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NFCA Staff

National Fastpitch Coaches Association

2641 Grinstead Drive 
Louisville, KY 40206

Phone: (502) 409-4600 
Fax: (502) 409-4622

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The national office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET. 


NFCA Staff

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Executive Director

Carol Bruggeman | 
General Inquiries; Exhibitor inquiries; Sponsorship inquiries; Special Projects; NFCA External Representation (Speaker, Clinician, Television)

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Senior Director of Education and Program Development

Dr. Joanna
Coaching Education; Division I and Travel Ball inquires; NFCC; The Dirt Podcast; Webinars; Continuing Education; 
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Director of Communications

Media inquiries; inquiries; Division II inquiries; Fastpitch Connected newsletter; Division I & II Top  25 Polls

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Director of Events and Convention Coordinator

Coaches Clinics; Leadoff Classic Tournaments; Convention inquiries;
Cal JC & NWAC inquiries
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Director of Finance

Accounts Payable & Receivable; Convention registration; NAIA inquiries; NFCA Camps

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Director of Innovation

Lyndsey Talbot |
Camps; Coaching Education; NJCAA and Emeriti liaison; Sponsorships

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Director of Membership

Paula Blumenschein |
Membership inquiries; Store orders; Event registration; Coaching transitions

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Director of Outreach and Creative Design

Awards and Scholarships; Events; StrikeOut Cancer; Assistant Coach inquiries; Internship inquiries

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Director of Publications

Fastpitch Delivery newspaper and publications; Division III inquiries; Social media; Division III & High School Top 25 Polls

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Marketing Manager

Saralyn Campbell |
Digital marketing; Exhibitor inquiries; Sponsorship inquiries; Social Media; Events; High School, Company & Affiliate inquiries

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Membership Manager

Katie Back |
Membership; StrikeOut Cancer; Events; Director of Operations liaison

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Special Projects

Special Projects; Nominating Committee liaison; NFCA committee involvement process

2016 NFCA Board
2016 NFCA Board of Directors meeting in Louisville, KY
2015 NFCA Convention
2015 NFCA Convention in Atlanta! #FillYourBucket
Makers Mark
NFCA Team outing to Makers Mark distillery in KY
Beckley Park
2016 NFCA Team building exercises at The Parklands
Louisville Slugger
2017 NFCA Team in front of the Louisville Slugger Museum
Annie's wedding
NFCA Teammate Annie Gordon's gorgeous wedding in July 2017
2017 NFCA Convention in Vegas! #WinWithUs
Team outing at Keeneland with Caesars Entertainment

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