New Softball Coach at Lee-Scott Academy: Tina Deese

Lee-Scott Academy is excited to announce the hiring of Coach Tina Deese as head softball coach.

Coach Deese was a pitcher for Florida State University in college, and was the pitching coach there from 1985 – 1986. She started the softball program at Huntington College in 1988, and remained there for eight years leading the Hawks to seven straight winning seasons and was named “NAIA Coach of the Year” in 1992. She was hired at Auburn University in 1997 to begin their softball program, and over the next 18 years led the program to nine NCAA Regional Tournaments and was named the “SEC Coach of the Year” in 2002.

She has coached at Beauregard High School as an assistant softball coach and most recently was the head softball coach at Opelika High School.

“We are honored to have Tina join the coaching staff at Lee-Scott Academy and continue to lead our softball program. She is committed to building leaders both on and off the field, and we are excited to welcome her as a Warrior”, Dr. Stan Cox, Head of School.

Deese and her husband, Alan, have a son, Kyler and a daughter, Jessi.

Please join us in welcoming Coach Deese to Lee-Scott Academy!


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