Aliyah Huerta: Always a joy to coach, AJ played Tide and then went to Orange Co for the highest level of travel ball. She was a 4 year Varsity letter at San Marcos and is currently playing for Boston University. (SMHS 2018)
Kiley Shae Aldridge was the first Tide pitcher and forever a team leader. She always played up in league, and after two years of Tide (year round travel ball at the time), she went on to play for the Fresno Force, then to Fresno State. She came back to SB and helped coach Tide teams for a few years. (Cabrillo HS, Lompoc 2011)
Alyssa Abiyari: From Lompoc, a four year letter graduated at Cabrillo HS. She played several years of Tide while it was year round, played at Cal Lutheran and now coaches with her dad at Cabrillo. (Cabrillo 2010)
Tatiana Werts : Another Ventura pitcher, Tati played Ventura Girls Softball, Tide for a few years, went to travel ball and played at St Bonaventure and finished HS at Fillmore. She's currently playing at Missouri Valley College. (Fillmore 2019)
Jenessa Ullegue: A Buena softball star and always hungry to learn. I had the pleasure of helping her with her spins and foundational pitches during her HS years. She's now playing for San Jose State.
Lani Evans: Lani always pitched. She played for GVGSA, travel ball, earned all CIF awards at Dos Pueblos and currently plays at IONA College. (DPHS 2014)
Kristina Haake: This kid found me when I first started doing my free Monday pitching clinics in 1994. I took her all the way through high school and assisted her to get her scholarship at Univ of San Diego. (DPHS 2003)
Hannah Harris: Hannah was tall and strong at 7 years old when she claimed the circle as her own. She pitched in GVGSA, on her travel teams, at DPHS and then 4 years at Fresno State. (DPHS 2012)
Veronika Gulvin: She was a BMX champion in elementary school, always tall and strong, she left league early for travel ball as a second year 10u player (unable to play up). She continued in travel ball, pitched 4 years at Dos Pueblos and another 4 years on scholarship at UCSB. (DPHS 2014)
Ali Frykland: This one showed potential and strength all the way through. She played Tide as long as possible, plays travel and is a 4 year letter at San Marcos. SMHS 2021)
Ali Borden played all possible years of Tide Softball 5. Ali has led Tide, her All Star teams, DPHS, and Phenom with her steadfast and passionate pitching. After her senior year at DPHS she will attend Redlands in the fall. (DPHS 2020)
Quincy Lewis: Quincy lived in New York and came to visit for intensive lessons, followed by regular video lessons. When she arrived she had fundamental flaws that would've taken her out of the game. She made the necessary changes and excelled in HS, Shippensburg University, and is now the head coach at Canton, NY and run's Diamond Dynamics Softball.
Catalina Maldonado: From Carpinteria she played GVGSA, travel ball and pitched 4 years at Carpinteria High. After 4 years at
Southeastern Univerisity in Florida, and a short stint coaching at SBCC, she's now a graduate assistant coach back at Southeastern U. (CHS 2013)
Pitching Students Advance
I'm so proud! Many of these kids started lessons at age 7 and I spent 5-8 years with them.
There are many more Tide position players who've advanced to college ball, I've chosen to just highlight the pitchers. Two of these girls are now coaches!
Talia Bloxham: Talia played all 4 years of Tide, where I converted her into a left handed slapper. She moved on to travel ball, played 4 years at DPHS and is now pitching (and hitting left handed) at Amherst College. Her coaches at Amherst appreciated and made notice of her impeccable pitching fundamentals. (DPHS 2018)