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USA Softball GOLD Nationals Team Preview: Richmond Storm

July 12, 2021, 11:49 a.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 Richmond Storm, a team competing in the 18-Under division. Based out of Virginia, Head Coach Robert Hansen breaks down what you can expect to see from his 2021 roster.




Team: Richmond Storm

Home State: Virginia

Head Coach: Robert Hansen

Team Twitter: @richmond_storm

Team Facebook: Richmond Storm

Team Website:



Previous GOLD Nationals Experience: First-time Participant.


What year was the team/organization founded: The organization was founded in 1994.


How long the team has been together: Four years.


Returning players from 2020: Nine.


Why do you like playing USA Softball and participating in the GOLD Nationals: "We play USA Softball almost exclusively. They put on competitive tournaments that are extremely well organized and they make sure to always put the girls first."