Name: Jeff Nowaczyk
Position: Catcher
Height: 6'0"
DOB: 2/23/1985
Hometown: Midland, Mich.
College: Bachelors - Central Michigan University (2008), Masters - Northwood University (2009)
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 WBSC Men's World Championship; Hit .292 (7-for-24) with 2 doubles, 1 triple, 5 RBI and 4 runs scored
  • 2017 WBSC Men's World Championship; Hit .667 (4-for-6) with 2 HR, 9 RBI and 3 runs scored
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Pan American Games Silver Medalist; Hit .333 (7-for-21) with 1 HR, 4 RBI and 5 runs scored
  • 2018 Intercontinental Cup; Had 13 plate appearances with four walks and one run scored
  • 2017 Pan American Championship Bronze Medalist; Hit .227 (5-for-22) with 2 HR, 9 RBI and 7 runs scored
Personal: Parents are Jim and Judy Nowaczyk...Favorite activities include weightlifting, baseball, hunting and building his business...Dream job is to be on Shark Tank...Favorite Meal is lobster...Favorite Movie of all time: Major League...Three words to describe him are motivated, hard working and dedicated...On what it means to play for USA Softball: Its an amazing honor. Being able to compete with and against the best players in the world while wearing USA across your chest is the greatest honor.

How did you get started in softball?

My friends started a local league team and asked me to join. We won the state championship in our first year, and were asked to compete in the ISC tournament later that year. After the ISC tournament, I was hooked