16U Gold Head Coach

Danica Gleason

  • Assistant Coach at Bates College
  • Tennessee State University:
    • Lead the team in doubles, triples and home runs (2017)
    • Played all ten positions
    • OVC Honor Roll (2016-2017)

Saint Joseph’s College:

  • 2014 GNAC Rookie of the Year
  • 2014 GNAC Second Team

South Portland High School:

  • 2010 Class A State Champion
  • Four year First Team All-State
  • 2013 SMAA Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2013 SMAA Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2013 SMAA Player of the Year
  • 2013 Miss Maine Softball
  • 2013 Portland Press Herald Player of the Year
  • 2013 Forecaster Spring Athlete of the Year

16U Gold Assistant

Laurine German

University of Maine:

  • 2016 Maine Scholar-Athlete Rising Star
  • 2017 UMaine Scholar-Athlete Bronze Medalist
  • 2017 America East Honor Roll
  • 2018 Alexis Soularis Stolen Base Leader Award Winner
  • 2018 Ashley Waters On-Base Percentage Award Winner
  • 2018 America East Honor Roll
  • 2018 All-America Scholar-Athlete
  • 2019 Sara Jewett RBI Leader Award Winner
  • 2019 America East All-Conference Second Team

South Portland High School:

  • Four-time SMAA First Team All-Conference selection
  • 2014 Offensive MVP
  • 2015 SMAA Offesnvie Player of the Year
  • 2015 SMAA Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2015 MVP

14U Gold Head Coach

Brooke Cross

University of Southern Maine

  • 2017 William B. Wise Scholar Athlete
  • 2017 First Team All-Conference Outfielder
  • 2018 William B. Wise Scholar Athlete
  • 2018 Little East Conference Player of the Week (04/15/2018)
  • Lead the team in RBI, doubles, and home runs (2018)
  • 2019 NCAA Career in Sports Forum Selection
  • 2019 William B. Wise Scholar Athlete Banquet Student Speaker
  • 2019 Paula D Hodgdon Leadership Award Recipient 
  • 2019 Kimberly M. Turner Award Recipient

Thornton Academy

  • SMAA First Team All-Conference Selection 2015

14U Red Head Coach

Kristen Duross

Relevant Experience

  • U12 Junior Swamp Bats Head Coach
  • U16 Brand New Ballgame Head Coach
  • Wheelock College Head Coach
  • National Scouting Report – Softball Scout
  • Thornton Academy Volunteer Assistant Coach
  • University of Southern Maine Volunteer Assistant Coach

University of Southern Maine

  • 2014 Second Team All-Conference Outfielder
  • Lead team in triples and RBI in 2014
  • 2015 First Team All-Conference Outfielder
  • 2015 Paula D. Hodgdon Leadership Award Nominee

Thornton Academy

  • 2010 All-Class A Honorable mention
  • 2011 First Team All-State