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USA Softball GOLD Nationals Team Preview: Ohio Outlaws Hoffner

July 08, 2021, 2:37 p.m. (ET)

As we near the start of the 2021 USA Softball GOLD National Championships, we're highlighting some of the teams who will take to the fields in Salem, Va. 

Meet Ohio Outlaws Hoffner, a team competing in the 18-Under division. Based out of Pennsylvania, Head Coach Jim Hoffner breaks down what you can expect to see from his 2021 roster.




Team: Ohio Outlaws Hoffner

Home State: Pennsylvania 

Head Coach: Jim Hoffner

Team Twitter: @outlawshoffner

Team Facebook: Ohio Outlaws Premier 18U Hoffner

Team Website:



Previous GOLD Nationals Experience: First-time Participant.


What year was the team/organization founded: The team/organization was founded in 2009.


How long the team has been together: Six years.


Noteworthy events and recent tournaments: Two-time appearance at USA Softball JO Cup- Finished Ninth.


Returning players from 2020: 11.


What are some of the strengths your team will bring this season"We have strong pitching and hit well."


What is a primary focus your team has as you prepare for the 2021 GOLD Nationals: "Our primary focus is to get our team ready to play at a high level for college."


Why do you like playing USA Softball and participating in the GOLD Nationals: "We like playing USA Softball because of the great competition, venues, and top-notch umpiring."