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About Raider Softball

Donnie Tizzano is the new head softball coach at Central Lakes College.

Tizzano has spent the last 5 years as the head coach at Willow
Canyon high school in Surprise, AZ where he compiled a 80-70 record
leading the Wildcats to the state tournament on two separate occasions.
Under his tutelage, the team set records in a
number of offensive and defensive categories. In addition to the team's
success, Tizzano has helped thirteen players continue their playing
careers in college.
Prior to becoming the head coach at Willow Canyon, Donnie served
as the assistant coach for years. During that time Willow Canyon earned
their first state playoff victory.

Tizzano also founded the Surprise Thunder baseball and softball
club which currently has four softball teams and four baseball teams
competing in a number of different age groups.

Donnie Tizzano graduated from Shadow Mountain high school in
Phoenix, Az where he played baseball for four years. Tizzano continued
his playing career at Central Lakes College in the early 1990's. He
graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelors
degree in Special Education in 2009.

Tizzano is currently a special education teacher at Pequot Lakes
high school. He also resides in Pequot Lakes with his wife Angie
Tizzano and their three sons Anthony (14), Dominic (9), and Alexander (7).

Assistant Coaches
Ray Austin