India owns Slapper Nation and is considered one of the top professionals in softball providing professional instruction and managing travel teams. She was a very successful player who executes the skill of slapping as good as anyone.
Crystl founded Ruthless Softball and enjoys developing softball players all over the country. She organizes and manages travel teams all over the United States and is hands on development with her athletes. Crystl enjoyed a storied college, Olympic and professional career regarded as one of the best power hitters to every play.
Iyhia was a former SEC Softball Player of the Year and 1st Round pick of the NPF. Iyhia has earned her Masters Degree and is teaching and coaching volleyball and softball at a high school in Texas. Iyhia also acts as Athletic Director and serves many needs in leadership roles.
Lynn is a former All American player who was the Head Coach for the Maine Black Bears for many years. Lynn is now the Deputy Athletic Director for the University of Denver. Lynn and her husband Mike have been involved in owning training facilities, coaching and administration for over 30 years.
Rob Crews is a former professional baseball player who immersed himself in combining technology and kinetic movements into improving human performance. Rob is an expert in identifying human movement flaws and providing corrective movement exercises to impact the success of his athletes. Rob has provided high level instruction for many colleges and professional organizations and continues to lead the way in integrating technology in development with athletes.
Suzy is a very passionate teacher of the game! She founded the VA Glory and has many teams in the Northern Virginia area. Suzy played at University of Iowa and has been a HS Coach and organization owner for many years. Suzy loves to integrate multiple professionals who have a specific expertise consistently exposing her athletes to the best instructors in the country. Suzy gets the best out of the athletes and creates ongoing opportunities for her athletes to succeed.
Mike is currently the Head Coach of the Maine Black Bears Softball Program. He is entering his 7th year leading the team. Mike has owned facilities and provides a great instructional mindset in developing athletes. Mike played baseball for the Maine Black Bears , was an assistant coach with the Baseball team and served as an assistant to his wife Lynn Coutts on the Softball Team before taking over as the Head Coach. Mike has years of experience coaching in the Cape Cod League and will bring that experience to the CCSL acting as a coach of the coaches.
Paula has been leading the St. Cloud State Softball program for over 20 years and has produced many great teams! Paula was a great player and has made a major impact to many college softball players who appreciate her holistic development approach. A passionate softball coach, Paula is excited to provide guidance and assistance to the CCSL ensuring success in the development of the league.
Charlie plays for the legendary A King and His Court which has traveled the world competing as a 4 man team against teams who have a complete roster. Charlie is the Head Softball Coach at William Peace University and has been there for 23 years. Charlies owns Grand Slam USA in Raleigh, NC. Charlie provides great vision as a player and a coach that will benefit all parties involved with the CCSL.
Lincoln was a professional baseball player and a Major League Scout for many years before making a major impact in the world of softball. Lincoln works with many universities and top-tier players providing instruction and development programming. Lincoln is able to quickly identify and impact a players flaw and allow them to take ownership of their skill execution which allows mastery of skill.
Joyce is a Hall Of Fame Coach from the University of South Carolina. Joyce has a deep passion for the game and is a master at getting the best out of her athletes. A great player in her day she put up incredible numbers leading a college program that produced great results. Joyce provides oversight and improves the foundation of the league identifying key elements that need attention.
Leah is an Olympic Gold Medalist who has a strong faith and makes a daily impact on athletes all over the world. Leah has many personal accomplishments and uses her platform to provide a great message to athletes who need assistance in managing the daily struggles life presents. Leah is a great teacher of the game and provides a unique skillset to impact athletes .
Tina Whitlock was an All American Collegiate player who was also a head coach at the DI and DII level. Tina most recently served as a 4th assistant coach in the St Louis Cardinals Organization. Like Leah, Tina has a strong faith and provides guidance and leadership to many athletes across the country. Tina has a great ability to connect with her athletes and instruct in a manner that the athletes can implement in competition.
Carrie was a great player at the University of South Carolina who today acts as the USSSA State Director for Softball and works with the Lexington Recreation Department . Carrie provides personal lessons and assists program throughout the State of South Carolina with resources needed for their development. Carrie was a catcher who has the vision to see the needs and provide the solutions for the CCSL to succeed.
Dave is the founder of the Carolina Elite softball program and a long time Head Coach at Presbyterian college. Dave has coached at the University of Florida and was drafted twice as an outfielder at the University of Florida. Dave is currently the Softball Director for "The Scout Hub" and will provide the CCSL with needed input .
Omar is the founder of OR Baseball and Softball Recruiting in Puerto Rico. Omar has assisted hundreds of athletes in receiving opportunities to play with colleges all over the United States. Omar currently works with the prestigious Puerto Rican Baseball Academy and High School providing advisory services in assisting their athletes to gain exposure to schools in the United States. Omar will help expose the CCSL to prospects in Puerto Rico who can enjoy the developmental opportunities the CCSL offers.
Kelly is the founder of the CCSL and also founded Stars and Stripes Sports and Test and Train Sports. A former catcher and professional baseball player, Kelly has been providing consulting services to high schools, colleges, professional organizations and committed athletes through the use of a special Athlete Management System. Kelly developed the platform that provides the ability to test athletes , identify the key areas of need and influence the development of that athlete tracking every step of the developmental journey.
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