The Leon High School Softball Coaching Staff


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Head Coach Sonja Reed

Coach Reed is in her first year as Leon's Head Coach. She is also a Special Education teacher at Leon. Coach Reed played pitcher and short stop at Covenant College from 2009-2011, and received her Bachelor's and Master's in Special Education from Florida State University, and her Master's in Educational Leadership from University of West Florida. Coach Reed was the Assistant Softball Coach at Wakulla High School from 2014-2019.

Assistant Coach: Derrick Richardson

Coach Richardson is in his fifth year with the Lady Lions program. He received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Florida A&M University. While in college, Coach Richardson played catcher and third base on the baseball team and later became an assistant coach for several years. He brings a wealth of knowledge, fundamental skills set, and time management to the program. 

Assistant Coach: Mallory McGinnis

Coach McGinnis is in her first year with the Lady Lions program. She is also a Special Education teacher at Leon. Coach McGinnis played high school softball at Chiles High School, and received her Bachelor's in Special Education from Western Governors University. She has also been a CrossFit coach at CrossFit Tallahassee for 6 years. She will focus on the program's strength and conditioning.