Froboese is in her fifth season as the head of the first-ever intercollegiate softball program at Southwestern. Southwestern has quickly become a powerhouse despite having a young program. They have earned a spot in the SCAC Conference Tournament every year, entering as the #1 seed in the West twice. In 2010 Southwestern won the conference title and earned a bid to the NCAA Regional, advancing to the NCAA Regional Semifinal before falling to eventual national champion East Texas Baptist University 3-2.
Coach Froboese was named SCAC Coach-of-the-Year for three consecutive years (2009, 2010, 2011) and earned her 100th win in the 2009 season with a 10-9 victory over Trinity at home on April 11th. She has coached four First Team All-SCAC selections, six Second Team All-SCAC and 12 All-SCAC Honorable Mention as well as three NFCA All-Region, one NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team and 11 SCAC All-Tournament Team players.
Froboese comes to Southwestern after spending four years at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, TX. During her tenure at Howard Payne, she posted an overall record of 85-65, 67-37 in conference play. Froboese led the team to a 21-13 overall record in her first season at the helm and built the program up to a 28-win season in 2007, the most wins in program history.
In 2004, the Lady Jackets led all of NCAA Division III in doubles 69. In four years, Froboese produced three West All-Region players, 27 All-Conference selections and nine National Fastpitch Coaches Association Academic All-Americans. Also, during her tenure her players had a graduation rate of 100 percent.
Prior to her time at Howard Payne, Froboese spent two years as an assistant coach at her alma mater, Stephen F. Austin State University. A 2001 graduate of SFA, she finished her career in possession of four batting records. Froboese struck out just 10 times in 601 collegiate at-bats. During the 2001 season, she set a single-season hit record with 67 base hits. She also set career marks with 98 runs batted in, 36 doubles and 123 runs scored. In 2001, she was named the Southland Conference Utility Player of the Year.
Froboese earned a Bachelor's degree in kinesiology and holds a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from SFA.
|2004||Howard Payne||21-13||19-9 (ASC)|
|2005||Howard Payne||18-22||15-13 (ASC)|
|2006||Howard Payne||18-18||16-8 (ASC)|
|2007||Howard Payne||28-12||17-7 (ASC)|
|2008||Southwestern||-||-||Did not compete|
|2009||Southwestern||19-16||9-3 (SCAC)||SCAC West Champion, SCAC Coach-of-the-Year|
|2010||Southwestern||33-13||10-4 (SCAC)|| SCAC
SCAC Co-Coach-of-the-Year, NCAA Regional Semifinal
|2011||Southwestern||29-15||13-3 (SCAC)||SCAC West Champion, SCAC Coach-of-the-Year|
||192-127||111-51 (44-14 SCAC)|