2018 Softball Program

THE GACA
NORTH-SOUTH ALLSTAR 
SOFTBALL SHOWCASE
JUNE 13, 2018
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, Ga

 

GACA Athletic Coaches Association
Fast pitch Softball North Coaching Staff

Head Coach    Michael Nayman    Creekview

Graduated Brockport (NY) HS; St. Bonaventure University (Mass Communications, 1988); Kennesaw State University (Secondary Ed Social Studies, 1998)
Played D-1 college baseball St. Bonaventure University (Atlantic 10 Conference): 4-year letterman
Teaches Government & U. S History; also head baseball coach
Head Softball Coach, Creekview HS (2007-2010, 2017): 2017 State Champions, 3 Elite Eights (2009, 2010, 2017); 3 Region Championships (2008, 2009, 2010); State Coach of the Year 2017; 3 Region Coach of the Year (2008, 2009, 2010); record 139-39 (.781)
Wife Kendra; children Parker and Paxton

Assistant Coach    Brad Bond    Osborne

Graduated Heritage HS; West Georgia University (BSED Social Studies, 1993)
Played Jr. College Baseball
Teaches Social Studies & J A Academy; assistant football coach; head baseball and softball coach
Paulding Co HS (1993-1997)
Heritage HS (1997-2002)
Pebblebrook HS (2002-2016)
Osborne HS (2016-current)
Wife Jennifer; children Jake, Emily, & Elizabeth

GACA Coordinator    Audra Thomas    Social Circle

Graduated Harrison HS; Kennesaw State University (BSED Science; 2000); Piedmont College (MED Science, 2010); Valdosta State University (EDS Leadership, current)
Kennesaw State Athletic Hall of Fame member (2007); 3-time NCAA Division II All-American; 2-time Division II National Catcher of the Year; 3-time All-Championship Tournament selection; current record holder Kennesaw State single-season slugging percentage .825; four-year record 204-24
Teaches Chemistry & Earth Systems; 10th grade lead teacher
Sequoyah HS (2000-2002) 9th grade & JV boys’ baseball
East Paulding HS (2002-2006) Head Varsity Softball & assistance track
South Gwinnett HS (2007-2014) Head Varsity Softball
Grayson HS (2014-2015) Assistance Varsity Softball
Social Circle HS (2015-current)
Two-time Region Champions (2015, 2016); 4th place state finish (2015)
Wife, Lisa Brooks

GACA Athletic Coaches Association
Fast pitch Softball North All-Star Roster

Player                                   School
Logan Caymol                      Buford
Kelsey Bennett                    Buford
Amy Vetula                          Creekview
Gracey Kruse                       Gordon Lee
Hannah Rogers                   Pope
Kourtney Morrison            Lakeview Ft. Oglethorpe
Haley Simpson                    North Forsyth
Kassidy Krupit                     Lambert
Shea Reagor                        Allatoona
Terrica Williams                 Archer
Alexis Davis                         Dacula
Charla Echols                      Northgate
Audrey Wheeler                 Decatur
Ansley Barge                       Carrollton

GACA Athletic Coaches Association
Fast pitch Softball South Coaching Staff

Head Coach    Franklin Deloach    East Coweta

Graduated Jonesboro Hs (1992); University of West Georgia (BSED Social Studies, 1997 & MED Supervision & Admin, 2006); Georgia College (SPED Leadership, 2011)
Played baseball at West Georgia: third base, shortstop, pitcher
Teaches Civics and Current Issues
Lovejoy HS (1997) Assistant Baseball
Creekside HS (1997-2000) Head Baseball & Head Softball
East Coweta HS (2000-current) Head Baseball and Softball
Softball: 2017 7A State Champions (36-0) & Maxprep #1 in the nation; 2008 State Runner-up; 4th in the state (2009, 2012, 2016); 12 Region Championships; 12 Trips to State Finals in Columbus; six former players in Women’s College World Series, including Dani Morgan, FSU, 2018 National Champions & Alison Owen, Professional with Akron Racers
Baseball: State Runner-up (2003, 2004); 6 Elite Eights (2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009); 9 Region Champions; 8 players drafted by MLB & two professional players, including current California Angel Cam Bedrosian
Softball record 468-138; Baseball record 457-191
Wife Fonda; Daughters Sarah, Ava, Layla, Ella Kate

Assistant Coach    Brandon Jenkins    Northside, Columbus

Graduated Columbus HS; Troy State University (BS Sports & Fitness Management); Columbus State University (MED SpEd); University of West Alabama (EDSP Special Education)
Won two baseball state championships as a player at Columbus HS (1995, 1996); All-Bi-City (1998)
Teaches Special Education
Northside HS Softball: 2017 AAAA State Champions (34-3); State Runner-Up (2016); Elite Eight (2015, 2016, 2017); Region Champions (2015, 2016, 2017)
Softball Record 129-55
Wife Amy; Children Preston, Caleb & Carley

GACA Coordinator    Amanda Maddox    Rutland

Graduated Jones County (1997);Georgia Southern University (MED Art of Teaching, 2014)
Played softball ABAC (1987-1989) & Georgia Southern University (1989-1993): ABAC Hitter Award, NJCAA State Champions MVP, Georgia USSSA Player of the Year ; Georgia Softball Hall of Fame/USSSA Hall of Fame Inductee, ASA Nation Championship Team MVP
Teaches Health and Physical Education; Girls Basketball
Rutland HS Softball: 7 Region Champions (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015),4 Elite Eight

GACA Athletic Coaches Association
Fast pitch Softball South All-Star Roster

Player                                            School
Rachel Vaughn                            East Coweta
Hannah George                           Northside, Columbus
Taylor Layfield                             Worth County
Julianna Bellflower                     Dodge County
Ariel Edenfield                             West Laurens
Savannah Stewart                      Hillgrove
Grace Hardee                              Houston County
Stacie Smith                                Metter
Ashlynn Gunter                          East Coweta
Taylor Cates                                Cherokee
Shannon Antonini                     Lassiter
Morgan Elston                            Locust Grove
Rachel Wolverton                      Lowndes County