Head Softball Coach
Nickie Madden started at Rose State College in August 2011 and has since coached 26 NJCAA Division I All-Region athletes; 1 NJCAA All-American and 11 NJCAA Division I All- Academic athletes. Under her guidance, 36 student-athletes have gone on to play softball at 4-year Institutions including the 2014 Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Year, Randi Yousey.
Nickie, a native of South Africa, has represented South Africa in several international competitions including tours to Europe and Japan. She played collegiate softball at Texas Woman’s University; and during her time there she was a two-time NFCA Division II All-American and a two-time Division II All-Academic Scholar Athlete. She graduated with a Bachelors in Kinesiology with a minor in Business Administration. In April 2008, Nickie was inducted into the Texas Woman’s University Hall of Fame.
Before coming to Rose State College; Nickie was the first Director of Softball Operations at the University of Oklahoma; which included 3 trips to the Women’s College World Series and was on staff as the OU Regional Coaching Staff of the year for 2002, 2003 and 2004. While at OU, she completed her Master’s degree in Human Relations.
Nickie lives in Yukon with her husband Brian Madden, Assistant Softball Coach at Southern Nazarene University along with her 10-year old son, Aiden and 2-year old daughter, Mackenzie.
Assistant Softball Coach
Randee Milam enters her fifth season as an assistant coach for the Rose State College softball team.
Milam joined the Raiders staff after completing three season as a graduate assistant at East Central University. She completed a collegiate pitching career at ECU in 2011. In four seasons with the Lady Tigers, Milam compiled a 3.56 ERA in 482.3 innings pitched. She appeared in 100 games, staring in 26, and threw 35 complete games in her time at ECU. Milam struck out 392 batters and allowed just 528 hits in 1822 batters faced.
The Del City, Okla., native also saw action at the plate 76 times with the Lady Tigers. She garnered 11 hits, 13 hits including four doubles and a home run.
Prior to her time with ECU, Milam spent her prep career at Del City High School, where she was named all-conference, all-district and honorable mention all-state honors.
Milam earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education in December 2012, from East Central University. She is married to David Milam, they have two daughters, Kiley and Riley.