Tim Torrance Named Madison Lady Cubs Softball Head Coach
Madison, IN: Madison announces Tim Torrance as the new Lady Cubs Softball head coach.
On Wednesday, February 10, 2021 the Board of School Trustees approved the hiring of Madison native and MCHS Alum Tim Torrance as the new Lady Cubs Softball head coach.
“I am ecstatic about this opportunity,” shared Torrance. “This is the kind of coaching position I have always wanted. A solid program rooted in fundamentals, hard-working student-athletes, an elite field, and outstanding facilities - it is just a great opportunity.”
“We had a number of interested candidates but Tim’s experience, passion for the sport, and desire for long-term continued growth and development of our program and student-athletes put him at the top of our list,” shared Madison Athletic Director Joe Bronkella.
Torrance spent the last six years as the head softball coach at Shawe, as well as, coached the volleyball program until joining the Madison staff last fall. “Tim came highly recommended when we had an opening on our volleyball staff this past fall,” Bronkella continued. “He fit in right away with our volleyball staff, worked well with our athletes, and has an approach that we feel is a great fit for the culture we are cultivating within Madison athletics.”
Torrance is a Cub Alum and has been coaching at various levels since graduating from high school. school. “I was really looking forward to taking this spring off and watching all of my grandchildren play sports. Three of them have just moved back and are two are involved in sports at Madison High School and I was excited to be able to watch all of them compete,” Torrance shared. “When the volleyball opportunity presented itself earlier in the year, I felt very fortunate to be able to get involved and contribute. The softball position is truly something very special and I am honored to have been selected. My oldest daughter is on staff as an assistant and my granddaughters are members of the team at Madison. To be able to share this opportunity and our family’s passion for the game of softball with the Lady Cubs and their families is something I treasure. I have an amazing staff and will rely on them and their experience with these young ladies to get up to speed as quickly as possible.”
The Lady Cubs officially start practice on March 8, 2021.