Lady Fireballs: Welcome

Welcome to Lady Fireballs Fastpitch Softball 

The Lady Fireballs are based in the heart of Chester County.   Our teams are represented by elite athletes from surrounding school districts.    Our teams strive to play in highly competitive Class A tournaments with the goal to play in national tournaments at the end of the season.   We strive to prepare our players not only for high school varsity success but also to prepare for college teams.

Saturday, July 12
Lady Fireballs Announce 2015 Tryout Schedule

The Lady Fireballs are pleased to announce the Tryout Schedule for 2015 teams.  The Fireballs will field 3 teams at at 12U, 16U and 18U.   All interested players are encourage to attend multiple tryouts and as early as possible.   If you have any questions please contact your target coach.   Requests for private tryouts may be possible prior to tryouts to assist with scheduling conflicts.  

For all 12U players please see information below concerning Wednesday Open Workouts which begin on July 16. 

2015 Teams

12U  Contact John Geissler at or (484) 947-8353.

16U  Contact Bill Mendenhall at or (484) 947-8296.

18U  Contact Nelson Gray at or (484) 886-6289.


All tryouts will be conducted at Lambert Park located at 1145 Pottstown Pike, West Chester, PA.    

Date   Time/Team
 Sat, Aug 2  9:00-11:00 12U 11:00-1:00 16U 1:00-3:00 18U 
 Sun, Aug 3  12:00-2:00 12U 2:00-4:00 16U & 18U combined 
 Tue, Aug 5  6:00-8:00 18U
 Wed, Aug 6  6:00-8:00 16U 
 Thu, Aug 7  6:00-8:00 12U
 Sat, Aug 9  10:00-12:00 18U 12:00-2:00 12U 
 Sun, Aug 10  12:00-2:00 12U 2:00-4:00 16U & 18U combined 
 Tue, Aug 12  6:00-8:00 16U 
 Wed, Aug 13  6:00-8:00 18U 
 Thu, Aug 14  6:00-8:00 12U 
 Sat, Aug 16*   9:00-11:00 18U 11:00-1:00 12U 1:00-3:00 16U 
 Sun, Aug 17*  12:00-2:00 16U & 18U combined 2:00-4:00 12U











 * If needed.  Individual team tryouts could be cancelled if rosters are complete.

Tuesday, July 8
Open Workouts for New 12U Team

The Lady Fireballs will be holding Open Practices for the new 2015 12U team.   Workouts will be on July 16th, 23rd and 30th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.  Locations:

  • July 16th & July 23rd will be held at Copeland School Park, located at 665 Copeland School Rd, West Chester.  
  • July 30th at Peirce Middle School located at 1314 Burke Road, West Chester.

The new 12U team will be looking for committed 12YO athletes to begin tournament play this fall and thru mid-summer 2015.   This is a great way to meet the coaches and receive instruction from the Fireballs organization prior to August tryouts.  Contact John Geissler at or 484-947-8353 for more details about this 12U opportunity.  

Thursday, June 26
2015 Tryouts & Teams

The Lady Fireballs will field teams at 18U, 16U and a new 12U team for the 2014-2015 season.   Contact the coaches below (Coach Gray for 18U and Coach Mendenhall for 16U) for confidential information prior to tryouts and perhaps to arrange a private tryout/guest play if desired in July.  

Look for additional information on open workouts for the new 12U team or contact Mike Bivona with questions.  

Stay tuned for tryouts dates in early August.   For those looking into the older teams, contact the coaches now if you are interested in becoming a Fireball in 2015. 

Wednesday, May 28
14U Wins Memorial Day Tournament


Our 14U team traveled to New Tripoli, PA for Memorial Day weekend.   The girls went 6-0, earned the first seed and brought home first place in this USSSA tournament.  

Congrats 14U Fireballs!