The Nebraska Athletic Department announced Sunday evening that effective immediately, Husker softball coach Rhonda Revelle has been reinstated by NU Athletic Director Bill Moos. Revelle was placed on administrative leave in early July after student-athletes raised concerns to the athletic department regarding Revelle.
“Our student-athletes’ well-being will always be the top priority at the University of Nebraska, Moos said in a press release. “Members of our softball team brought forward concerns regarding Coach Revelle and we took their concerns very seriously and initiated a comprehensive review.
“After reviewing the findings, I have concluded that Coach Revelle will continue to lead our softball program. Coach Revelle and her staff understand the seriousness of the student-athlete concerns and are committed to providing a complete and positive student-athlete experience on the field, in the classroom and in life.”
Revelle, who will be entering here 28th with the Huskers, is the winningest coach in the history of Nebraska athletics, male or female. She is a member of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Hall of Fame as well as the Nebraska Softball Hall of Fame.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve as the Head Coach of the University of Nebraska Softball Team,” Revelle said in a statement. “I also want both to recognize and thank the University of Nebraska leadership for their steadfast commitment to and unwavering support of this softball program.
“I love this state. I love this University. I love this team. I am so ready for and I am looking forward to Nebraska Softball growing strong and better together during the 2019-2020 season.”
The release did not provide any further details about the concerns that were raised by student-athletes. Additionally, Moos, Revelle, nor any Husker softball players will be made available to the media.
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