Varsity Softball

High School Softball

Welcome to Grace Athletics


1st Team All District: Mia Turner, Morgan Sumrall, Grace Sutton, Rylan Lafaitt
2nd TeamAll District: Brianna Redding, McKayla Camp, Makayla Cauley
Honorable MentionAll District: Addison Sceroler, MaryGrace Murphy
District Defensive Player of Year: Mia Turner
District Freshman of the Year: Grace Sutton
Honrable Mention All State: Mia Turner, Morgan Sumrall
Mickey Akin

Mickey Akin

Head Coach

Coach Akin has been part of the Grace athletic program since 2006. He is starting his 15th season as the Varsity Offensive Line coach, and also previously coached Outside Linebackers for two seasons. In addition to coaching football, Coach Akin has been a part of the Cougar Softball program since 2011, serving as the junior high head coach for four seasons, and has been the Varsity Head Softball coach since 2014. Coach Akin earned a B.A. in Music from East Texas Baptist University, and a Master’s in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Anita, have two daughters, Ashlyn, who is a first year law student at Texas A&M Law School in Ft. Worth, and Haleigh Grace, who is a sophomore at ETBU in Marshall.

Kendall Fox

Kendall Fox

Assistant Coach

Kendall has worked in the middle school since 2010 at Grace Community School. He has taught sixth grade P.E and coached high school baseball, softball, and football during his time at the school. Kendall has received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Tyler. He is happily married to Emily Fox and they both work with the student ministry at Grace Community Church.