Meet The Coach
Todd Thorstad
Head Softball Coach
Coach Thorstad started coaching the Warrior Softball team in 2000 (349-187 record).  In the past 13 years, Thorstad has guided his teams to six MCAC titles, six Region 13A titles and his teams have placed 4th, 4th, 6th, 6th, 7th and 7th at the NJCAA National Tournament.  His teams have been ranked nationally
each of the past 13 years. Th​orstad is a 10-time MCAC Coach of the Year and a 6-time Region 13A Coach of the Year. He has coached nine  All-American players at Ridgewater. Todd earned his BA degree from St. John’s University and has two MA degrees from St. Cloud State University.  Coach Thorstad also serves as the Athletic Director and as a Physical Education instructor for Ridgewater College.  Thorstad has coached, taught, and directed athletics at the high school (KMS, Lac Qui Parle Valley) and college (SCSU) levels. 
Todd is a native of Danube, MN and lives in Spicer, MN with his wife Michelle, their son Trent, their daughter Sydney and son Ty.

Campus Visit

For a campus visit, contact Todd Thorstad by email at Todd.Thorstad@ridgewater.edu or call him at 320-222-5572.   Visits will include a meeting with coaches, a counselor appointment and a campus tour.


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