Heather Tarr Is the Washington Huskies Coach

June 5, 2009

Meet Heather Tarr, a former University of Washington softball player who is now the head coach of the Washington Huskies. See photos, video and a biography of Heather Tarr here.

Heather led the Huskies past the Florida Gators to win the 2009 NCAA national championship for the first time in their history. Washington won the first two championship games to lay their claim to the title.

“It was Florida’s first time appearing in the national championship game in softball while Washington head coach Heather Tarr redeemed herself as she lost in the 1988 national championship game as a member of the Washington Husky softball team.”

Heather Tarr Biography

As a biography, Heather Tarr is 34 years old. She graduated from the Redmond High School before attending the University of Washington. Tarr was a member of the Women’s Professional Fastpitch Softball League’s Tampa Bay Fire Stix. She led the league in fielding percentage.

Tarr is considered to be one of the best female athletes in the history of UW. She earned a lot of honors during her college career. She was named to the Pac-10 All-Conference team and the NFCA All-West Region team for three straight years. She also led the Huskies to a second place finish in the Women’s College World Series.

Heather was named the head coach of the Huskies in 2003.

Check out a video of Heather Tarr below.

Heather Tarr Video
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