Softball Instructors

 

Elissa Wisniewski

  Player/Coach/Instructor

 

INSTRUCTION

Softball – Pitching, Hitting, Slapping & Fielding

 

COACHING

Libertyville High School – Varsity Head Coach (2011 – Present)

Northern Illinois Lightning 16U Black Team – Head Coach (2012)

Stevenson High School – Varsity Assistant/Pitching Coach (2008 – 2011)

Northern Illinois Lightning 18U Black Team – Head Coach (2008 – 2011)

 

NON-SCHOLASTIC PLAYING CAREER

Two – 3rd place finishes at Women’s World Series

Named to USSSA Women’s All World Team in 2006 and 2007

 

COLLEGE

Winona State University (2002 – 2006)

  • Finished Top 3 in All Major Career and Single Season Pitching Records
  • Led the conference in wins (2003), strikeouts (2003), and ERA (2006)

 

HIGH SCHOOL

Stevenson High School (1998 – 2002)

  • Holds IHSA AA Career wins record (99)
    • 3rd Shutouts                               4th ERA                  5th Strikeouts
    • First Class AA pitcher to have four 20-win seasons
    • Holds all major single season and career pitching records at Stevenson High School
      • Four Time – 1st Team All Conference,  1st Team All Area and  Lake County Dream Team
      • Two time Tribune All State Team
      • Player of the Year 2000
      • Honorary Captain of All Area Team 2002
      • NFCA All American Scholar Athlete
      • Named to Illinois Super 60 Team
      • Stevenson High School Ambassador Award Recipient (highest achievement awarded)
      • 2010 Pioneer Press All Decade Team

 

 

Alex Vikartofsky – Player/Coach/Instructor

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INSTRUCTION

Softball – Pitching, Hitting, Slapping & Fielding

 

COACHING

Stevenson High School – Head Varsity Softball Coach (Current)

Stevenson High School – JV Softball Coach (2013 – 2014)

Lake County Fast Pitch – Softball Coach (2007 – Present)

Colerain High School (Ohio) – Varsity Assistant Softball and Pitching Coach (2011 – 2013)

Miami University College Club Softball Coach (2011 – 2012)

Middletown High School (Ohio) – Varsity Assistant Softball and Pitching Coach (2010 – 2011)

 

PROFESSIONAL PLAYING CAREER

Therwil Flyers, Basel Switzerland Pro Ball League (2012)

 

COLLEGE

Miami University (Ohio) (2006 – 2012)

  • Varsity and Club Softball

 

HIGH SCHOOL

Stevenson High School (2002 – 2006)

  • Stevenson Big Gun 2006
  • NSC Softball All Conference 2005 & 2006
  • Daily Herald All Area 2005 & 2006
  • Daily Herald Honorary Captain 2006
  • Pioneer Press All Area 2005 & 2006
  • Pioneer Press Player of the Year 2006
  • Academic All-American 2007
  • Pioneer Press All-Decade Team 2001 – 2010
  • Miami Female Club Athlete of the Year 2010

 

CERTIFICATIONS

ASEP Certified

Level 2 ASA ACE Certification

Jack Kopacz

  Player/Coach/Independent Instructor

 INSTRUCTION

Baseball/Softball – Catching & Hitting

Speed & Agility – Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Football & General

 

COACHING

13U Northwest Toros – Head Coach (Present)

Homerun Rampage – Head Coach (2011)

Homerun Sports Sluggers – Head Coach (2009 – 2010)

Fort Collins Foxes – Assistant Coach (2007)

  • League Champion

 

PROFESSIONAL PLAYING CAREER (CATCHER)

Dortmund Wanderers – German Premier Professional Baseball League (2008 – 2009)

 

NON – SCHOLASTIC PLAYING CAREER

Mustangs – Midwest Suburban Baseball League (2009 – Present)

  • 3 Time All-Star (Starting Catcher & Pitcher)

Fort Collins Foxes – Collegiate Summer League (2005 – 2006)

  • League Champion (2005 & 2006)
  • Hall of Fame Inductee (2009)

High School Scout Team – Athletes International USA (2003)

 

COLLEGE

University of St. Francis (2004 – 2005)

  • Catcher & Pitcher

Missouri Baptist University (2005 – 2007)

  • Catcher, Pitcher & Outfielder

 

HIGH SCHOOL

Wauconda High School (1999 – 2003)

  • Catcher & Pitcher

 

CERTIFICATION/DEGREE

ACE Certified

Missouri Baptist University – Bachelors:  Business Management

 

 

 

 

Chris Dorsey

  Player/Coach/Instructor

 

INSTRUCTION

Baseball – Pitching, Hitting, & Fielding

Softball – Hitting & Fielding

 

COACHING

11U Lake County Stars – Head Coach (Present)

13U Illinois Gators – Assistant/Pitching Coach (2012)

Homerun Rampage – Assistant/Pitching Coach (2011)

Homerun Sports Sluggers – Assistant Coach (2010)

Wauconda American Legion Post #911 – Assistant Player Coach (1999 – 2003)

 

NON-SCHOLASTIC PLAYING CAREER

Mustangs – Midwest Suburban League (2009 – Present)

  • 3 Time All-Star (Pitcher, Catcher & 1st Base)
  • 2011 All-Star Game Starting Pitcher
  • 2011 League Leader in Wins

 

COLLEGE

Western Illinois University (2002 – 2007)

 

HIGH SCHOOL

Wauconda High School (1998 – 2002)

  • Pitcher, Catcher,  1ST Base & Outfield

 

CERTIFICATION

ASEP Certified