Lessons from Lonni – The Honor of Being in the NPF

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Kissimmee, FL-March 30, 2016-The USSSA Florida Pride are pleased to announce Florida State Head Coach Lonni Alameda has signed a contract to become the Pride’s head coach for the 2016 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season. The three-time ACC Coach of the year will lead a Pride team that finished as regular season champions a season ago. Amid a busy NCAA softball schedule, FSU softball head coach Lonni Alameda sat down for her first interview with USSSA media. In her eigth season as FSU softball head coach Lonni can add pro fastpitch head coach to her resume. She will be taking the pivotal role … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Announce Mike Davenport as Head Coach

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Kissimmee, FL-March 25, 2015-The USSSA Florida Pride have named Mike Davenport as head coach for the 2015 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season. Davenport, who is currently the head coach at the University of North Georgia (UNG), was an assistant coach on the Pride’s 2014 NPF championship team. He helped lead the team to a 36-16 overall record and their third Cowles Cup Championship. “I am extremely honored and humbled to help lead this group of women and to remain a part of the USSSA Pride organization,” state Davenport.  “I am excited to have the opportunity once again to work with some of … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Head Coach Beth Torina Interviewed for Sports Talk Florida

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Thank's to Eric Lopez, reporting for Sports Talk Florida, the Pride's very own Beth Torina was interviewed and talked about being a Dr. Phillips Alumni, loving Orlando, her time at LSU and coaching the USSSA Pride. See the article here at http://www.sportstalkflorida.com/insider-lsus-beth-torina-interview/#EYqc2d7w5DfslhL2.99 By Eric Lopez  UCF Knights Insider    LSU Softball Head Coach Beth Torina is bringing her 11th ranked LSU Tigers to her hometown of Orlando this weekend  as the  Tigers will participate  at Disney Wide World of Sports Softball Tournament. LSU will face 10th … [Read more...]

Leah O’Brien-Amico Named USSSA Pride Assistant Coach

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Kissimmee, FL- USSSA Florida Pride of the National Pro FastPitch (NPF) League announced today the addition of former Olympian, Leah O’Brien-Amico to the Pride coaching staff. Amico, a three time gold medalist (’96, ’00, and ’04) will be an Assistant Coach for the Pride for the 2012 season. “I am grateful to Don DeDonatis for giving me this opportunity to contribute to this team as a coach. I appreciate all he has done for the sport of fastpitch softball.” Amico said of the Pride’s president and general manager. “Many young players have dreams of becoming the next Jessica Mendoza or Natasha … [Read more...]