Teresa Thompson has been named the new head coach of the Pella High softball team.

Thompson replaces Robin Llewellyn, who resigned after leading the Lady Dutch the last two summers.

Pella went 8-27 this past season.

Thompson has been an assistant for the green-and-white the last two years. She was an assistant at Central College from 1999-2006, including the national championship run in 2003, and she played for the Dutch from 1993-1996.

She is also a guidance counselor at Pella High School.