2017 Coaching School Softball Lecturesby THSCA
Carrie Austgen | Deer Park HS
Head Softball Coach at Deer Park High School Educational Background: BS at Texas A & M University / MA at UHCL Coaching for 30 plus years of Softball coaching at the collegiate and High School levels. In the past six years has won Region III Title 4 times bringing home 2 state titles 11 Texas High School District Champ Titles Three Conference Titles and Two Regional titles as Jr College Head Coach Over 600 wins as head coach in High School and Jr College District Coach of the Year 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Texas Sports Writers Assoc. (TSWA) Coach of the Year Honor 2012, 2014 Texas Girls Coach’s Assoc. (TGCA) Coach of the Year and All-Star Coach 2014 Max Preps Coach of the Year 2012 NFCA Master Coach Certification 2012 Voted High School National Fastpitch Coaches Assoc. (NFCA) High School Representative 2012 & 2014
Wade Wilson | Texas Luthern University
Wade Wilson became the head softball coach at Texas Lutheran University on June 2, 2011. The 2017 campaign will mark the sixth year for Wilson at the helm of the Bulldog program, a softball program he’s quickly built into one of the best in all of NCAA Division III. The Bulldogs have won three consecutive Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships and have made three straight trips to the NCAA Division III regional tournament.
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