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USA Softball GOLD Nationals Team Preview: Firecrackers Rico/Weil

July 17, 2020, 3:51 p.m. (ET)

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 Firecrackers Rico/Weil, a team competing in the 18-Under division. Based out of Southern California, Head Coaches Tony Rico and Rob Weil break down what you can expect to see from their 2020 roster.


Team: Firecrackers Rico/Weil

Home State: California

Head Coach: Tony Rico and Rob Weil

Previous GOLD Nationals Experience: Previous GOLD Nationals Participant

Twitter: @firecrackerrico

Website: firecrackersricoweil.com


What year was the team founded: One year. Gary Wardein founded the club in 1989 with the intent of providing a platform for our players to have the opportunity to attend college. Our players are expected to develop the same mental and behavioral aspects of their game that was set by players of the past 30 years.”

Returning players from 2019: 12