These instructors offer their lessons at FPN. Our new indoor facility will not be open until December but some coaches can do outdoor lessons. Contact the coach directly for more information about them providing you lessons at FPN.
Jessie Rocha (Pitching)
Jessie played one season for the Western CT State University but hung up her spikes to devote more time to her studies. But she remained in the sport teaching at FPN and in High School. Jessie is a former Asst. Coach and Pitching Coach for the East Catholic High School softball team and was pitching consultant/instructor to Bay Path University softball team. She has been teaching at FPN for the last 7 seasons and is a 3 time all-conference pitcher at Northwest Catholic High School. She also pitched for the CT Mirage and CT Mirage Gold Travel teams for 8 years. Jessie is a part/time Surgical Technologist at UCONN Hospital in Farmington and now manager of Fastpitch Nation Indoor.
Beth Taylor (Pitching)
Beth was a 4-year player for the Division I Colgate University softball team, where she holds Top 10 all-time records for most no-hitters, strikeouts, wins, shutouts, appearances, complete games, individual seasons wins, and innings pitched. She captained the team her senior year. Before college, Beth was a 4-year, all-conference and all-state pitcher at Stamford High School. After college, Beth became heavily involved in umpiring, and officiated for high schools, travel tournaments, and recreation leagues. This past spring, Beth was a head coach for West Hartford softball's 8 & under softball league. She has 2 daughters, age 4 and 7, and she understands how to work with players of all ages. She firmly believes the mental and physical aspects of pitching have helped her find success throughout her life in every area, and she looks forward to sharing these very same skills with pitching students.
Carly Williams (Fielding, Hitting)
Carly Williams played four years of Division I Softball at St. John’s University as a first baseman and designated hitter while she studied childhood education. As a senior she had 83 at bats with a .265 batting averaging, a .425 on base percentage, .566 slugging average, and 7 home runs. As a junior she played a role in the 2015 Big East Softball Champions. She had a .275 batting average, .365 on base percentage, 2 home runs and a .450 slugging percentage. As a sophomore, she finished with a .250 batting average, .348 on base percentage and as a freshman led the team with a .361 batting average, and a .410 on-base percentage. Carly was also part of the Big East All-Academic Team for four years. She was previously a four year starter for the Simsbury High School Varsity Softball team and played travel ball with the CT Mirage. She has continued her passion for softball as a 2020 volunteer varsity assistant coach for the Granby Memorial High School Varsity Softball team assisting with her batting knowledge and experiences. She is looking forward to getting to know you as a batter and helping you grow!
Taylor Skinner (Fielding, Hitting)
Taylor played four seasons at Our Lady of the Elms while completing her bachelor's degree in Sports Management with minors in Coaching and Legal Studies. While at Elms, Taylor played both infield and outfield giving her more knowledge of the game. She then attended the University of New Haven where she received her master's degree in Business and Sports Management. Taylor has assisted the town of Enfield and Somers with several clinics for all ages as well as coached three years of high school softball. She now dedicates her time to teaching young girls the love and knowledge of the game to improve their confidence.
Andrea Migliori (Fielding, Hitting)
Andrea Migliori played four years of Division 1 Softball at Stetson University as a first baseman while she studied accounting. In 2015, she was inducted into the Stetson University Athletic Hall of Fame. Her senior year she was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team, CoSIDA Academic All-District III Second Team and received the Stetson Distinguished Senior Student-Athlete (Female) Award. She started 53 games at first base and one at designated player...batted .255 with team-leading 15 home runs, 37 RBI and 50 walks, team-high slugging percentage (.603) and on-base percentage (.451). Her junior year she started all 67 games at first base and batted .337 for the second straight year and re-set her own school records with 20 home runs and 65 RBI. She was a two-time Atlantic Sun Player of the Week and earned First Team All-Atlantic Sun honors and was named to the NFCA All-Southeast Region Second Team, the CoSIDA Academic All-District III First Team, and the Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team. Migliori followed up her excellent freshman season with a monster of a sophomore year, batting .337 and setting single-season school records for home runs (16) and RBI (58). Migliori was named to the All-Atlantic Sun Second Team and the A-Sun All-Tournament Team. She led her team to their first A-Sun Championship title and their first appearance at the NCAA Regionals. As a Freshman, played in and started all 61 games, second best batting average on team (.321) and slugging percentage (.478), third on team in on base percentage (.373), totaled 40 RBIs, 11 doubles, and six home runs.