|Area of Distinction:||Administrator / Coach|
Jean Edge left her mark on women's athletics at North Carolina Wesleyan as she coached the first-ever women's basketball team in 1976-77. Having also served as head coach of the volleyball team from 1975-77, she continued to add to her resume by beginning the softball program and coaching them from 1974-77. In fact, the Battling Bishops' softball facility, Edge Field, is named in her honor.
In addition to her coaching tenure, Edge served as a Physical Education professor for the College.