Local Coach Tim Whitman has made it to the list of eight finalists for Coach of the Year. Whitman coaches softball at North DeSoto High. He was recognized recently in Iowa as a finalist for the Coach of the Year by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association.
Whitman has an impressive list of accomplishments during his 20 years as a head softball coach including four times being named state coach of the year by the Louisiana Sportswriters. He has coached six state championship softball teams and one runner up. And Whitman is a member of the Louisiana High School Softball Hall of Fame.