UMaine softball coach Lynn Coutts has been named UM Senior Associate Athletic Director. Mike Coutts has been named softball head coach.

UMaine;s athletic director Karlton Creech announced the promotions Friday afternoon.

Lynn Coutts had been Black Bear softball coach for four years. She played softball at Maine and is a member of the school hall of fame.

In her new role, she will oversee compliance, Title IX, financial aid, student-athlete conduct, among other duties.

Her husband, Mike, had been an assistant coach for softball since 2012. He is a former Black Bear baseball player and assistant coach.