Rocky Stinson enters his 7th year at Bryan. Coming from Mid-Continent University in 2009. He lead the Cougars softball program for 3 seasons and guided them during this time to 3 NCCAA National Tournament appearances, Stinson also served the NCCAA as Vice-Chair and continued that role at Bryan, until leaving the NCCAA in 2011.
A native of Hickman County, TN; he spent his playing time at Mid-Continent College, were he competed for 4 seasons as a utility man and finished his senior season as a weekend conference starter for the program and graduated within that time (first in program history). He returned in 2005 to Assist the baseball program and helped lead them to the programs first National Tournament Appearance.
The Lions coming off the best season in the programs history; 31-23 record, runners-up at the conference tournament, and making it to the Opening Round championship site in Montgomery, AL; finishing on technicality to eventual National Champions Auburn Montgomery.
Coach Stinson holds a Bachelors in Psychology and Social Studies from Mid-Continent and a Masters in Human Development and Leadership from Murray State University. He resides in Dayton, TN.
Shanna Chappell enters her second year as assistant coach for Bryan. Chappell graduated in 2014 from Bryan and was a part of the Lady Lions softball team for four years; her freshman year being the first in program history. During her playing days, Chappell earned academic and athletic awards including, 2012, 2013, 2014 AAC Academic All-Conference, 2013 AAC All-Conference Team, and 2012 and 2013 NAIA All-Scholar Team. Chappell finished her senior year as a part of the epic 2014 Bryan season; 31-23 record, AAC Conference Tournament Runner-Up, and making it to the NAIA National Tournament Opening Round.
Coach Chappell has a Bachelors in Politics and Government with a minor in Criminal Justice. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Business Administration with a focus in management.
Chappell is a native of Martin, TN where she attended Westview High School and appeared at the TSSAA Softball State Tournament all four years of her career. She currently resides in Dayton, TN and is engaged to Zach Duncan of Rockwood, TN, a former Bryan baseball player.