12U Full Tilt
Gary Rivera joins the APF family as a facility softball trainer! With 15 years of coaching under his belt, Gary is no stranger to the Chicagoland softball community. In his last six years, 74 of the 80 athletes under his helm have gone onto play at a collegiate level. His prior experience includes coaching at Dominican University and the travel organization Mizuno Hawks. We're beyond excited to offer his lessons to the local softball community.
13U Full Tilt
14U Full Tilt
16U Full Tilt
BK was born and raised in Hammond, IN. She grew up on the softball field with a family of ballplayers. She lead her hometown team to an undefeated State Championship and competed at the top levels of travel softball for the Indiana Rebels and Indiana Raiders programs. BK has coached for 25 years, giving one on one instruction to girls 6 to 21 years old, focusing on fundamentals and mental toughness. Her priority is developing competitive athletes that are prepared for any challenge! In 2010, she built the Crete Crush organization and developed a program that took her team to a top 10 World Series finish. Her focus is always preparing for the next level! She coaches for South Suburban College, finishing in the top 5 of their Region 4 years running. Current head coach for Full Tilt 16U team and program coordinator for our Full Tilt Softball program. She is a mom of 6 with lives full of competitive sports, mom is a cancer warrior, and a firm believer that with God and hard work ALL things are possible!