Softball Instructor - Hitting, Slap Hitting, & Fielding
Nikki had a decorated career at the University of Kentucky marking the career record books with a .365 batting average (1st), 268 hits (2nd), 138 runs (2nd), 416 assists (2nd), 734 at bats (3rd), 12 triples (3rd), .396 on-base percentage (3rd), .425 slugging percentage (3rd), 27 sacrifice bunts (3rd) and 35 stolen bases (3rd). She was selected for 3 consecutive years as an All-SEC infielder, named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-South Region team twice, and inducted into the Frank G. Ham Society of Character.
Nikki and her husband, Edgar Gantt, have two children, Nathan and Charlie.
Softball Instructor - Pitching
Amber pitched at the University of Alabama at Birmingham going 10-5 her senior year with eight complete games and five shutouts, three being complete-game shutouts, finishing with a 14th nationally ranked 1.36 ERA. She went 103 innings with 91 hits, 20 earned runs, 38 walks, and 69 strikeouts. As a freshman she made 25 appearances posting seven complete games, three shutouts, and recorded 50 strikeouts in 99.2 innings pitched. She was also named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll all four years.
At Sparkman High School she won an Alabama 6A State Championship and runner-up the following year. She was named to the Huntsville Super All-Metro First Team, State Championship Tournament team, and selected to play in the North/South All Star game. Amber is married and has a daughter.
Softball Instructor - Hitting, Pitching, & Fielding
Lauren Webster Veach
Attended Alabama Christian Academy in Montgomery, Alabama, where she won four state championships and earned State Tournament MVP twice. She then earned a full scholarship to UAB & became a four year starter at pitcher and second base.
2010 Conference USA Freshman of the Year, 2nd Team All-Conference, 2013 UAB Softball MVP, member of 4 Regional tournament teams and the 2013 Louisville Regional Championship team. After graduation, she played a season professionally in Vienna, Austria. She currently resides in Birmingham, Alabama with her husband.
Softball Instructor - Hitting
Has over 12 years experience coaching softball which includes Birmingham Thunderbolts and The Vipers. Mike also has a daughter who was a starter at Vestavia and a scholared athlete at Birmingham Southern.