The Daily Illini

Small working behind scenes to find big wins

Illinois’s head coach Mike Small tees off from the first hole during a team practice at the Stone Creek Golf Club in Urbana on April 18, 2012.

May 8, 2016

In Mike Small’s 16 years coaching the Illinois men’s golf team, the team has won seven Big Ten titles and seemingly everything else at least once. As a result, Illinois needed to add a few more trophy cases in the Demirjian Golf Practice Facility since he started. While the Big Ten tournam...

Illinois softball head coach retires

Coach Terri Sullivan celebrates after winning the game against Western at Eichelberger Field on Saturday, May 7, 2011.

By Masaki Sugimoto

June 6, 2015

Terri Sullivan, the inaugural head coach for the Illinois softball program, has stepped down after 16 years at the helm. “I've always loved what I've done,” Sullivan said. “I say I've never worked a day in my life.” The announcement came Thursday morning with a release from the university’...