LUKE DARRAHInstructorLuke has been involved in the local softball scene for more than 40 years.
Coach Luke Darrah has been involved in the local softball scene for more than 45 years. He has spent 29 years coaching high school softball in the Summit/Portage County area. He led Archbishop Hoban to a state title in 1991. He has won two Coach of the Year honors and never had a losing season during his outstanding coaching career. Coach Darrah also spent 35 years playing men’s fast pitch softball. As a pitcher during his playing days, Coach Darrah participated in 14 A.S.A national tournaments. He was an A.S.A All-American in 1994 and was inducted into the Summit County Softball Hall of Fame in 2005. Coach Darrah is currently the Head Softball coach at Theodore Roosevelt High School.
MIKE DARRAHInstructorMike, a graduate of Rootstown High School, has played professional baseball for the Slippery Rock Sliders,
Mike Darrah has enjoyed an outstanding career at Division II West Liberty State University in West Virginia. A graduate of Rootstown High School, Mike has also played professional baseball for the Slippery Rock Sliders, the Utica Brewmasters and the Washington Wild things. While at West Liberty, Mike was a four year starter and a three-year All-West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference performer. He led the Hilltoppers in batting average, hits and runs batted in his senior year. He played numerous positions in college, including posting a 10-1 pitching record in his final season. He was also was a three-year letter winner in football at West Liberty, where he played safety and quarterback.