Coaching Staff

Jennifer Fenton Maloney, Head Varsity Coach

Coach Maloney earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from The University of Alabama in 2013, and teaches 3rd grade at Abney Elementary. This is her fifth year as Head Coach in the North Paulding softball program.

Coach Maloney graduated from Kennesaw Mountain High School in 2008. After graduation, she went on to  play softball for The University of Alabama from 2008-2012. While at Alabama the team earned many accomplishments:

  • University of Alabama – NCAA National Champions – 2012
  • University of Alabama – SEC Regular Season Champions – 2010, 2011, 2012
  • University of Alabama – SEC Tournament Champions – 2011, 2012

While at Alabama she earned many individual accomplishments:

  • SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year – 2012
  • SEC Player of the Week – March 19, 2012
  • Easton Alabama Challenge Tournament MVP – 2010 and 2012
  • First Team All-SEC Softball – 2012
  • SEC All-Tournament Team – 2010, 2011, 2012
  • NCAA Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team – 2012
  • NFCA – All-South Region – First Team – 2012
  • NFCA – All-South Region – Second Team – 2011
  • NFCA All-American – Third Team – 2012Easton All-American – Second Team – 2012
  • NCAA Division 1 Record – All Time Consecutive Stolen Bases (74)
  • NCAA Division 1 – # 4 Nationally in Runs Scored – 2012
  • NCAA Division 1 – #5 Nationally in Stolen Bases – 2012

Suzannah Kutney Seal, Assistant Varsity Coach

Coach Suzannah Seal NPHSCoach Seal earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Studies Education from Kennesaw State University in 2013, and teaches American History at NPHS. This is her fourth year as an assistant in the North Paulding softball program and her eighth season of coaching softball.

She previously served as the Head Middle School coach and Assistant Varsity coach at Prince Avenue Christian, where she helped lead the PAC varsity team to 3rd in the state in 2010. Coach Seal continued her coaching career at Allatoona High School as the Head JV coach in 2012 and 2013. As an assistant, Coach Seal has helped guide her varsity teams to two Elite Eights and two regional championships.

She has been voted 5-AAAAA Region Assistant Coach of the year twice (2012 and 2013).

A 2008 graduate of Collins Hill High School, Coach Seal played high school softball and continued her softball career at Lagrange College. While at LaGrange, her team won the Great South Athletic Conference Championship in 2009. Following an injury-shortened career, she went on to pursue a degree in education and begin her coaching career.


Mark Sullins, Head JV Coach

Coach Sullins NPHS SoftballCoach Sullins has been coaching Girls’ Fastpitch for the past 14 years. He is currently coaching the Georgia Impact’s 18s team. In his coaching career he has carried four different age groups, 12s, 14s, 16s, and 18s, to ASA Nationals eight different times.

Before moving to Paulding County, Coach Sullins was a community coach for four years at Darlington School in Rome, Georgia.

During his coaching career, he has attended and completed numerous NFCA (National FastPitch Coach Association) classes. Coach Sullins has attended many college coaches clinics were he’s been able to network and have players recruited to play ball in college. During his time as a travel ball coach, he has been fortunate to see many of his players get college scholarships to play at the next level.

Coach Sullins is married with three children: two girls, Taylor and Shay, and son, Drew. His wife, Pam Sullins, is a teacher at North Paulding High School (Marketing Management Pathway, DECA Advisor). Coach Sullins is an entrepreneur, and has built businesses in industrial cleaning: Sullins Enterprises; and a restaurant: Big-Un’s Biscuits.

Annie Bolton, Assistant JV Coach

Coach Bolton NPHS SofballCoach Bolton earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia Communication from Georgia Southern University in 2012. She then worked in the television industry for two years before a visit to her sister’s second-grade classroom sparked her passion for teaching. Combining her love of literature with her desire to teach, she earned her MAT in English Education from Kennesaw State University in 2016. She teaches World Literature and British Literature at NPHS.

Coach Bolton spent her childhood and adolescence playing competitive travel softball. Due to a recurring arm injury, she played her last season at Lassiter High School in 2004. She has maintained her love for the sport and is excited to begin her coaching career with the Wolfpack.

 

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