Al Leaders is retiring as Omaha Marian’s coach after leading the Crusaders for eight seasons.
Leaders, who had previously been an assistant at Millard West, went 141-102 at Marian and reached the Class A state tournament in 2005 and ’07.
Leaders also is stepping aside as an assistant at Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln, a position he has held for the past nine seasons. Leaders also played and coached men’s fast-pitch softball for 23 years before getting into high school coaching.
— Steve Beideck