Noreen Murphy played softball for Harmony Centres from 1980 until 1984, sharing in a Canadian championship victory in 1980 and a silver medal finish in 1983. She has devoted herself to coaching ever since. She coached Saskatoon’s Lorne Lazers, one year as midgets, two years as juniors and five years as seniors. They won five provincial titles. She was assistant coach for six years of the Canadian junior women’s team, which included an appearance in the world championships in Australia in 1991. She coached Team Saskatchewan at Western Canada and Canada Games. She was on the coaching staff of two Canadian teams at the Olympic Games – 1996 and 2004. She was head coach of Canada’s Elite team in 2004 and 2005 and assistant coach in 2006, each of the teams playing in the Canada Cup. She remains on the coaching staff of Softball Canada.