USA Softball Region 2
High Performance Program
Congratulations to the 28 athletes selected to the Region 2 program AND to attend the National Selection Event in
Anna Jane Jarzab
Congratulations to the athletes selected to participate in the Region 2 HPP Program!
Program Goals and Benefits!
Assist Region 2 athletes in earning a spot on the National Team in your age group.
Improve your physical skills through training with excellent instructors.
Build mental tools to use your talent and training to their fullest.
Get Region 2 athletes in front of college coaches through video and in-person training.
Assist in designing a recruiting plan that is right for you and your college softball goals.
Athlete Training Plan!
Provide monthly training/practices either in-person or virtually (during HS season)
June – January in-person
Summer practices will be held in Ashland at Brookside West Park
Dates TBD – summer practices/training will be held on Tuesdays
Winter practices/training (Nov/Dec) will be held on Friday evenings or Sunday mornings, depending on athlete and facility availability in Kent or Canton, Ohio
Provide mental training sessions virtually – March
Provide recruiting sessions virtually - April
Hold at least 2 mock identifiers with college coaches evaluating to help build familiarity, comfort and experience for upcoming USA events.
Host practices/discussions with college coaches providing instruction/information to help you improve your skills and help you understand the demands of college softball.
Provide support for you as you move toward your goals through our Region 2 HPP Coaching Staff
HPP Mission & Benefits
The USA Softball High Performance Program (HPP) will identify a pool of athletes to train, compete and represent USA Softball through domestic and international competition. The program will focus on providing an equal opportunity for players to show their talent while growing the game of softball in the United States. Serving as a pipeline to the National Team, the program is inclusive to all that wish to participate and develop their skills.
BENEFITS OF THE HPP PROGRAM:
1. Big-time exposure: Exposure to National Team coaches and Selection Committee members.
2. Quality instruction: Learn from USA Softballs' top coaches in your area.
3. Build relationships: Connect with current and former National Team athletes.
4. Compete: Gain the opportunity to train and play with the best local players in your age group.
5. Wear the USA: The opportunity to represent one's state area, region, or country in competition.