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Don Thacker

Don Thacker joined out team as a Fastpitch Softball Coach.  Having played both baseball and softball, he concentrated his focus on Fast pitch softball.  In his past, Don has coached teams within both Ohio Wolfpack and Ohio Lasers organizations, leading to many championships.  Throughout his over 18 years of coaching he has developed many players that would later scholarship and play at the Division-1 and other college levels.  


Though Don coaches all positions in softball, Don has created an expertise in Fastpitch pitching. He has been a coach of Fastpitch pitching for the past 10 years. Training his own daughter Tara in Fastpitch pitching, she went onto to winning four straight State of Ohio Division-1 softball championships, pitching three of the four state title series for North Canton Hoover High School.  Tara went onto playing a successful softball career at Northern Illinois University.


Don has built his expertise of pitching through study and participation in Doug Finch pitching clinics, several college clinics, as well as his own study of physics and pitching techniques.  Most of all, his training is practical, excelling, and develops players for the next level. He coaches players at all levels from beginning to college.



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