CSA 16A Silver

Maximize Your Potential

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Leadership
Character
Player

Three main aspects of athlete DEVELOPMENT.

The focus of Colorado Softball Academy is to development the whole athlete – MENTALLY, PHYSICALLY, EMOTIONALLY. CSA is full-circle player development academy for athletes ages 4 years old through college age. Created and coached by former college softball players, our training and character development programs are designed to help our female-athlete achieve their on-field goals, while building self-confidence and serving as leaders in the community.

CSA competitive team programs will be structured very similar to college programs and will include – mental performance development, strength, conditioning and nutrition coaching, skill and team specific development, recruiting roadmap and support.

Why CSA?

Colorado Softball Academy is built for female athletes, by female athletes. All CSA Coaches have experience playing and coaching softball at a high level. All of our instructors are experts in their craft and are passionate about empowering the next generation of female-athletes. We care about building players as athletes, teammates, and community members. CSA provides opportunities through playing, training, coaching, umpiring, internships, and jobs. Our goal is to make CSA a home for female athletes to grow up through from age as we help prepare them for the college transition.

What Makes Us Different?

As part of the CSA Family, you are playing for the Academy, not a specific coach. All of the CSA full-time coaches work together to identify athletes, get to know their personal goals and help develop those athletes to meet their goals through our system. Are you tired of having to jump from team to team, or organization to organization? Us too, we are tired of seeing the current breakdowns. You will have all of the CSA Player Development Coaches (even if they aren’t the head coach of your team) in your corner for life. Sport is a platform to develop strong and confident women, both on and off the field – that is our goal….to prepare you for life and have a lot of fun doing so! 

CSA TEAM ATHLETES RECEIVE:

A 44,858 sq. ft. state of the art indoor training facility.

A full-time staff of experienced player development coaches and mentors.

A state-of-the-art weight room for female-athletes, with a full-time sports performance coach.

Custom Strength & Conditioning and Nutrition Programs

Mental Performance Coaching with CSA’s Dr. Allison Dake

Access to all CSA Player Development Coaches (all of whom played high level college softball and are elite instructors)

Study Hall Space

Team room for video analysis.

Mentorship — Character & Leadership Development

Recruiting Roadmap
     – Online Resume
     – eMail Templates/Sssistance
     – Networking Assistance
     – Camps
     – Showcase Tournaments

Tryout Information

CSA has created a high-level A team, 16A Silver. The team will be made of the best athletes 16 and under. It is not specifically a first year or second year team. 

Who:
All females available to play 16U for the 2022-23 season. 

Where:
Resurrection Christian School6508 E Crossroads Blvd
Loveland, CO 80538

When:
Primary Date: July 5, 2022 — 4 – 7pmSupplementary Date: July 13, 2022 — 4 – 7pmCheck-in begins at 4pm

Details:
Players will be evaluated on hitting, fielding, throwing, and attitude by the CSA Player Development coaches.

Maximize Your Potential

Click to Register for 12A, 14A, and 16A Tryouts

Head Coach Riley Plogger

Riley grew up playing softball in Redlands, CA before attending Utah State University as a student-athlete. She played outfield for the Aggies and made an impact with her bat. She currently holds the all-time runs scored record and ranks in the top-10 of several other hitting categories. She graduated in 2020 with a degree in Speech-Pathology before pursuing a Masters in Sports Administration from the University of Northern Colorado. She enjoys hiking with her dog, snowboarding, and golfing in her free time. She is excited to grow the game and work to inspire future generations!

CSA Player Development Coaches

BUILT BY FEMALE-ATHLETES FOR FEMALE-ATHLETES
Coaching a female-athlete requires a specific skill set – EXPERIENCE! All CSA Coaches have experience playing and coaching softball at a high level. All of our instructors are experts in their craft and are passionate about empowering the next generation of female-athletes, while raising the level of Colorado Softball.

As a team, we offer specific training in various aspects of the game. As a CSA athlete, you have access to the knowledge of our whole team rather than one individual coach.
Our team is here for YOUR player development!

Ashlie Rowley

Founder & CEO
Sr. Catching & Hitting Instructor

Catcher, University of Florida

Shelby Babcock

Director of Pitching Development
Sr. Pitching Instructor

Pitcher, University of Arizona

Chris Hutton

Dir. of Camps & Youth Programs
Sr. Hitting & Fielding Instructor

Outfielder, Colorado State University

Dr. Allison Dake

Dir. of Mental Performance

Dave Majeski

Recruiting Consultant

Malori Pojar

Mental Performance Coordinator Hitting & Catching Instructor
Catcher, Lafayette College

Lauren Paige

Director of Sports Performance Hitting & Fielding Instructor
IN/P, University of Northern Colorado

Taylor Gentry

Director of Player Development Sr. Hitting & Fielding Instructor
Utility, Colorado State University

Olivia Rahn

Marketing Coordinator
Hitting, Catching, Fielding Instructor

Catcher/ IF, Judson University 

Riley Plogger

Program Coordinator
Skill Development Instructor

Outfielder, Utah State University