Jenny Allard is the head softball coach for Harvard University. Coach Allard is the Ivy League's longest-tenured coach (22nd season in 2016) and one of its most successful, with a 536-400-3 overall record, six Ivy League titles and five NCAA Championship appearances. A top player for the University of Michigan, Jenny ranked in the top four all-time in 15 hitting and pitching categories. Jenny was a four-time All "Big Ten Conference" selection, 1989 Big Ten Player of the Year and D1 All American. Jenny holds a master's degree from the Harvard School of Education and MS in psychology from the Harvard Extension School.
Kaitlin Andrews was a top pitcher and 2012 captain for D2 Stonehill College. In her junior year Kaitlin led the Stonehill Skyhawks with a 1.89 ERA in 81 innings pitched. Kaitlin was one of the top high school pitchers in Massachusetts, leading Hudson High School to a 2007 state championship and setting the school's career strikout record. She has several years experience instructing softball pitching, hitting and defense.
Bobby Barrett is an assistant baseball coach for UMass Boston, responsible for catchers and assisting with hitting instruction. Prior to his current position he coached at Suffolk University for 2 seasons. Bobby was a top player and captain for Suffolk University (2010) as starting catcher, achieving a career .385 batting average. In addition he set the school's single season RBI record and was a D3Baseball.com All-America selection. Bobby instructs catching, hitting, pitching and defense.
Connor Buckley is a former pitcher for the Westfield State University Owls, graduating in 2013. Prior to his college career, Connor was a top player and captain for the Acton Boxborough High School Varsity team. Since 2010, Connor has been a valued member of the AtBats coaching staff, running clinics, camps, and private lessons. Connor is available for pitching, hitting, and defensive instruction for players of all ages and abilities.
Sean Callahan is an assistant baseball coach for UMass Boston focused on hitting and working with catchers. Sean was a three year starting catcher for Framingham State and 2011 captain, earning All-Conference Selections in 2010 and 2011. Sean coached baseball at Watertown HS and for the Watertown Junior Raiders AAU baseball program. He has several years experience providing hitting and catching instruction for new and experienced players.
Sara Cline instructs softball pitching and softball strength & conditioning. Sara brings a unique combination of professional skills and experience to her lessons. She is a licensed Certified Athletic Trainer for Boston Children's Hospital specializing in sports injury prevention, and an accomplished multi-sport athlete (softball, field hockey and basketball). Sara was a top pitcher and hitter for Mater Dei HS, leading her team to a New Jersey state championship in 2008 with 21 wins and a school record 0.67 ERA and 205 Ks. Sara is also the athletic trainer for the Boston Pride professional woman's hockey team of the NWHL.
Danielle Deraney is a softball coach for the Concord Raiders program and former top player and co-captain for Providence College. As a three year starting first baseman for the Friars, Danielle was a 2014 2nd Team Big East All Star, tallying a .319 batting average and .986 fielding percentage. Danielle played for Shrewsbury High School and the Concord Raiders. She instructs softball hitting and infield defense.
Sydney Despres is a top player and Captain for Worcester State University softball (catcher and first base). In 2016 Sydney was awarded the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference "Softball Player of the Year" and "ECAC D3 Player of the Year", leading the Lancers to their second straight MASCAC championship and an NCAA Regionals appearance. She was the 2016 conference leader in batting average (.527), on base percentage (.569), slugging percentage (.992), doubles (20), home runs (13), RBI (49) and total bases (130). Sydney instructs hitting, catching and defense for players of all ages and abilities.
Danielle Edmands instructs softball hitting, catching, defense and conditioning. Dani was a top player for D1 Quinnipiac University softball. A 2016 graduate, Dani was an outstanding catcher and power hitter for the "Bobcats", ranking 4th on the team in OBP and 5th in slugging percentage in her junior year. Dani is also a genuine "AtBats protege", having invested years of hard work and training with AtBats softball instructors on her hitting and catching skills. Dani was a four year All Star and Top Ten Hitter for Algonquin Regional HS.
April Eringis played softball for Merrimack College (catcher and infielder) and was a top player for Central Catholic HS. She is a softball coach for Dracut HS and has coached tournament softball teams since 2006, including the Baystate Bandits 14U and 16U teams (2006-07) and the Concord Raiders 12U team (2008 to 2012). April teaches mathematics and has been instructing softball hitting and catching for several years.
