Press Release The Fastpitch School
Co-Coaches Michael Bastian & Monti VanBrunt to lead team during European Champions Cup
June 13, 2011--The Tex Town Tigers Softball Team out of Enschede, the Netherlands has announced that they have retained The Fastpitch School to guide their women’s team through the European Champions Cup which will be hosted by DES Caserta (near Naples) in Italy August 15-20. Coach VanBrunt and Coach Bastian will serve as Co-Coaches for this event. They will make a coaching plan and strategy together in hopes of retaining the Cup. The Cup will feature 10 teams from 9 European countries. The Tex Town Tigers are the current Cup holders.
“Our club is really pleased with the help and are really excited to have coaches with the experience and expertise will join us in Italy!” said Tim Oosterveld.
Coach VanBrunt led TTT to their first ever national title in 2008 in his second year with the team. He then coached against TTT in the 2009 Cup which was also in Italy as he was the head coach of Italian Team Legnano. Coach Bastian and Coach VanBrunt have vast international coaching experience together. Coach Bastian guided the Chinese National Team to a 4th place finish in the 2006 ISF Women’s World Championships, with Coach VanBrunt assisting him during the elite level event.