Stephanie Noel enters her fifth season as an assistant softball coach at Illinois College in 2018.
Noel, a native of Lockport, earned a bachelor’s degree at Carthage College in 2011. She was a standout member of the school’s softball team, where she was a four-year starter and two-time all-conference selection.
Noel resides in Jacksonville.
Payton Cloe enters his third year on the Illinois College softball staff in 2018. Cloe works primarily with the IC pitching staff and catchers.
Cloe had an outstanding career as a fast-pitch softball pitcher, winning three ASA state championships with the Vandalia Freight and two ASA national championships. He also played with Nokomis Fastpitch in 2010 and won an ASA state title.