Bill Stohr

Bill Stohr

Coaching Staff / 2016-2017

Team: Varsity Softball
Position: Head Coach
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Coaching Bio

Coach Stohr is entering his 22nd year of teaching and coaching. He has coached football, soccer, golf, baseball, and most recently softball.

Stohr is taking over the softball program for the 2016-2017 season. This is his third stint as coach for the Hawks. He is aimed at rebuilding the softball program. In 2003, he was a part of the coaching staff which guided the team to the state championship.

Several players have went on to the collegiate level to play softball. Players have played for schools such as Georgia Tech, Southern Miss, Armstrong, Alabama A &M, Columbus State, Georgia College and State,  just to name a few. He coached one player who represented Puerto Rico in the Olympics and she also played professionally with the Chicago Bandits.

Coach Stohr grew up in Dunwoody, Georgia and attended Dunwoody High School. He was All-State in baseball and football. His senior year he made the Braves “400” Club and was chosen for the North Metro Atlanta All Star Team in baseball. Also, he was recognized when he made the All County Team for the Atlanta area and he was nominated to the 3rd team All American by the magazine “Bigger, Faster, Stonger.

Stohr chose baseball over football for college. He played at West Georgia University for four years. His position was outfield, first base, and pitcher. He likes to tell how he got to pitch against Hall of Famer Frank Thomas. After college, he was drafted by the Detroit Baseball Club. He spent two seaons in the minor league and then was released.

Coach Stohr is married to the former Donna Gayle Irvin. He has three children. Their names are Sarah, Lexie, and Sam.

He believes in outworking the competition and hopes his players will follow suit.