COACH BIOS

COACH JEN MINEAU

Jen Mineau, is a 3-time All-American, a certified Tincher pitching instructor, and an inductee into the Fordham University Athletic Hall of Fame and the New York State High School Hall of Fame. Her NCAA accolades include ranking #4 all time in career perfect games (5), #15 all time in career no-hitters (10), and #16 all time in career strike outs (1,390).

 

A four-year starter at Fordham University, Jen threw a record 81.2 consecutive scoreless innings, holds all school records with a 1.42 career ERA, and was honored by Sports Illustrated, as a freshman, for throwing a perfect game and a no-hitter in a single week.

 

Jen was drafted into the National Pro Fastpitch League and played for the Akron Racers, eventually retiring to coach. She has held positions as the Assistant Coach and Pitching Coach at Saint Joseph’s University (2014-2018), as well as Head Coach and Assistant Coach at Seton Hill University (2012-2014).

Jen's passion for pitching and coaching expertise are now reflected in BCF's clientele. She has dedicated her career to softball and to making its instruction both fun and safe, applying personal advanced research into female body mechanics and the effectiveness of fluidity in fastpitch pitching.

COACH LEIGH ELKO

Leigh Elko is a certified Tincher pitching instructor and veteran catcher for some of the most elite competition on the East Coast and beyond.

 

Leigh is known for providing instruction and care beyond traditional skills. With two Master’s degrees in Clinical Counseling from the University of Pennsylvania, Leigh uses her background in psychology to address mental health, personal growth, development, attitude, accountability and much more.

 

Leigh's research in the development of softball athletes includes the incorporation of female body mechanics in the formation of hitting technique and the mental aspects of power hitting.