Head Coach: Maddy Stark
Coach Maddy played travel softball from 10U up through 18U for travel organizations such as Illinois Chill, Chicago Fireworks and Trevians. A four-year varsity starter at Glenbrook South High School (class of 2011) in Glenview, Illinois, she earned All-Conference honors as a sophomore, junior and senior. She pitched, played at shortstop and third base during her high school career and was selected as Team Captain and MVP in her senior year.
Maddy was a four-year starter at Kenyon College (class of 2015) in Gambier, Ohio, playing as pitcher, shortstop and in center field. She earned All-Conference honors as a sophomore, junior and senior and was selected as Team Captain in her junior and senior years. During her junior campaign, Coach Maddy set records for strikeouts in a game (13) on two separate occasions, strikeouts in a season (126), and strikeouts in a career (317). Additionally, she set single-season records for fewest walks per seven-inning game (0.66) and most strikeouts per seven-inning game (5.54). She ended her junior year with a 13-9 record and a 2.1 earned run average. She threw eight shutouts. In her senior campaign, offensively she produced 55 hits, 35 runs scored, 6 home runs, 36 RBIs, 81 totals bases and a .609 slugging percentage. She also continued to shine in the circle with 20 wins, 26 complete games, 186 innings and 146 strikeouts, which broke her previous record of 126 in a single season and solidified her #1 position in Kenyon’s record books for most career strikeouts (463).
Coach Maddy graduated from Kenyon with a degree in mathematics and is currently employed as an analyst at Allstate Insurance Company.
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Asst. Coach: Madi Maldonado
Coach Madi played travel softball from 10u through 18u for the Oak Park Windmills. She was also a four-year varsity starter for Lane Tech College Prep (class of 2014) in Chicago, IL. She played third base, shortstop, and catcher during her high school career and was selected as Team Captain her junior and senior year. During her four years, Lane Tech won 2 Regional Championships and 4 City Championships.
Madi is currently a sophomore (class of 2018) at Kenyon College and is majoring in Psychology and Spanish. In her freshman season (2014-2015) she started at third base and was successful at the plate with a batting average of .370. She had 30 RBI’s with 55 hits, scored 40 runs, and drew 18 walks.
Coach Madi was an assistant coach the summer of 2015 with the Oak Park Windmills 14U team. She also has 2 years of experience working with children as a recreational leader for the Chicago Park District.