Texas Ravens Softball Organization
Try-outs for the upcoming 2014-2015 Fall/Spring Season
Age Groups: 14U
Sunday, August 17th: 2PM-4PM
Registration will begin 30 minutes prior to the tryout.
***ALL POSITIONS ARE OPEN***
*Tryouts for pitchers and catchers will be held immediately after*
LaPorte Fields are @ 600 Little Cedar Bayou, LaPorte, 77571 (Field 3)
All inquiries kept confidential
This team will be lead by Head Coach Kelly Collins.
Coach Kelly Collins spent three years as the pitching coach for the University of Toledo after six years of being a pitching instructor at Doug Gillis Softball Academy in Michigan.
While at Doug Gillis, Collins gave individualized evaluations in lesson format using video analysis, drill work and verbal evaluations. She helped pitchers from the collegiate level to age six. Collins also ran group clinics and was a speaker at the Gillis Coaching Clinic for college and high school coaches.
Collins has also been at Light and Life High School in Taylor, MI for four years (1999-02). She was a head coach for three years and an assistant coach for a year. She helped her teams capture CHSL league and MHSAA district titles in 2000 and 2002, while also being named CHSL Coach of the Year her first season.
Collins played softball collegiately at Indiana Wesleyan (1995-96) and Concordia University, MI (1997-98), winning multiple awards for her skills on and off the field. She was an All-American at Concordia, a two-time conference MVP and Player of the Year for the MCC (1996) and the WHAC (1998). Collins won the NCAA NAIA National title in 1998 and holds five batting records, including most RBI in a season with 105. She has international playing experience with Athletes in Action, and also was a two-time high school All-America selection.
Collins graduated from Concordia with a bachelor’s degree in social studies.