Roy Young

Born and raised in Tacoma, Roy Young has placed his stamp on the local youth baseball scene.

 

Roy was an infielder at Mount Tahoma High School from 1972-74, graduating in í74, and he attended the University of Washington, graduating in 1979.  While a college student, Roy played slowpitch softball for Tiptonís Carpet Service. From 1980-91, he played modified fastpitch for Angleas and Pedersonís.

 

As a teacher in the Tacoma School District, Roy has coached a number of youth sports in the Puget Sound area, including soccer at his alma mater. He served as Mt. Tahomaís softball coach from 1982-84 and took the head baseball coach job at Henry Foss High School in 1988. He continues as the schoolís baseball coach.

 

Besides high school coaching, Roy coached the Tacoma Dodgers in summer baseball from 1989-94 and the Foss American Legion team from 1995-2001.

 

Not many can claim that they teach diving, which Roy has done for the Tacoma School District since 1982.