As reported Wednesday, former Salisbury softball assistant Kathryn Bachtel replaced Nate King as the Lady Panthers head coach. Bachtel explains how the process developed.

Salisbury claimed the Class 1 state championship with a 4-1 victory against Canton last year. Bachtel outlines her background.

The first-year head coach Bachtel elaborates on the chance to lead her alma mater. asked Bachtel about her coaching style.

Salisbury graduated six seniors from last year’s state title team, including All-State pitcher Bryn Wooldridge.

Bachtel previously assisted Salisbury’s 2018 state runner-up team. The new Salisbury softball head coach debuts at Moberly August 31st. Bachtel and other area coaches preview the season on the KRES Warm-up Show Saturday, August 22nd at 12:30pm.