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14U

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JACKIE NADEL
Wilton, CT
Coach, 14U Intra-Town Travel Team
Coaching Experience
Named 16U Newtown/Brookfield Intra-Town Travel Coach for 2020/21 Season
 
Playing Experience
Western Connecticut State, 2015-Present
  • Outfield & Infield
Ridgefield High School, 2015-2019
  • Captain, Senior Year
  • 4-Year Starter, Softball
 
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PETE CASAZZA
Ridgefield, CT
Assistant Coach, 14U Intra-Town Travel Team
Assistant Coach, 18U Showcase Travel Team
 
Coaching Experience
Over 15 Years Coaching Experience, including Head Coach at 9U through 18U levels.
Successfully coached multiple teams to championships at State, Regional, and Nationals level in PONY, USSSA, ASA, & Triple-Crown sanctioned events.
Vice President for Connecticut Rebels, 2013 – present
Vice president for Ridgefield Rebels, 2009 – 2013
Softball/Baseball player development instruction for boys and girls, ages 8-19
 
Professional/Personal:
Director of Information Technology, Linde Corporation (Praxair)
Founder, Annual Sunrise Cottage Softball Tournament, (started 2009). Over $70k raised for Charity
Board of Trustees, Ability Beyond (non-profit organization), 2019 - current
Board of Directors, Ridgefield Sunrise Cottage (non-profit organization), 2006 – 2019
25-year resident of Ridgefield, married to wife, Jen, and have 2 daughters:  Chrissy (22) and Carly (19)
 
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MAKAYLA LINDSEY
New Fairfield, CT
Assistant Coach, 14U Intra-Town Travel Team
Hitting Instruction
 
Coaching Experience
Assistant, Ridgefield Rebels Travel programs, 10U-14U (2018-2019)
Volunteer, youth softball clinics
 
Playing Experience
Russell Sage College, Albany NY, 2019-Present
  • Pitcher & Infield
New Fairfield High School, 2015-2019
  • Captain, Senior Year
  • 4-Year Starter, Softball
  • 4 sport athlete
 
Professional/Personal:
Applied Biology Major, Russell Sage College 
 
 
 
12U
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SHANNON CHEH
Newtown, CT
Coach, Newtown 12U Travel Team
Pitching & Hitting Instructor
 
Coaching Experience
Named 12U Newtown Travel Coach for 2020/21 Season
Pitching Instructor, Newtown Babe Ruth Softball, 2018-Present 
5+ Years of Umpire & Softball Clinics, Newtown Babe Ruth Softball
 
Playing Experience
Clarkson University, 2018-19
  • Infield
Newtown High School, 2015-2018
  • 3-Year Starter, Softball
  • All Conference, Senior Year
 
Professional/Personal:
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Major, Clarkson University 
 
 
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LINDSEY CARLEY
Trumbull, CT
Assistant Coach, Newtown 12U Travel Team
 
Coaching Experience
Youth softball coaching experience for ages 10-14
  • Newtown Hawks
 
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KEITH CHEH
Newtown, CT
Assistant Coach, Newtown 12U Travel Team
Hitting Instructor
 
Coaching Experience
Youth softball coaching experience for ages 10-18
  • Newtown Hawks 10U
  • Seahawks 16U
  • Brewster Rockets 18U