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USA Softball GOLD Nationals Team Preview: Illinois Chill Gold 18U

July 17, 2020, 3:19 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 Illinois Chill Gold, a team competing in the 18-Under division. Based out of Chicago, Head Coach Gerry Quinn breaks down what you can expect to see from his 2020 roster.


Team: Illinois Chill Gold

Home State: Illinois

Head Coach: Gerry Quinn

Previous GOLD Nationals Experience: Previous GOLD Nationals Participant

Facebook: ChillGoldSoftball

Twitter:  @ILChillGold


What year was the team founded: 1998

Returning players from 2019: 11

Noteworthy events and recent tournaments: PGF Nationals, Boulder IDT, Demarini Invitational Champions.”

What are some of the strengths your team will bring this season: Pretty good at most things.”

What is a primary focus your team has as you prepare for the 2020 GOLD National Championship: Winning.”

What are some of the benefits of playing with USA Softball and at GOLD Nationals: Good competition and good atmosphere.”