As we near the start of the 2020 USA Softball GOLD National Championships, we're highlighting some of the teams who will take to the fields in Broken Arrow and Oklahoma City, Okla.
Meet the DFW Athletics 16U, a team competing in the 16-Under division. Based out of Dallas/Fort Worth, Head Coach Jeff Jackson breaks down what you can expect to see from his 2020 roster.
Team: DFW Athletics 16U
Home State: Texas
Head Coach: Jeff Jackson
Previous GOLD Nationals Experience: First-time GOLD Nationals Participant
Facebook: Athletics DFW
How long has this team been together: Fall 2019
Returning players from 2019: 10
Noteworthy events and recent tournaments: “Fall 2019 PGF Regional; Summer 2020 DFW USA 18U Gold Qualifier; Summer 2020 DFW 16U USA Metro State.”
What is a primary focus your team has as you prepare for the 2020 GOLD National Championship: “Focus on the fundamentals of the game, competing every time we step on the field and sincere sportsmanship.”
What are some of the benefits of playing with USA Softball and at GOLD Nationals: “Great competition, tournament is always well run and organized, and an awesome experience for the players.”