the student body to come together and cheer on the Lady Pioneers.

With each practice and game, the Lady Pioneers will be working to make their motto a reality -- “Building a Future, Leaving a Legacy.”

CRC Softball Mission

The Lady Pioneer softball program supports the mission of Crowley’s Ridge College by providing the opportunity for students to grow academically, spiritually, socially, and physically.

Head Coach Cindy Henry’s approach to the game is to focus on fundamentals, attitude, and conditioning. Her coaching philosophy is built from I Corinthians 9:25: “Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last; but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.”

Coach Cindy Henry

Cindy Henry serves as head coach of the Crowley’s Ridge College volleyball and softball teams. She is very familiar with the Lady Pioneer athletic program.

Henry, a 2003 graduate of CRC, transferred to Harding University before finishing her Bachelors Degree in physical education, health, and journalism at Arkansas State University. Henry first joined the CRC staff part-time as director of intramurals in 2005 while completing her undergraduate studies. She became a full-time employee as coach and physical education instructor in 2006. Coach Henry also holds a Masters Degree in Sports Science from The United States Sports Academy.

At CRC, she was a two-sport standout. Her athletic accomplishments include being named twice to the National Christian College Athletic Association All-American volleyball team while leading the Lady Pioneers to a runner-up finish in the NCCAA national championship.

Henry was also a star athlete at Westside High School in Jonesboro, Ark., where she earned All-State honors as a member of the softball team and perennial powerhouse volleyball squad.

Along with working at team camps, Henry also is available for individual workouts and lessons for youth softball, volleyball, and basketball

For more information on Lady Pioneer Softball, contact

Cindy Henry,
Head Lady Pioneer Softball Coach
(870) 236-6901 or