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 18u 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 2022 she was named the inaugural Joan Joyce Trailblazer award winner by Triple Crown Sports.

Suzy is a 4 star Master coach for the NFCA, an S2 Cognition trainer and mobile lab, OnBase U certified plus a certified Tincher pitching instructor. 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