Head Softball Coach
Heather Tarr enters her 13th year at the helm of the Husky program in 2017.
Tarr has compiled an overall record of 443-196-1 with her alma mater. In 2015, Washington made their 22nd consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament and 11th straight under the leadership of Tarr. Eight Huskies were named to the All-Pac-12 academic teams, eight also received All-Pac-12 honors and six were placed on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Pacific Region team.
Tarr shaped an offense that posted one of the best power-hitting seasons in program history in 2015. The Huskies hit a program-record 86 home runs and posted a program-record .582 slugging percentage. Washington also broke records in runs scored (460), RBI (418), walks (269) and on-base percentage (.445).
J.T. D'Amico enters his 9th year on the Washington coaching staff in 2017.
His primary responsibility for the Huskies is serving as the Defensive Coordinator. The Husky defense has seen many of their highest fielding percentage seasons under his guidance. During their 2013 run to Women's College World Series, Washington's defense ranked second nationally in fielding percentage. In 2013, Shawna Wright was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year. In 2011, former Canadian Olympian and UW National champion shortstop Jenn Salling was also named the Pac-10's Defensive Player of the Year.
D'Amico joined the Washington coaching staff in 2009, helping the Huskies to the National Championship. He was a part of the staff that was awarded the National Coaching Staff of the Year by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association in 2009.
Mike Roberts enters his 3rd year as the pitching coach for the Huskies in 2017. In his first season with the Huskies, Roberts helped guide the team to an overall record of 42-17 and the program's 22nd consecutive appearance in the NCAA tournament.
Roberts came to Seattle from the University of Oregon, where he spent the 2014 season as the Ducks' pitching coach. Roberts helped the Ducks to a 56-9-1 overall record, a 20-3-1 Pac-12 mark and the conference title.
Lance Glasoe enters his 7th year on Washington coaching staff in 2017. Glasoe returns to UW after serving as the head coach at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. Prior to that stint, Glasoe was instrumental in helping the Dawgs win the National Championship in 2009.