The Technical Director is responsible for facilitating in-house coaching clinics during the off season, implementing a coach mentorship program, developing and running skill development sessions for players including batting and an introduction to pitching for our Mini-Mite (U8) players. The Technical Directer also coordinates our Learn-to-Play softball program (U6) and provides mentorship and guidance to parent team leaders (future coaches) through the Learn-to-Play lessons, games and Jamboree Day.
ABOUT JONI FREI
Joni is accomplished softball player and former NCAA division 1 coach. In 2005 Joni graduated from Georgia College & State University where she had an outstanding softball career. Over the last half dozen years Joni has coached at all levels including NCAA Div 1 and internationally. She is a NCCP Learning facilitator and NCCP CANpitch pitching instructor. Joni was responsible for running the associations Learn-to-Play program as well as our coach training and mentorship program.
David Harris commented, "Bringing Joni on board to be our Technical Director is a result of the association executive listening to our coaches, especially the newer coaches. Joni’s wealth of softball knowledge and her incredible enthusiasm for the game will be a tremendous asset for our association. The Association believes that if the coaches are well trained and having fun then the players too will be well trained and having fun. "