14U Coaches

Michelle Alexander

Michele Alexander is the current Assistant Coach at Concordia University Chicago. Back in 2013, she was recruited to play at CUC while a Member of the Tinley Park Rockers. At CUC, she was a 4-year starter, playing both 3rd and behind the plate. She was a captain for  3 years and received 1st team All-Conference honors as a sophomore. She has instructed at over 5 years of collegiate camps and coached 14, 16, and 18u travel softball as both an assistant and head coach. She has a degree in Exercise Science with a minor in  Psychology. 

Contact: malexander1113@hotmail.com

Marita Van Dyke-Assistant Coach

Marita is a senior at Concordia University Chicago majoring in Exercise Science (minoring in Psychology and coaching), Marita Van Dyke is an extremely positive and knowledgeable addition to the 14u Coaching staff. Van Dyke led the Cougars to a record-setting year  in 2018 with a season batting average of .398 and an ERA of 1.68. She currently holds the school record for RBIs in a season with 46, and has been appointed as a captain the past 3 years. In addition, she received a 1st Team All-Conference honor (2018) and  honorable mentions (2016, 2017). Van Dyke has been giving lessons and working many college camps for the past 4 years, instructing at all ages (8u-18u) in the areas of pitching, hitting, and fielding.