Cal softball coach Diane Ninemire has guided the Bears to 26 straight postseason appearances and the Women's College World Series title in 2002.

The Sky Above, the Field Below

Cal softball coach Diane Ninemire was Donna Terry's assistant coach for five seasons in Berkeley. But in 1988, Terry passed away. Since then Ninemire has thrived as head coach, with her mentor's influence still alive.

Before Diane Ninemire forged her legacy at Cal, she was Donna Terry’s assistant coach at Texas Woman’s University — but she was also much more than that. She was Terry’s balancing act, her partner in crime and her understudy. Unbeknown to Ninemire, both of their futures would change one day
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