By Mike Brooks - 2/28/2020
ESPN analyst and College All American Kayla Braud will be the Keynote speaker at this years Northwest Championships opening day orientation August 3rd in Centralia, WA. She will be sharing her experiences as a player, from two time Oregon 4A Player of the Year at Eugene’s Marist HS, to All American honors at the University of Alabama where she led the Crimson Tide to their first National Championship in school history. She will also talk about her current position as on-air Fastpitch Analyst with ESPN and the SEC Sports Network. You can see Kayla’s full bio at: https://rolltide.com/sports/softball/roster/kayla-braud/1367
College of Idaho head coach Al Mendiola will also speak about the college recruiting process, important “Do’s and Don’ts” and how to use the Fastpitch Northwest complimentary on-line player profile in recruiting efforts.
We’ll also have longtime coach, instructor and Fastpitch Northwest advisor Tom Mauldin with words of wisdom for players and parents and highlights from past Northwests Championships.
Highlighting the evening will be the presentation of awards and acknowledgement of the outstanding SPARQ and skills testing scores achieved during the Player Evaluation Camps.