Brittney Horan
Brittney Horan
Title: Associate Head Coach
Phone: (989) 837-4385
Email: horanb@northwood.edu
Year: Third Year
Previous College: Central Michigan (2014)

Brittany Horan is in her third season as a coach for the Northwood University softball program. She joined Gregg Sauve’s staff in the summer of 2019. In the summer of 2021, she was promoted to Associate Head Coach. 

The 2021 campaign saw the Timberwolves reach the NCAA Tournament for the second time in program history, ending the year with a 29-16 record. The .644 winning percentage is the fourth-best in program history. NU finished second in the GLIAC in the regular season and reached the GLIAC Tournament finals.

Horan arrived at Northwood after spending nine season at Central Michigan University as both a player and as a coach. She spent five seasons as an assistant coach under longtime head coach Margo Jonker. Her role at CMU including working with the hitters, base running, infield defense as well as serving as the academic coordinator. Several players over her final two years coach at CMU earned individual honors, including seven All-Mac performers, a MAC Freshman of the Year and four All-Region players.

A four-year letterwinner on Jonker at Central Michigan, Horan was named to the MAC All-Freshman team in 2011. She shared the team lead in RBIs in 2013 when the Chippewas won the MAC Tournament Championship and reached the NCAA Tournament.

A native of Rosebush, Michigan and a graduate of Mount Pleasant high school, Horan earned her bachelor’s in Sport Management in 2014 and her Master’s in Sports Administration in 2018.