Last Thursday I had a chance to FaceTime and talk on the phone with a team from Trussville, AL, CLEAtS ‘02. These girls were SO sweet. Prior to our conversation, I told them to think of 5-6...
Category - Opinions
The Power of Shaking Off
As a pitcher, I’ve never understood a coach’s philosophy of NOT allowing pitchers to shake off a called pitch. I...Read More
10 Reasons Softball Can Change Your Life
When I first started playing softball at age 5, I never would have guessed that I would end up where I am now – calling...Read More
Why Fastpitch Pitching Leaves So Many In Awe…
I love everything about fastpitch pitching. It’s an art – physically and mentally. A very small percentage of people in this...Read More
Hey Dads, We Need to Talk
Hey Dads, I want you to think for a second about the way you talk to your daughter (or the way your husband talks to your...Read More
Remembering to Remember to Breathe
April to the beginning of June tests me every year. Post season college softball starts to heat up which has me traveling across...Read More
The Do’s and Don’ts of “Daddy Ball”
“Daddy ball” – slang term in athletics for a team that is perceived by players and players’ parents on the team to have coaches who give more playing time to their own daughter than...
Remember – We Are All in This Together
We’ve all had those LONG weekends at the ballpark, with early mornings and late nights, possibly 3-4 hours of sleep before you have to be back at the field for an 8am game. (8am games...
Happiness. Is. Beautiful.
For those who don’t know, I am 27 years old and I am on a mission to make our sport even better in whatever ways I can. What do I mean by “better”? I mean help more...