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 Impact Gold – Jackson 18U, a team competing in the 18-Under division. Based out of Houston, Head Coach KC Jackson breaks down what you can expect to see from his 2020 roster.
Team: Impact Gold – Jackson 18U
Home State: Texas
Head Coach: KC Jackson
Previous GOLD Nationals Experience: Placed 2nd in previous GOLD Nationals
Facebook: Impact Gold – Jackson 18U
What year was the team founded: “Impact Gold has been around for over 30 years.”
Noteworthy events and recent tournaments: “We have been in a 18U USA Softball GOLD National Championship, 1 PGF Championship, and have had multiple top 10 finishes in USA Softball GOLD National Championships as well as PGF Championships.”
Returning players from 2019: 6
What are some of the strengths your team will bring this season: “We have a great balance of speed and power. Our team chemistry is our strength.”
What is a primary focus your team has as you prepare for the 2020 GOLD National Championship: “Our main focus is to play fast, observe the small details and stay healthy.”
What are some of the benefits of playing with USA Softball and at GOLD Nationals: “USA Softball has been the model of all softball across the world. Your consistency to excellence is most important.”