Becky Marx Keogh
Becky  Marx Keogh

Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

Alma Mater:
Michigan, 2007


Softball Staff to Offer Summer Clinics

Three-day catching and hitting clinics to be held June 17-19

Becky Marx Keogh brings her second season to a close with the UIC softball program, where she serves as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. She joined the staff in 2013-14 with six years of coaching experience at Michigan and Indiana and after winning a national championship in 2005 with the Wolverines.

In her first season with the Flames, Marx Keogh helped the offense obtain a team batting average of .300, with four players hitting above the mark in Natalie Hernandez (.413), Paige Peterson (.404), Jacki Fletcher (.362) and Jenna Marsalli (.339).

A standard was set for the 2015 campaign, as another quad joined the .300+ club in Tiana Mack-Miller (.371), Laura Swan (.331), Eleni Polites (.318) and Paige Peterson (.302). Mack-Miller's offensive prowess paid off and she was named the Horizon League Freshman of the Year while earning distinction on the First Team All-League, All-Freshman Team and NFCA All-Great Lakes Region Second Team.

Marx Keogh began her playing career at Loyola (Chicago) and was a two-year starter in 2003 and 2004, where she set the single-season RBI record and was a first team all-Horizon League selection and earned all-tournament accolades. She then served as the starting catcher at Michigan in 2005 and 2006. She led the Wolverines to a National Championship in 2005 and was named a 2006 NFCA All-American Catcher.

During the 2006 season, she also led Michigan offensively with the highest batting average, most home runs, RBI and slugging percentage. She was named to the all-Big Ten tournament team after hitting .545.

Following her playing career, she served as a volunteer assistant coach at Michigan from 2008 until 2011, before spending two seasons on the Indiana coaching staff.

During her six years of coaching experience in the Big Ten, Marx Keogh was named a NFCA One-Star Master Coach, she won four-straight Big Ten titles (2008-11), was a three-time (2008, 09, 10) member of the NFCA Great Lakes Region Coaching Staff of the Year and made a World Series appearance in 2009.

A native of St. Joseph, Mich., Marx Keogh earned a degree in secondary education from Michigan in 2007. She then earned her master's degree in kinesiology with a focus on sports management from Michigan in 2009. Marx Keogh and her husband, Ed, have a daughter, Evelyn and a son, James.