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Softball Coaches

David Russo, Head Coach


David Russo has come home. Russo, the newly-named coach of the Wallace Community College-Dothan Lady Govs, is a former outfielder for the Govs baseball team. After 24 years of coaching baseball at universities and other community colleges, he quickly answered the call to return to the Wiregrass.

Russo coached baseball at several colleges and universities, most recently at Jefferson State Community College and Snead State Community College. His coaching journey has included multiple trips to regional championship tournaments, building an athletic program from the ground up, and being named “Coach of the Year” in 1993 and 1994 by the Association of Mideast Colleges.

Coach Russo may be reached at 334.556.2216 or


Clair Goodson, Assistant Coach

Clair Goodson is a graduate of Charles Henderson High School in Troy, Alabama. She attended Northwest Florida State College on a softball scholarship, transferring to Auburn University to pursue a degree in mathematics. After coaching and teaching at the high school level, she moved back near her home town to assist Coach David Russo in leading the Lady Govs Softball Team. Clair has coached successful teams of all ages throughout the beginning of her career and works with assists many universities with their softball camps.
Claire Goodson may be reached at 334.556.2472 or