Dan Gambill is the head pitching coach for UMass Boston. As a pitcher for the UMass Beacons, Dan helped the program to their first-ever NCAA New England Region tournament championship and Division III College World Series appearance in 2010. Dan instructs players of all ages and abilities in pitching, pitcher conditioning, throwing, fielding and hitting.
Coach Allie Hardy is the assistant softball coach for Daniel Webster College. Allie was a top pitcher for Worcester Polytechnic Institute (2012), where she earned All-NEWMAC Conference honors and was a 3-time NEWMAC Pitcher of The Week, ending her career with an impressive ratio of 224 strikeouts and only 26 walks. Prior to WPI, Allie was a top pitcher and all-time strikeout leader for Leominster HS. She instructs pitching, hitting, and defense for all ages and abilities.
Madeline Hatch was a top softball player for Wheaton College. A four year starting outfielder, Maddie hit over .380 in her sophomore , junior and senior years and earned high marks for her fielding skills. Her career honors include NEWMAC All-Conference 2nd Team ('14) and 3-time NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ('14, '15, '16). Maddie was a top player and captain for Acton-Boxborough HS ('09-'12), winning 4 consecutive DCL championships and the 2011 D1 North Championship.
Matt Horan is a pro pitcher in the southwest independent Pecos League and was a 2014 league All Star for the Brisbee Blue. Prior to his pro career, Matt pitched for D2 Franklin Pierce University, finishing his senior year with a 2.90 ERA and North East 10 Conference Academic Honor Roll selection. Matt coaches pitching, hitting and defense skills for players of all ages and abilities.
Robyn King is one of the top softball pitching instructors in the region. She holds career records for pitching and hitting at Boston University (2001), and pitched professionally in Europe and with the Stratford Brakettes, where she recorded a 28-4 record and won 3 ASA National Championships. Robyn was also the head coach of the NE Polar Crush elite 18U team.
Zach Mathieu was a top player for Franklin Pierce University and a 2013 draft pick of the NY Mets. He ranks high in the Ravens all-time career hitting numbers with 4th in doubles (55) and 7th in RBIs (128) and 8th in home runs (22). He was a 2013 ABCA All-East Region First Team selection and All-Northeast-10 Conference First Team selection. Zach coaches hitting, infield defense and catching.
Kevin McAvoy is a starting pitcher for the Boston Red Sox AA Portland Sea Dogs. In 2016, his first year of AA, Kevin started 22 games and pitched 116 innings. He was the top starting pitcher for the 2015 high A Salem Red Sox and 2014 Lowell Spinners. Prior to his pro career Kevin played for Bryant University, leading the Bulldogs in strikeouts and innings pitched in 2014, for a conference winning record of 42-16 and NCAA Regional appearance. He coaches pitching and baseball skills for players of all ages and abilities.
Anna Meusel is a pitcher for Saint Michael's College of the D2 "NE10" Conference. Prior to her college career Anna was the captain and a top pitcher for Acton-Boxborough HS. She has been providing lessons and running camps and clinics at AtBats since 2014 and is an outstanding instructor for pitching and general softball skills.
Jamie Millett is an assistant softball coach for Simmons College. As a captain for Merrimack College, Jamie helped lead the Warriors to an 2011 NCAA Div II East Regional Championship and was honored as a 2010 Northeast-10 All-Conference Academic Team selection. Prior to her collegiate career, Jamie was a 5-year Mid-Wachusett League All-Star and a key component of the 2007 Hudson HS state championship. Jamie specializes in hitting, slap-hitting and defensive skills.
Meaghan O’Neal coaches for the New England Diamond Gems softball club and is the head varsity softball coach for Maynard HS. A 2012 graduate of Franklin Pierce University, Meaghan was a top defensive player at 3rd base and strong hitter, leading the team in RBIs in 2010. Meaghan was one of the all-time top softball players for Littleton HS and is an honored member of the Littleton "Athletic Hall of Fame". Meaghan specializes in hitting and defense skills instruction and softball strength & conditioning for players of all ages and abilities.
Kaitlyn Storro was a top softball player for Worcester State University 2012-15. A four year starting outfielder, Katie is among the WSU Lancers career leaders in games, at-bats, base hits and stolen bases, and was a 2013 MASCAC First Team All-Star. Katie instructs softball offense and defense skills for players of all ages and abilities.
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