Jenny Allard is the head softball coach of Harvard University and the Ivy League's most successful softball coach, with a 391-311-2 overall record including a 173-69 Ivy League mark. A 1990 graduate of the University of Michigan, Allard was named the Wolverines' Most Outstanding Player and Most Outstanding Pitcher, and was a four-time All-Big Ten Conference selection. She holds a masterís degree from the Harvard School of Education and a master's 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.
John Brickley is a professional baseball coach, manager and scout. His extensive experience includes managing teams in the Cape Cod League and MLB scout for the Toronto Blue Jays, Cincinnati Reds and KC Royals. John played for Rollins College and professionally in Europe. John also served as varsity coach for Melrose HS where he was awarded 1990 Middlesex League Coach of the Year. He has decades of experience instructing and coaching players of all ages and ability.
Steve Donovan has been coaching and teaching baseball for over 30 years and is currently the Westford Academy JV coach and head coach of the New England Wolfpac AAU baseball program. Steve's extensive baseball experience includes pitching coach for Merrimack College, varsity coach of Acton-Boxboro where he earned the 1986 Lowell Sun Coach of the Year Award and head coach of the AAU/ Junior Olympic New England Mariners (U15 National Champions). Steve pitched for Springfield College and has played in Europe and Australia.
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.
Brendan Eygabroat is the Head Baseball Coach of U-Mass Boston. Now entering his 9th year as head coach, Eygabroat holds the highest career winning percentage of any baseball coach in UMB history. In 2010 his team won the NCAA NE Regional Championship and played in the College World Series. The 2010 UMass Beacons finished the season ranked 9th in the ABCA/Collegiate Baseball Newspaper national poll. As a player, Eygabroat caught for 17 years and was a first team All-Conference catcher and All-Region player at Virginiaís Mary Washington College. Coach Eygabroat has several years experience teaching baseball for players at all levels and specializes in catcher skills instruction.
Coach Allie Hardy 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 and pitcher conditioning for all ages and abilities.
Jannelle Iaquinto is the pitching coach for Merrimack College. As a player she pitched for D1 Siena College and assisted in the development of Siena's pitching staff. Jannelle was an outstanding pitcher for Arlington Catholic High School where she remains the all-time leader in innings-pitched and strikeouts (637) and was honored as a Boston Globe All-Star and Boston Herald All-Scholastic Athlete.
Jeff Kane is assistant baseball coach at The College of Holy Cross. Prior to his current position, Jeff was the Manager of the Lowell All-American's collegiate team and head coach of Westford Academy, where he was awarded the 2008 Lowell Sun High School Coach of the Year. Jeff is one of the top hitting instructors in the region.
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.
Cameron Kneeland is a pro player at 3rd and shortstop, was the 2013 Canadian-American League "Rookie of the Year" and has been signed by the Baltimore Orioles for 2014. Prior to his professional career Cam was a top player at Umass Lowell, receiving Northeast-10 All Conference First Team and ABCA Division II All-East Region First Team accolades 2010-2012. Cam instructs hitting, infield defense and pitching for all ages.
Ann was a four-year starter for the University of Hartford at first-base and catcher. In 2009 she led the team in America East conference play with a .304 batting average and .478 slugging percentage. Prior to her college career Ann was a top player for the Rhode Island Thunder tournament team and for Acton-Boxboro HS where she was a four-time DCL All-Star. Ann coaches catching, hitting, defense and strength & conditioning for players of all ages.
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.
Tyler Mizenko is a professional pitcher for the San Francisco Giants single-A GreenJackets of Augusta GA. As the team's 2013 closer, Tyler had 25 saves and accumulated 50 strikeouts in 52.1 innings, earning him a selection to the South Atlantic League All-Star Game. Prior to his pro career Tyler pitched for NCAA Div I Winthrop University, where he holds the school's season save record. Tyler specializes in pitching and pitcher conditioning, and coaches general baseball skills for players of all ages.
Meaghan OíNeal coaches for the NE Diamond Gems and is a 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 specializes in hitting and defense skills instruction and softball strength & conditioning for players of all ages and abilities.
John Priest has been coaching baseball for over 10 years including private instruction, high school, and AAU baseball. John played college baseball for Southern Connecticut State University (catcher and outfield) and specializes in catching instruction as well as hitting and defense skills for players of all ages and abilities.
Ashton Whidden was the softball pitching coach for Franklin Pierce University (2011-13) and is an assistant coach for the Polar Crush elite 18U team. She pitched for Saint Leo University in the Sunshine State Conference and Florida's elite "Team FLA" fastpitch softball club. Coach Whidden has several years experience instructing pitching for developing and advanced players. She is available for private and semi-private lessons.
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All of our instructors have years of experience teaching and
coaching. Their programs involve progressive learning in
specific skill areas with lots of personal attention through a
low student to instructor ratio.