Al French and his wife, Lori, have six wonderful children. He is a long time Missoula coach who has taught softball, soccer, and whatever other sport his kids have been involved with. He has coached for the Academy for the last five years, and he has his National E coaching license. His enthusiasm and love for the game are contagious to both the players he instructs and the coaches who surround him. Al is often described by his peers as one of the most positive coaches in the business. Year in and year out, he is one of the favorites of the players and parents.