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SOFTBALL COACHES

Go Time Athletics offers a great list of coaches to provide professional training and guidance for young athletes playing in all positions on the field.  We look forward to working with all athletes to assist them both physically and mentally to better their game at any level.

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Ashley Carter  

Go Time Athletics

Softball Director 

Softball Hitting, Catching Coach

Mental Strength Coach

Washington Fastpitch Academy is excited to announce Coach Ashley Carter has been named the new Director of Softball. Coach Carter brings years of softball coaching experience to the Washington Fastpitch Academy program.  Coach Carter is a graduate of Grambling State University earning her Kinesiology degree (2008) and her Sports Administration Master’s Degree (2010).

Coach Carter began coaching in 2011 as the La Cueva High School head coach in New Mexico, where they reigned as the District Champions and competed in the state tournament, all four years of her tenure as head coach. Players from her program went on to play in Division-I, Division-II and in the NAIA, all while holding GPA’s of 3.6 and above.

In 2015, she joined Menlo College as an assistant coach and quickly graduated to be named the head coach at Notre Dame de Namur University a year later.  Coach Carter returned to Menlo College in 2018 as an assistant coach and also was added to the College staff for two seasons before moving to the Northwest where she was named head coach at Shoreline Community College.  In 2022 Coach Carter was hired on as an assistant coach at the University of Washington where she assisted with the team’s offensive development.

In addition, Coach Carter will be bringing her experience in mental strength training for our athletes. Coach Carter is the owner of LeadHership Athletics, where she teaches female athletes how to become confident leaders through sport.

Her mission in life is to arm athletes, students, teams, coaches, and teachers with the identity, confidence, and mental skills they need to succeed at anything in life, not just the game or society's perception of success. 

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Ashley Lokey
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Ashley Lokey  

Go Time Athletics 

Softball Hitting/Slapping, Outfield Coach Speed, Agility and Conditioning Coach

Coach Lokey has years of experience coaching at the collegiate level.  Prior to taking the Head Softball Coach position at Edmonds Community College (2019-2021).​ In the 2019 season Lokey  was the Seattle University assistant softball coach (2017-2019) helping them win the 2019 WAC Championship. Prior to Seattle U, Lokey had been the head coach at Chabot Community College (Calif.) from 2013-2017.

 

While at Chabot, her best season came in 2015-2016 with an overall team batting average of .330 and a .703 winning percentage. 

The Eugene, Oregon, native started her college playing career in 2007-2008 at Mt. Hood Community College. In 2008-2009, Mt. Hood would become NWAC Champions while Lokey earned First Team All-Conference and NFCA All-American honors.

Lokey then transferred to the Academy of Art University to continue her playing career. Lokey holds the school's record for highest batting average at .437, slugging percentage .668, and on base percentage .528.   While at Academy of Art, Lokey earned PacWest Academic All-Conference Team (2011, 2012), All-PacWest 1st Team (2010, 2012), NFCA All-Region 2nd Team (2010), nine Player of the Week career selections (2010, 2012), and three PacWest Weekly Top 10 selections (2012).

Coach Lokey has a Masters Degree in Sports & Exercise Science. and runs our speed, agility & conditioning program and is available for private hitting lessons.

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Alana Aweau
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Alana Aweau

Go Time Athletics

Player Development

Softball Hitting/Outfield Coach

Coach Alana Aweau is currently the assistant softball coach at Seattle University.  She joined the Seattle U softball coaching staff in the summer of 2019 helping them win its second straight WAC Tournament title in 2021 and returning to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season.

Aweau played collegiately at San Jose State University and later transferred to play for the Academy of Art University.  In her career at Academy of Art University, she hit .350, scored 75 runs, tallied 91 runs batted in, and finished her career as the program's career home run record-holder (21).

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Katie Sutherland-Finch

Go Time Athletics

Head Pitching Coach

Coach Katie Sutherland-Finch was a 4-year starter at the University of California Coach Sutherland-Finch appeared in 124 games recording 65 starts with 400.1 innings pitched, 4.24 era, with 238 career strikeouts,152 walks and finishing with a 31-23 record.

