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Monday, March 23
NORTHWEST EXPLOSION FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

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INDOOR FACILITY UPGRADES

Welcome to the website of the Northwest Explosion fastpitch softball organization
A member of Northwest Youth Athletic Association, Bethlehem, Pa

 

 

 

 

 

THE LEHIGH VALLEYS LARGEST FAST PITCH

ORGANIZATION WITH TEAMS FROM 10U-23U

       "NOW WITH 10 TEAMS FOR 2015"






The Explosion Softball Program is dedicated to the young ladies of the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas for our Lehigh Valley League Teams, and Traveling Tournament Teams. Our Coaching Staff's mission, is to take talented young ladies who are eager to learn, and give them the tools necessary to compete at the High School and College levels. We instill good values and character, all while teaching life lessons they will need to succeed in their future as an adult. 

       

 
 
 
EXPLOSION FAN APPAREL 
 
The Explosion apparel store is open for a limited time, until April 6th.
T-shirts, sweatpants and sweatshirst, hats jackets and more. Click on the link below, and use the access code below to use the site.  New for this order, you must pick which of our 10 teams you are ordering from, so we can make sure your order goes to the correct Manager. 
 
 
ACCESS CODE:       koehle9GD
 
 
 
 
 

INDOOR FACILITY UPGRADES

Our indoor facility of 14 years, was in need of some upgrading. I'm happy to say those upgrades are now completed. New netting with retractable walls, turf, and lighting have made this a 1st class winter facility. We have also expanded the upper parking lot for your convenience. Thank you to all who donated your time, and to those businesses who have donated either materials or money to get the project done. 

 

 

 

                       

 

             Why Choose The Explosion? 

The Explosion program offers a Organization with teams from 10U-23U, a place to call home.

A program that has been in the Lehigh  Valley for many years, and has withstood the test of time.

Quality Coaches that teach the proper game, and treat you like family.

A great on sight complex complete with a heated indoor practice facility

Our 18U Staff promotes it's players to College Staffs, and has proven to help get them into quality college programs.

A program that gives you the parents great value for your hard earned dollar.

For more information on out programs, contact Jim Koehler at 484-256-5697   nyaapa@aol.com  

 

      UPCOMING FUNDRAISERS

 

  EXPLOSION CASH BINGO-------MARCH 27TH   

                            TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR

Friday march 27th, The Explosion will hold a cash Bingo at Nitschmann Middle School. This event is being hosted by the 12U KOEHLER, 12U ORTWEIN, 14U ZIGMUND teams. Tickets are $20 for 20 games. Specials will also be offered, as well as a Chinese Auction and 50/50 raffle. Food and beverages will be available. Doors open at 6pm, games begin at 6:30. For tickets contact any of the managers of the 3 teams involved.

 

                             

 

                    ******  2015 STAFF ***** 

10U-- TIM KASSIS              KASSIST@ALLENTOWNSD.ORG

12UORTWEIN--JON ORTWEIN    JORTWEIN@BETH.K12.PA.US 

12UKOEHLER -- JIM KOEHLER        NYAAPA@AOL.COM 

TEAM WEB PAGE-  http://www.eteamz.com/nwexplosion12ukoehler/index.cfm?subsite=6480275

 14U CABRERA-- JILLLIAN CABRERA     JILLIANWILMOTT13@GMAIL.COM

14U ZIGMUND-- TODD ZIGMUND    ZIGGYPS625@AOL.COM

16U-- MIKE BARBERA   MIIKEB12@AOL.COM

18U ELITE-- RICK WILMOTT    FASTPITCHER1@AOL.COM

18U LAZICKY-- DENNIS LAZICKY  DENNIS.LAZICKY@BRICKMANGROUP.COM

18UAPPLEMAN-- JEFF APPLEMAN    APPLEMANJ@DNB.COM

23U-- BRIAN IASIELLO      IASIELLO6666@GMAIL.COM 

DIRECTOR- JIM KOEHLER 484-256-5697  NYAAPA@AOL.COM  

PITCHING INSTRUCTOR- JILLIAN CABRERA 

HITTING INSTRUCTORS- BOB ANDREWS, CHAD WAELCHLI

CATCHING INSTRUCTOR- CHAD WAELCHLI 

 

 

         STAFF MEETING SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER   9   8PM

OCTOBER     14  7PM

NOVEMBER   11  7PM

DECEMBER    9      7PM

2015 

JANUARY    13     7PM

FEBRUARY   10     8PM    "NEW TIME"

MARCH       10     8PM  ***RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY MARCH 17TH 8PM*** 

APRIL        14     8PM

MAY          12     8PM

 

                                   NYAA BATTING CAGES

NYAA Coaches looking for batting cage time should check the NYAA batting cage schedule online at  https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=iop2flui1qu2iajepgec3e93to@group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/New_York&gsessionid=OK

 

 Complex Directions:

  
Mapquest, or GPS address is: 1500 Kaywin Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18018 
From the South:
Take Route 378 North to the Eighth Ave North exit in Bethlehem. Take Eight Avenue North to the third light (including exit). To Eaton Ave. Make Left onto Eaton Ave. Take Eaton Ave to the 4th street on your right. (Kaywin Ave) Make a right onto Kaywin and Valley RD. Make a left onto Valley and go through the gate. 
From the East or West:
(West)Take Route 22 East to Route 378 South. (East) Take Route 22 West to Route 378 South. Get off at the first exit (Schoenersville Road). At the light at the exit, make a left, this is actually Catasauqua Rd. Go back over Route 378, past a fire station and school to the first right you can make. (Kaywin Ave). Turn right onto Kaywin and go to the second stop sign. Turn right at stop sign (Valley Rd), and go throught the gate.   
From the North: 
Take Rout 33 South to Route 22. Take Route 22 West to Route 378 South. Get off at the first exit (Schoenersville Road). At the light at the exit, make a left, this is actually Catasauqua Rd. Go back over Route 378, past a fire station and school to the first right you can make. (Kaywin Ave). Turn right onto Kaywin and go to the second stop sign. Turn right at stop sign (Valley Rd), and go throught the gate.   
 
 
 
                  2015 Explosion Hosted Events 
 
May            16-17 10-12U    USSSA Explosion in the Christmas City
 
June            13-14  14U    Fun in The Sun  USSSA
 
July              4-5  14U Firecracker NSA
                     18-19  18U Battle At The Stacks USSSA
 
September  26-27 COLLEGE SHOWCASE
 
October     3-4   7th Annual Fall Fastpitch Final’e   12-14U  USSSA

            24-25  Angel Of The Diamond #5  18U USSSA