Terry Parlin enters his first season as assistant coach after announcing his retirement from the head coach position in August of 2018.
Parlin, who compiled a 159-198-3 overall record and 85-47-2 mark in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play, was selected as NAC Coach of the Year two times (2011, 2016). He coached a combined 22 NAC All-Conference Honorees, two NAC Rookie of the Years, a NAC Pitcher of the Year and NAC Player of the Year. Parlin also led the Terriers to their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 2017 after winning the NAC Championship that season.
In addition to his softball coaching duties, Parlin has worked in a variety of roles at Thomas as both a coach and athletic administrator. He was head coach of the women's soccer team in 2009 as well as an assistant in 2002 and 2008, and coached the baseball team in 1978. He has served as both an Interim and Assistant Athletic Director, Athletic Facilities Coordinator, Scheduling Coordinator, Event Manager and Athletic Transportation Coordinator.