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Newport Central Catholic High School hires Mark Watts as school’s new fastpitch softball coach

Newport Central Catholic announced its hiring of Mark Watts as its new Fastpitch Softball Coach.

Mark Watts

Watts has been involved in coaching baseball and softball in the Campbell County community for the past 24 years. His coaching experience includes two years with the NewCath Baseball program and eight years with the NewCath Freshman, JV, and Varsity softball teams (including the 2015 freshman team which had a perfect record). Watts returned as a Varsity Assistant Coach of the NCC softball team this past season.

Coach Watts is looking forward to growing the softball program and continuing the development of current and future NCC student-athletes. Watts said, “I am privileged to be given the honor of coaching softball at NCC to continue the winning tradition of this program.”

“Mark has been involved with our softball program for many years and has been a great asset,” said Athletic Director Jeff Schulkens. “I am very confident that he will continue to develop our softball program.”

Coach Watts resides in Cold Spring with his wife, Lisa and their two children, both graduates of NewCath, Jaden ’18 and Jerrod ’22.

Newport Central Catholic High School

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