Lincoln Southwest’s Mark Watt named national high school coach of the year

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Southwest’s longtime softball head coach, Mark Watt, earned an award for his final season.

Watt, who retired last February, was named 2021-22 coach of the year by the National Federation of State High School Associations.

During his 25-year coaching career, he won 579 games and led his teams to four Class A state championships, including one in 2021.

He began coaching at Southwest when the school opened its doors in 2002.

Watt also spent time with the Huskers, serving as a volunteer coach for the softball program.

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