Coach LaRoche was born, raised and educated in South Carolina. He graduated from St. John’s High (John’s Island) and earned a B.A. in English and a Masters in Teaching from the University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC). He became a head tennis coach at W. J. Keenan High in 2004. They had the SC State Player of the Year in 2005 and 2006. In 2006, we won the region title. After moving to the Charlotte area for eight years, Coach LaRoche returned three years ago to W.J. Keenan and he became the head softball coach.