Coach Sutherland-Finch earned Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention twice and is a two-time Pac-12 Player of the Week

As a senior in high school, she was named a High school All-American by MaxPreps. Led Glencoe High school to a 2nd place finish in the 6A State Championships. Led her high school to a conference championship all four years. As a freshman, aided Glencoe High School to win the Oregon 5A State Championships. Named to First Team All-State and named the Pacific Conference Pitcher of the year as a senior and a junior. As a junior was awarded the Betty Grayson Memorial Award for Outstanding Career in Youth Softball. Was named to Second Team All-State as a sophomore. Four-year Honor Roll Student. 

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Kelli Suguro
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Kelli Suguro

Go Time Athletics

Hitting/Infield Coach

Coach Suguro played at the University of Washington where after her freshman year became a 3 year starter at second base.   In her Sophomore year she was the 2nd base starter in their run in the 2013 Women’s College World Series where they fell just 1 game short of making it to the Championship game.

By the end of her college career Coach Suguro was awarded the NFCA Division I All-Pacific Region 2nd-Team Selection, 3 Time All Pac-12 Honorable Mention, 3 Time Academic All Pac-12 Honorable Mention, Pac-12 All-Defensive Honorable Mention, and made the ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays of the Night during the 2013 Women's College Super Regionals with an incredible defensive play.

 

Coach Suguro was a standout athlete at Kentridge High School where she finished her high school softball career as the schools all-time leader in most hits, runs scored, doubles and assists. She was the 2007 and 2008 Kentridge HS Defensive MVP ,2007-2010 SPSL All-League Selection, 2009 and 2010 Kentridge HS Team MVP, 2010 Seattle Times All-Area Team, 2010 Tacoma News Tribune All-Area Team, 2010 SPSL Pitcher of the Year, and 2010 All-State selection.​

Coach Suguro is available for private hitting & infield lessons.

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Maggie Gallagher
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Maggie Gallagher

Go Time Athletics

Hitting Coach

Coach Maggie Gallagher, graduated and played softball at University of Washington. 

 

Her freshman year Coach Gallagher played in 20 games and finished the season with a .250 BA. Sophomore year she finished the season with a .356 BA with 4 doubles and 8 RBI's. 

 

Raised in Seattle and played at Kennedy Catholic High School as a senior, Coach Gallagher was named the 2017 Gatorade Player of the Year, batting a .714 BA with 17 home runs.  Coach Gallagher won back-to-back Seamount League MVP with a .719 batting average along with 42 runs scored and 34 RBI in her junior campaign.  She helped the Lancers to a league title and was named a MaxPreps 2015 Small Schools All-American. 

 

Coach Gallagher was twice named to the Seattle Times All-Area team and First Team All-Conference each season.  

1n 2022 Coach Gallagher was the Head Coach of the UW Women's Baseball Club Team that went on to win the Collegiate Women's Club Team National Championship.

Coach Gallagher is available for private hitting lessons.

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Lucy Mead
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Lucy Mead

Go Time Athletics

Hitting/Infield Coach

Coach Mead was a 4-year starter at Bradley University (2019-2022) holding down spots at shortstop, second base and outfield.

While at Bradley University, Coach Mead earned First-Team All-MVC honors her senior year, was Bradley Busey Bank Scholar-Athlete of the Week: 05-11-22 & 03-24-21, was an NFCA All-American Scholar-Athlete: 2021-22, made the MVC Honor Roll: 2021, 2020 & 2019, Bradley AD Honor Roll: Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021 & Spring 2022.  Coach Mead ranks sixth in Bradley University school history with 104 career runs and 40 stolen bases and owns a 14-game hit streak that tied for the fourth-longest hit streak in program history. Coach Mead also made the ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays with a leaping catch at shortstop.

Coach Mead attended West Seattle High School where she earned honorable mention all-state honors as a senior after hitting .662 with a .742 on-base percentage and 1.323 slugging percentage.  Coach Mead was a three-time first-team all-metro honoree.  Had a .625 batting average with an .830 on-base percentage her junior season. She earned first-team all-conference shortstop honors in her junior and sophomore years.  Was a first-team all-division performer at second base during her freshman campaign. Coach Mead helped the Wildcats to a conference championship as a sophomore along with a pair of state tournament appearances.

