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The Team

Who We Are

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Tabitha Loebel

Founder & Pitching Instructor

"Coach Tab" grew up in the Rochester area, but currently resides in the Buffalo area with her husband and 3 year old son (the 'L3').  She has over 15 years of coaching experience with the combination of levels between travel, high school and NCAA D2.  Under her leadership as the pitching coach, the Saints pitching staff helped the team qualify for the USCAA Small College World Series for 3 consecutive years. Her primary focus of the game is pitching, but works all aspects of the game.  She is currently working through the courses at Pauly Girl Fastpitch to become certified.  Coach Tab is a certified Special Education and Childhood Education teacher.  She uses her expertise from the classroom and applies that to reach her students needs. 

 

*FOR ALL NEW PITCHNG CLIENTS - PLEASE EMAIL L3.Fastpitch.softball@gmail.com

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Hannah Bardeen

Hitting & Catching Instructor

Hannah Bardeen grew up in the Buffalo area where she attended Amherst High School. She played travel locally and continued her collegiate play at the University at Buffalo, NCAA D1. She played with UB for 3 years, before transferring to D'Youville University to pursue nursing and play at the NCAA D2 level.  At D'Youville, Hannah is a record holder for runs scored, doubles, home runs, RBI's, and total bases. Hannah earned USCAA First Team All- American and team MVP.  She specializes in catching and hitting. Hannah has experience coaching as an assistant for travel, and working a variety of clinics in the area.

Rachael Fuerst

Hitting & Catching Instructor

Rachael grew up in the Buffalo area where she attended West Seneca East High School.  She played locally for travel as well as for NJ Intensity.  Rachael currently attends University at Pittsburgh (NCAA D1) to continue her education and further her softball career. Rachael is a catcher for the Panthers where she was named All- ACC Academic Honor Roll and CSC Academic All- District.  She has experience coaching as an assistant for travel ball as well as working at a variety of clinics in the area 

*Rachael has returned to Pitt and will be back on breaks*

Maddy Pepke

Slapper, Hitting, Fielding & Baserunning Instructor

Maddy, "Pep" a Lancaster Native, graduated from D'Youville University (NCAA D2) with a degree in Nursing and is currently a certified Nurse.  Pep was a middle infielder and lead off slapper for the Saints. She was named the 2022 ECC Player of the Year, USCAA First Team All- American, and team MVP.  Maddy is a record holder at D'Youville University for stolen bases, single season hits, and runs scored. Her coaching experience includes private lessons and clinics with L3.  Pep specializes in slapping, bunting, baserunning, and hitting. 

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Jamie Bower

Hitting/Catching/Fielding Instructor

Jamie graduated from Royalton Hartland High School and played for various local travel organizations.  She graduated from D'Youville University  and now is a certified nurse.  At DYU,  Jamie was voted as team captain, earned USCAA Player of the Week and ECC Player of the Week.  She was solid utility player for the Saints. Jamie spent her first three seasons behind the plate.  Her senior year, she split time catching, playing first, and second base.  She helped lead the team in all three appearances at the Small College World Series in Dubois, PA. 

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