2014/2015 TRYOUTS
“Attaining a goal starts with the decision to try.”



Gold - Tim Bowen

Tim Bowen takes the reigns of this tradition rich, well-established Gold program. His staff returns from last year's team that have developed the top talent in the area into players that are highly sought after by top colleges. Tim has no daughters on the team.

Krunch Gold is an 18U Fastpitch Softball team of top college-recruitable talent in the area. It has an agressive and competitive national showcase schedule that puts it's players in front of DI college coaches from all across the country.

Elite - Tricia Fletcher

Tricia Fletcher brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position, as both a coach and elite player. She started her collegiate career at the University of Maryland where her sophomore year was acknowledged as all ACC 1st team as a 3rd baseman and finished at The University of California, Berkeley where she helped the bears place 5th in the nation. Upon graduation she went on to be a graduate assistant coach at Miami University of Ohio. Tricia has no daughters on the team.

Krunch Elite is an 18U team of 2015, 2016, & 2017 players. This team will focus on the development of the college-aspiring player. It will play a heavy regional showcase schedule suitable for a player to get regional visibility at the DI, DII and DIII levels.

Futures - Tod Whitman

Tod Whitman has coached travel softball with the Krunch for more than 10 years, now in his 3 stint with teams that have gone through the entire recruiting cycle. He is familiar with what it takes to become visible at the college level and will help players transition into Elite/Gold level play. With over 35 years of youth baseball/softball coaching experience his ability to effectively teach the game has helped many of his players realize college dreams. Tod has no daughters on the team.

Krunch Futures team will consist of 2017, 2018, & 2019 graduates. This team is targeted as a developmental team for players with high Gold and College aspirations. They will be introduced to an 18U Showcase schedule and very high level 16U tournaments.

18U - Scott Strohecker

This team is perfect for players who have already committed to play Division II and III college or for players who are unsure if they will continue their softball careers in college. The scaled back tournament summer schedule will include some showcase tournaments but is designed to give players time off with their families, yet still play highly-competitive softball. The format will also keep player budgets very manageable.

14U - Jeff Burridge
14U - Tom Estep
12U - Naul Walter
12U - Troy Lehigh
12U - Jim Carl
10U - Stephanie McClune
Central Pennsylvania Krunch
PO Box 126141
Harrisburg, PA 17112
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