Coach Amy O'Brien
Coach Amy is our Director of Coaching. She has been integral from the start of FTST. She is also our Florida Stealth 14u O’Brien and 16u O’Brien Head Coach. O'Brien is a 2007 graduate of SUNY New Paltz in New Paltz, NY. She was a 4 year starter for the Hawks where she roamed the outfield and hit at the top of the order. As a student-athlete she received the Chancellor's Award for her achievement in the classroom and was selected as the Offensive MVP for her team her junior year. She has been critical in the development of our day camps, summer camps and travel team training programs.
Coach Kayla LaDue
Coach Kayla is our Assistant Director of Coaching. She is also our Florida Stealth 12u LaDue and 14u LaDue Head Coach. She always takes time to help our players improve their skills and she shares her love for the game every time she is coaching. Kayla attended Jacksonville University but after playing softball for two years she had a career ending injury. Her love of the game kept her close with the team as she became a student assistant coach where she assisted the coaches with drills and keeping statistics.
Coach Michelle Campbell
Coach Michelle is our Assistant Director of Coaching. She is also our Florida Stealth 16u Campbell Head Coach and Assistant Coach of Florida Stealth 10u. Campbell is a 2011 graduate from Pine Manor College where she was a two-sport athlete. On the softball field she was a 3 year starter as a utility player, fielding every position successfully including catcher and pitcher, with a primary focus in the outfield. She has four years experience running individual travel team clinics focused on fundamentals of catching, base running and outfield mechanics. She has a combined 14 years of experience working with children ages 6-14 years old in an academic and/or coaching role.
Coach Shay LaDue
Coach Shay is our Florida Stealth 16u Campbell Assistant Coach. Coach Shay attended FSCJ and played outfield. She was an assistant coach in Spring/Summer '15 for Team Jax and was our 10U Stealth Assistant Coach for the Spring 2016 season. Her love of the game and for children makes her a huge asset to our organization.
Coach Darcey Cochran
Coach Darcey is our Florida Stealth 14u O’Brien Assistant Coach. Cochran played outfield for both FSCJ from 2010-2012 and Flagler College from 2012-2014. Her focus and knowledge of the game helps our athletes grow and succeed on the field.
Coach Mare Davis
Coach Mare is our Florida Stealth 18u Assistant Coach. Davis is a graduate of Tennessee Tech University where she was a 4-year starter as a shortstop. In 2004, she led her team in runs scored, walks and stolen bases and was selected to the All-Conference team in 2003 and 2004. After graduation, Davis was a graduate assistant coach while she worked to complete her MBA in International Management. From 2007-2009, she was the varsity softball assistant coach at Marist School in Atlanta, GA where she helped lead her team to a state championship in both 2007 and 2008. Since then she has been working for the PGA TOUR and is currently a project manager. Davis is excited to be back on the field!
Coach Macy Davis-Ferrall
Coach Macy is a Lead Trainer for Five Tool Training. Coach Macy is our Florida Stealth 10u Head Coach and 16u O’Brien Assistant Coach. Due to scheduling conflicts with our previous 10U Assistant, Macy was able to step in last season and showed us so much of what she is capable of as a coach. We are excited to have her join our Stealth family! She is a 2014 graduate of Defiance College in Ohio where she was a two-sport athlete (softball and soccer). Macy majored in P.E./Heath Education K-12 and minored in Corporate and Wellness Fitness. As a softball player she was a four-year starter in the infield who used her speed to capitalize the top of the order. Her energy is infectious and she is a huge addition to our staff!
Coach Susie Ford
Coach Susie is our Director of Sports Programming. She recently graduated the University of North Florida with a Bachelors in Sport Management while playing on the Women's Soccer team as a goalkeeper. She played softball all four years in high school in South Florida as a catcher. She will be assisting with the 12U Taylor team and program Five Tool Training Summer Camps.
Coach Joe Berardi
Coach Berardi is currently the Vice President/Market Manager at Synovus Bank. He played collegiate baseball at Concordia College under NY Yankee and World Series Champion, Del Alston. He was a standout LHP and first baseman. He played minor league ball in the Northern League for 3 years. His coaching experience ranges from travel ball, high school and the collegiate level.
Coach Meagan Balding
Coach Balding is a Lead Softball Trainer. Meagan is a 2014 graduate of Jacksonville University where she played for four years as a utility player and was a part of the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship team in 2010. She received an Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team Award all four years. After graduation she was an Assistant Coach for Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, FL where she was the outfield and hitting coach.
Coach Matt Loosen
Coach Matt has been coaching and giving private lessons since 2015. In high school he played shortstop and third base before becoming strictly a pitcher at Jacksonville University. During his collegiate and pro career, he was a starting pitcher and sometimes served as a relief/closer. In the Pros he was selected to represent the Chicago Cubs in the Arizona Fall League (Mesa Solar Sox). In 2013, he was 2x Pitcher of the Week for Florida State League and was an All Star selection for High - A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.