About Me/Contact Information


Personal and Professional Background

While growing up in Waterloo, Iowa, Suzy was the first female to play in the boys baseball program. She was a 4-sport athlete in high school and was an all-state player in softball, volleyball and basketball. Subsequently, Suzy played softball at the University of Iowa, where she earned a B.S. in Physical Education. Suzy is the founder of the Glory travel organization and she is head coach of VA Glory-Willemssen 16u team. After 8 seasons as the head coach at Lee HS in Springfield, Suzy was named the head coach at O'Connell HS following the legendary Tommy Orndorff. She was named the 2022, 2021 and 2019 VISAA Div1 State Coach of the Year and the team won state championships in 2022, 2021 and 2019. While at Lee, she was named the 2017 Conference Coach of the Year, an honor she also received in 2015.  In 2013 and 2017 Suzy was honored to be a Fairfax County Female Coach of the Year nominee.

Suzy is a 4 star Master coach for the NFCA plus a certified pitching instructor for Denny Tincher and his Fluid Dynamics approach. She has over 40 years of experience either as a player, coach, or teaching professional. Suzy is a nationally known clinician for numerous youth, high school, and college softball camps and events. In addition she leads seminars and workshops in character development through sports. High energy, passion and purpose are her trademarks.

Contact Information:

suzy@suzywillemssen.org                                                                                                                              703-298-8706