Dirt Dawgs Softball Director
Dirt Dawgs Head Coach since 2013 – 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U
Coaching Experience – 12+ years – Softball, Basketball, Baseball – ages 5-18
Teams – Club (ASA/USA, PONY, USSSA), AAU, Travel (HGSSL), Town
Certifications – NCAA Certified Coach, ACE, PCA
Coaching Philosophy – teach and develop progression in all areas including humility, respect, integrity, attitude, communications, competitiveness, passion, compassion, and skills. “Be a better human being each day and compete at the highest level you can.”
Personal – Married with 4 children
Interests – Coaching, Music, Technology, Fitness, Humor
Education – BSEE, MBA - URI
DIRT DAWG SPORTS
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.
*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.
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
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.
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
"Practice Hard Win Easy"
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
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