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Tara Houser (Wisz) - Owner

Softball Pitching, Hitting, Fielding, Bunting & Baserunning

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At Montclair State University, Tara was a 4-Time NCAA Softball All-American, All-Region & All-Conference player, the NJAC Female Athlete of the Year, captain of 2-time ECAC Championship Team, NCAA Runner-up & Hall of Fame Athlete.  MSU all-time leader in triples & most sacrifice hits, 2nd career BA .420 & total hits, and in the top 10 for doubles, runs scored & total bases.

In HS, the 4-year starting pitcher while earning, All-Conference, All-County & All-State accolades. 

HS varsity head coach for 4 years, prior to starting a family.  Teacher & softball instructor for over 20 years.  Currently coaching her 3 daughters travel teams.

Marc Houser - Owner

Softball Hitting & Fielding

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At Glen Ridge, Marc was an All-County & All-State multisport athlete, winning a state championship in baseball in 1993 and is an Athletic Hall of Fame Member.

At Montclair State University, Marc was an All-Conference player and a captain of the 2000 National NCAA Championship Baseball Team.

Marc has 20+ years coaching experience at the college & high school level.  While his time as the head coach of the Northern Valley Demarest Baseball team, Marc's teams had over 100 wins and he earned Coach of the Year in 2018.

Tony Baldassari

Softball Hitting, Pitching, Fielding, & Base Running


Previous owner of the Pitching Factory. Led teams to multiple league and tournament championships.  Provided instruction for 100's players, teams, and coaches.

Kiki Baldassari

Softball Slapping, Hitting, Fielding, & Base Running


Four year starter and lead off hitter at Providence College. College Sports Madness Big East Rookie of the Year.  Two-time first team All Big East.  All time batting average leader with over 200 hits. Two year assistant coach at Providence College.

Rob Stern

Softball Hitting & Infield


31 years experience coaching softball. Produced over 200 college scholarship players as general manager and coach of NJ Pride.  Former head coach of Cedar Grove HS and current co-head coach of Mt St Dominic HS.  Amassed 474 wins and 22 championships.

Ally Dabroski

Softball Hitting, Fielding, & Speed & Agility


Four year starter, All State, and All East Region player at Mt St Dominic High School.  Infield starter at Stonybrook University.  Graduated with a degree in education and is curretly attending Montclair State University for her Masters.

Samantha Greiner

Softball Hitting, Pitching, & Fielding


Sam was a four year starter at Sparta High School where she won a State Championship.  She played her college ball at the University of South Florida where they made an appearance in the College World Series and were The Big East Champions.

Courtney Politz

Softball Pitching


Three year starter at Bloomfield High School.  Pitched and played second base for Top Gun Softball.  Pitched for Montclair State University where she was an NJAC Academic All Conference Honorable Mention selection and an NFCA Scholar Athlete.  Earned a BA in Education with four consecutive years on the Dean's List.

Maureen Kleczkowski

Softball Pitching


Tincher certified pitching instructor who played at Misericordia University and continues to play competitively today.   Maureen sought out and discovered the Tincher methodology after her daughter suffered an injury due to bad mechanics.  Using this method, her daughter has made a full recovery and continues to pitch today.

Maryann Goodwin

Softball Pitching


Former pitcher at Seton Hall University and former pitching coach at Ramapo College.  34 years HS coaching experience.  Current varsity coach of Pequannock HS with 475 wins & 22 championships.  

Gabby Goodwin

Softball Pitching

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Four year starter at Wayne Valley HS. Outfield starter at Franklin & Marshall College. Graduated with major in Biology and Business with minor in Spanish. Pursuing Doctor of Physical Therapy at New York University.  Assistant Coach at Rutgers University - Newark.

Brooke Wiarda

Softball Pitching

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Three year starter at Morris Knolls HS; conference, county, and state title winner.  Mugs Media Player of the Year, Most All-Around Senior Athlete" award, and 2x Morris County Coaches Association Award.  Starter for Susquehanna University.  Landmark Conference Pitcher of the Week.  Graduated with degree in Biomedical Sciences and minor in Business Administration.  Currently completing Tincher Pitching Instructor certification.

Nick DeGennaro

Softball Hitting & Fielding


20 years of experience coaching softball at the high school, club, and college levels.  Won 5 league championships while earning 6 national top 10 team GPA awards.  2016 Mugs Media team of the year,  2005 NFCA National coaching staff of the year, and 2014 Mugs Media coach of the year.  Currently head coach of Morris Catholic HS and assistant coach of NJ Pride.  Member of NFCA and is 3 Dimensional Coach certified.

Mickayla Romero

Softball Hitting, Pitching, & Infield


Four year starter at Manhattan College.  Earned All MAAC and academic honors as third baseman and pitcher.  Named team captain in senior year.  Assistant coach at James Caldwell HS.

Dominique Ocello

Softball Hitting, Bunting, Fielding, Baserunning & Catcher Position Play


Dominique was the Watchung Hills Softball coach from 2018-2022. In that time, she earned Skyland Coach of the year in 2021. In 2022  her team was co-division champs for the Skyland Delaware Division, Group 4 champions and lost in the final game of the tournament of champions. Dominiques has coached for Randolph Rage and Morris County Belles club teams, but currently coaches for Pride-Stern.   

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