Develop for Progress, Train for Success
Sound Softball offers athletic expertise for players of all levels and ages. Coach Thompson's specialty is in softball pitching and catching, she also works with position players, parents, and adults. Coach Thompson works with each player to identify their needs and goals, enabling her to customize lessons with individual and group sessions. Custom services may not be technical softball but include developing mental toughness, pro-social behaviors, and leadership in players and teams. Her education and expertise draws from research, theory, and evidence-based practices to ensure that her students are working toward success in an efficient and engaging manner. For details on pricing, check out Rates.
Technical Pitching or Catching Training
Coach Thompson will work with one athlete for half an hour on their pitching/catching skills.
Pitchers are expected to bring their own catcher (i.e. parent, teammate, etc.), catchers do not need to bring a pitcher.
Technical Pitching/Catching Group Training
Coach Thompson will work with at least two athletes for an hour focusing on pitching/catching specific training. Pitchers are expected to bring their own catcher (i.e. parent, teammate, etc.), catchers may also be lesson participants.
Prices are scaled by amount of athletes participating in lesson.
Technical Position Training
(excluding Pitching & Catching)
Coach Thompson will work with one athlete for half an hour on skills identified during needs assessment.
Technical Position Group Training
(excluding Pitching & Catching)
Coach Thompson will work with 2 or more athletes for an hour focusing on similar or compatible position specific training (i.e. 2nd basemen and short stops or only outfielders). Prices are scaled by amount of athletes participating in lesson.
Technical Softball Training for Parents and Players!
Do you have a softball player in your life that wants to practice with you? Are you looking to learn softball terms and technical moves?
Coach Thompson had several prominent adults in her life that practiced softball with her, so she has picked up a thing or two. This lesson provides the space for athletes to bond over their love of playing softball with their adults. Adults can expect an hour of physical and mental activity regarding softball, as will the athlete. The price includes lesson for 1 adult and 1 player, please inquire about any variation for family lessons (i.e. 2 players+ adult, 2 adults + 1 player).
Parent Only (Softball)
Technical Softball Training for Parents!
Whether you played back in the day and need a refresher or have never touched a ball in your life, Coach Thompson will go over the basics of softball. This will provide parents and guardians with softball foundations to practice with the softball player in their life. This is a meeting for developing and refining softball skills, including throwing, catching, batting, fielding, and strategy.
Adults can expect an hour of physical and mental activity regarding softball like any other athlete. Bring all your gear!
Coaching and Consulting
Services may include softball camps, clinics, parties, or team consulting, however Coach Thompson's education and practice may be applied off of the softball field. She offers custom services aside from softball such as leadership development, mental skills development, and non-softball athletic training. In additional to player development, Coach Thompson offers Coach the Coaches and Coach the Parent sessions for navigating sports as an adult observer and supporter.