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Softball Instructors

Tom Fitzgerald

Director of MWS Eclipse FastPitch Softball & Senior Instructor (Softball - Hitting, Fielding & Coach Development)(Baseball - Hitting & Fielding)

  • Director of MWS Eclipse FastPitch (2013 - Present)
  • Head Coach MWS Eclipse U18 Black
  • Coach of Framingham Eclipse FastPitch (2009 - 2013)
  • Former Head Coach of Holliston High School Softball Team (2009 - 2011)

Lisa Strom

Senior Softball Instructor (Pitching, Hitting, Fielding)
• (Current) Anne Maria College – Assistant Softball Coach/Pitching Coach
• (Current) Private Softball Instructor at Inside the Batters Box (Hudson, MA)
• (Current) Varsity and JV Softball Coach, Algonquin Regional High School
• Clinician/ Private Pitching Coach/ Instructor/ Manager at Planet Fastpitch (Uxbridge, MA)
• Player at Algonquin Regional High School - Starting Pitcher / Multiple Positions
o Mid-Wach league All Star
o 1988 Mid-Wach top ten Batting Avg. (.564)
o Varsity Captain
• University Of Rhode Island Softball Team - Utility, RH Pitcher, Fall Season

Steve Simoes

Senior Instructor (Baseball - Hitting, Pitching, Catching & Fielding)(Softball - Hitting & Fielding)

  • Head Softball Coach at Hopkinton High School
  • Former Assistant Baseball coach at Holy Cross. He will serve primarily as the team's hitting coach
  • Simoes led the Hopkinton baseball team to three Tri-Valley League Championships (2001, 2004, 2005), and a Massachusetts State Championship (2004). Following the 2004 season, he earned ABCA Region I Coach of the Year and the Daily News Coach of the Year accolades. Last season, he was named the Tri-Valley League Coach of the Year and the 2005 Boston Globe Coach of the Year. He also led Hopkinton to three Tri-Valley League Sportsmanship Awards (2002, 2003, 2005).


Megan Cook

Senior Instructor (Pitching, Hitting & Fielding)

  • Softball Pitcher/First Baseman at Merrimack College
  • Assistant Coach of MWS Eclipse U14 (2014 - Present)
  • 2014 Massachusetts Co-Softball Player of the Year
  • Led her team to the Division 2 state title with a no-hitter in the South semifinals.
  • Finished her senior season with a 0.54 ERA, 0.75 WHIP, 243 strikeouts, and four no-hitters.
  • Three-year starter at Bellingham High School
  • Posted a 20-3 record as a sophomore and an 18-3 record as a junior

Tori Fitzgerald

Tori Fitzgerald - Senior Softball Instructor (Catcher, Hitting & Fielding)

  • Head Coach of MWS Eclipse U14 (2014 - Present)
  • Bates College Softball
  • Bates College Field Hockey