DIRT DAWG SPORTS
"Practice Hard Win Easy"
Players who take lessons with Kevin realize immediately his passion for the sport and his extensive knowledge of the mechanics of hitting. Kevin studies in detail each movement of professional and college players on video then breaks down the mechanics to be able to teach players the proper body position to maximize strength and hitting angles. At Dirt Dawgs Kevin taught all instructors his method of hitting instruction so all of our instructors work together to build on the mechanics of hitting for all athletes. Kevin has helped many players, from several communities to become some of the most feared hitters in the region on the baseball and softball diamonds. Kevin has gained the respect of those associated with professional, collegiate, amateur and youth baseball programs. Kevin has committed his life to youth baseball and softball. His passion is clear as you see him working through a lesson or attending students games in and around the state. Experience Includes College Showcases – Nationwide Major Prospect Clinics in Puerto Rico for the past 8 years Hitting Clinics – Professional,College, High School and Youth Levels US-Puerto Rico-Domincan Republic
Emily was a 3 year starter at Quinnipiac University as a pitcher/first baseman. She was a team captain her senior year and was NEC All Academic team all four years. She ranked top five on the team in batting average and slugging percentage for three years. During her time at Quinnipiac they reached the conference finals twice. Before Quinnipiac, Emily went to Newton South where she was named the Dual County League MVP twice and led South to it's only DCL championship.
Hillary brings her experience of over 12 years of pitching and 10 years of pitching with the late UCONN pitching coach Peter Looney. Hillary was the four year starting pitcher for Cardinal Spellman High School where she pitched a perfect game and helped lead her team to four Catholic Central League Titles. Hillary was named Team Captain, Team MVP, and was named to the 2010 Enterprise All-Scholastic team. She continued on to be the starting pitcher for Rivier University in Nashua NH where she led her team to both GNAC and ECAC tournaments, had 6 shutouts and received the coaches award in 2011.
Jenna is a two sports Varsity athlete at Milton High lettering in womens Hockey and Softball. Jenna has been a member of the Dirtdawg softball program for the past 4 years and is currently a member of the Dirtdawg 18u Gold softball team showcasing the areas best . Jenna works with Milton youth softball and umpires in her spare time.
Dirt Dawg Sports Management
The management team at DDS has a combined track record of over 50 years of successful business management. During these years members of the management team have covered the gamut from managing Fortune 500 companies to Entrepreneurial startups.
On the baseball side of the business, the management team consists of a combined 75+ years of playing-managing-coaching at all levels of the game. Members of the team have played at the professional level; and managed at professional, college, Legion, Babe Ruth and all youth levels of the game. We have and continue to sit on various youth baseball boards in the surrounding communities, from President to T-Ball Director.
It is this mix of business and baseball knowledge, focused on the customer experience, which is the cornerstone of our business.
While we are most recognized for our AAU and Club teams that is only a small portion of what we are about. We are first and foremost a training facility. We embrace all levels of the game and aim to work with every local community program to partner with to help raise the level of skill and make the experience better for all players and families. Additionally, our goal is to provide players the opportunity to work on their games to maximize their playing experience. If players look to play at a higher level, whatever that level might be, we are the right facility. Our personal goal is to create a fun family experience that can prosper into a prolonged family enjoyment of the game. If together we are able to add a few years to the Softball Family experience our goal has been achieved , be it youth ball –high school ball –college ball or beyond.
In 2015 Named Stoughton High School New Varsity Softball Coach for next Season. Prior to spending the last 6 years coaching Stoughton High School’s freshman team Tim was the Varsity Head coach for Bridgeton High School in Bridgeton NJ and helped create Bridgeton’s recreation feeder program. Currently he coaches the Easton Travel Softball 14U spring and summer teams in the Hockomock League.
Neely has been playing softball since the age of 7. She started pitching at the age 9 in a recreational league and a local travel . Winning 4 league championships with 3 different teams. At the age of 13 she played with a nationally ranked 16u team traveling to Nationals in Virginia where she received an award for pitching a perfect game. As a Freshman she played on the Varsity team, winning the MA Div.3 state title going 14-5 with a 1.06 Era striking out 158 batters in 124 innings. Now playing for the Dirt Dawgs 18U gold team she traveled with her team for tournaments in Colorado and Italy. the summer of 2015. She will be going to Emerson College in the fall o 2017, and on 2016 was a Boston Globe All Scholastic and Standard Times super team
Softball instructor at Dirt Dawgs for five years.
Head Coach U18 AAU Dirt Dawgs Girl Softball
Conducts Dirt Dawg Softball Clinics.
Director for Town of Milton Summer Softball Clinics
Director of Milton Girls Softball K- Program – Instructional Clinics
16 year Softball Coach Milton Girls Softball, U14, U16
As a member of the Boston University D1 Softball team, Christina batted .230 in 187 plate appearances with .326 slugging pct. and four home runs. She drove in 26 runs, scored 40 times and stole 10 of 14 bases. Christina saw time on the field in the outfield and behind the plate. In 2010 Christina was awarded the Strength and Conditioning award by coaches for her dedication and excellence in the weight room.
Before Boston University she was a two-time second-team all-conference selection and was named captain as a senior of her high school team. Christina was a three-year starter in right field for James Madison Memorial as well as also a member of the varsity cross country and ice hockey teams at James Madison Memorial.
*Division III First Team All-Star by the New England Intercollegiate Softball Coaches Association (NEISCA), * ECAC 1st team, * The Commonwealth Coast Conference 1st team all conference, * National Fast pitch Coaches association (NFCA), * ESPN The Magazine College Division District 1 Academic All-America Second Team, * Curry College Female Athlete of the Year 2009, * Hold record for school in Homeruns, * Most recently Alysia has coached Mass FORCE summer 2012, And before you ask her…she is 5’11” and her nickname is Al.
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