 

Coach Mead is currently unavailable at this time

Nicole Bolasky
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Nicole Bolasky

Go Time Athletics

Hitting/Slapping/Outfield Coach

Coach Bolasky, is currently a Edmonds CC assistant coach. Bolasky graduated from Seattle University in 2018. Her senior year Bolasky made 47 starts in centerfield, making 55 total appearances and set a single-season school record with 27 stolen bases. Bolasky also scored 27 runs, posted five multi-steal outings, including a career-high four stolen bases vs. Southern Utah on March 2, logged pair of three-hit contests, going 3-4 against Southern Utah (March 2) and vs. Montana (March 3).

In 2017 Bolasky hit .336 in 48 appearances. and stole six bases, second-most on the team, ranked fourth with 45 hits, scored 21 runs, added three doubles and a triple, tallied 14 multi-hit games (second-most on the team), including three-hit showings against Sacramento State (2/25) and at Hawaii (3/3), notched a six-game hitting streak from 3/5-3/17, served as team's primary leadoff hitter, starting 36 games in the top spot in the order.

Bolasky played two seasons at Lower Columbia College where she hit .473 with 69 stolen bases and 88 hits as a sophomore and was named NFCA First Team All-American, During her freshman season, Bolasky batted .370, scored 45 runs, and stole 37 bases.

Bolasky holds both the All-Time Individual Single Season Record for stolen bases (27) at Seattle University and the Division 1 Individual Single Season Leader in Stolen Bases (27) While at Lower Columbia Bolasky holds the record for most steals (69) Most at Bats (186) and 2nd Most Hits (88).

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Nicola Simpson

Dylan McLauchlin

Go Time Athletics

Pitching/Hitting Coach  

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Nicola Simpson

Go Time Athletics

Hitting/Pitching Coach

Coach Nicola Simpson, graduated and played baseball at Garfield High School in 2021 where she helped the Bulldogs win a state championship title in 2019.  While at Garfield Coach Simpson earned All-American, honors  First Team All-State, Seattle Times All-Area Softball Team, First Team All-Metro Conference selection amd Co=MVP. Selected by Scorebooklive.com as Washington’s top pitcher (9-1, 1.04 ERA, 190K, three no-hitters in 80.2 IP 2019).

Coach Simpson was Named Washington States Gatorade Player of the Year and named to the PGF All-American West Team.

Coach Simpson will be attending and playing at University of Tennessee.

Coach Simpson is one of our Young Beginners Program coaches and is available for private hitting and pitching lessons.

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Kaylee Ree
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Kaylee Ree

Go Time Athletics

Hitting/Infield Coach

*Portland Oregon

Coach Ree played and graduated with a sport and exercise science degree from Seattle University. and is one of our speed and conditioning coaches. The Gresham, Ore., native was an All-WAC Second Team selection, starting all 57 games at second base for the Redhawks. In Ree's senior year she helped lead the Redhawks to their most successful season in program history, winning the WAC regular season and tournament championships and qualifying for their first Division I NCAA Tournament. Ree hit .337 to go with five home runs and 10 doubles. She homered in the final at-bat of her career, setting the school's career runs record (123).

We are honored to have Coach Ree at Go Time Athletics. Coach Ree is one of our speed and conditioning coaches and is also available for private hitting and fielding lessons. 

 

*Available in Portland Oregon

Young Beginners Program

Go Time Athletics

Go Time Athletics also has a number of Top High School, College level players & past Coaches that are available for providing lessons and instruction for the younger and less experienced players.

This allows young players to receive great instruction at greater savings.

Lessons are only $55 plus tax an hour per player for a 2 to 4-on-1 lesson.

$200 plus tax per player  for 4 SESSION Package

We have coaches available in baseball, softball, and volleyball to instruct on the fundamentals on specific positions. 

email info@gotimeathletics.com for more information on our Young and Beginner Program.

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Young Beginners Program Softball
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