PLANO WEST WOLVES SOFTBALL COACHES
Mike Ledsome, Head Coach - A graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, Coach Ledsome has been with Plano ISD for 26 years and head coach of the Plano West Lady Wolves Softball program since its beginning in 1999. He was the 2004 Dallas Morning News Coach of the Year and has been named District Coach of the Year for several seasons. He has amassed over 400 career wins with the Plano West Softball program. In addition to his position as the Plano West head softball coach, Coach Ledsome is the Assistant Athletic Director for Plano West and a physical education teacher at Barksdale Elementary. His wife, Cathy, is also a teacher in the district, and they have two children attending PISD schools.
Taylor Johnson, Assistant Coach - Coach Johnson has been an assistant softball coach for the Plano West Lady Wolves since 2016. In addition to softball, she coaches the Freshman A volleyball at Jasper High School and is the Geometry Team Lead on that campus. Coach Johnson played softball for four years at UT Dallas. She recently married her college sweetheart and has a fur baby named Remmi Ray Johnson.
Ashlee Armstrong, Assistant Coach - Coach Armstrong has been at Plano West since 2018. A Plano native and a graduate of Plano Senior High, she started college at UT Tyler where she played softball. She later chose to hang up her cleats and transfer to the University of North Texas her sophomore year. Coach Armstrong currently teaches AP US History. Outside of teaching and coaching, she loves attending sporting events (especially Dallas Stars and Texas Rangers games) with her husband, finding new places to hike, and playing with her two dogs, Dallas and Oakley.
Leland Slagle, Assistant Coach - Coach Slagle is in his first year coaching softball for the Plano West Lady Wolves. He also coaches varsity football for the Wolves and teaches World Geography at Jasper High School. Coach Slagle was in the Army for ten years before becoming a teacher and coach. He graduated from University of North Texas. He is married to his wife, Sara, and they have one daughter named Harper and a fur baby, Charlie. He enjoys the outdoors and watching the Cowboys and Stars.