USA Softball News USA Softball JO Cup ...

USA Softball JO Cup Team Preview: Oklahoma Athletics Gold Coleman

June 27, 2022, 12:05 p.m. (ET)

As we near the start of the 2022 USA Softball Junior Olympic Cup, we're highlighting some of the teams who will take to the fields in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Meet the Oklahoma Athletics Gold Coleman, a team competing in the 16-Under division. Based out of Oklahoma, Head Coach Keith Coleman breaks down what you can expect to see from the 2022 roster.



Team: Oklahoma Athletics 16U Gold - Coleman 

Previous JO Cup Experience: First-time Participant

Home State: Oklahoma

Head Coach: Keith Coleman


Team Facebook: @OklahomaAthletics16UGoldColeman

Team Twitter: @As_16_Gold

Team Website:



What year was the team/organization founded: Oklahoma Athletics 16U Gold - Coleman was formed in 2019.


Returning players from 2021: 13.


What are some of the strengths your team will bring this season

"12 of our players play for Piedmont High School. I am the head coach at Piedmont High School. We have great chemistry and we play a team concept game."


What is a primary focus of your team has as you prepare for the 2022 JO Cup?: 

"Just find a way to compete with the best teams in the country. We understand that we will not be as talented as the teams we play, but we are never scared to compete."


Why do you like playing USA Softball and participating in the JO Cup:

Great competition."