Specializations Hitting Motivational Speaking Mental Training Defense I had an amazing life traveling the world and competing in the sport I loved. I grew up in Roseville Ca and attended Oakmont High School where I am a recent Hall of Fame Inductee. After Oakmont I went on to play at Sac City College where I was also inducted into the Hall of Fame. I then signed a full ride to UCLA where I won a National Championship with the Bruins and became an All American. I turned pro after college and played with Team USA. Following my fun and adventurous career I began teaching kids of all ages and soon discovered my passion was coaching and making an impact in kids lives. I love my job and I love the art of Hitting and am grateful to be able to share my experiences and love of the game with hundreds of kids. Welcome to Lyndsey Klein Softball.
Specializations Pitching Colleen Marchi has been with us for over 12 years as our pitching coach. Colleen grew up in Sonoma, Ca and played high school softball for Justin Siena. She was given a scholarship to pitch for the University of San Diego. She was the starting pitcher all four years for the Toreros and held a strike out record at USD for over 13 years. While enjoying her time at USD she began to coach at camps and private lessons. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and went to New York City for graduate school. While attending John Jay College in Manhattan, Colleen became the head women’s volleyball coach and the pitching coach for the softball program. In her first year on the coaching staff she was awarded the coach of the year for the entire conference. She continued to give private lessons while obtaining her master’s degree in psychology. Life brought Colleen back home to Northern California where she continued her private lessons, clinics and became the pitching coach for Bear River High School. She loves to teach pitching and loves to work with girls and their families who live to pitch.
Specializations Pitching Hitting Amanda grew up in Roseville, CA and attended Woodcreek High School where she led her school in pitching and hitting to win the Section Title in 2012. After high school, Amanda attended Cosumnes River College where she received numerous awards including Athlete of the Year while leading her team to the State Championship. After CRC, Amanda continued her softball career and transferred to California State University San Marcos on a full-ride scholarship. While there she believed in working hard not only on the field, but in the classroom, where she received Suma Cum Laude Honors upon graduation. Amanda’s love for the game continued and led to her career in coaching. She became the Assistant Coach for California State University San Marcos, while pursuing her Degree in Education. Although she no longer coaches on the field she helps train kids to prepare them for a successful future. With the knowledge and success she had learned from the game as a player, and and as a coach, she wants to help others by teaching them the skills necessary to be successful at the collegiate level both on and off the field.
Specializations Hitting Katie Crabb Baker is a native of Roseville, CA. Katie loved growing up in Roseville, CA with deep family roots and was a 3rd generation to attend Roseville High School. Katie received a full ride scholarship to play softball at Arizona State University. Katie played 1st base for ASU as a regular starter beginning her freshman year and went on to help her team win a National Championship in 2008. Some of Katie’s most memorable moments (after winning the WCWS) were hitting a 2 Run home run at the Women's College World Series in 2009 against Alabama and also hit a pinch hit Grand Slam against UCLA in 2009. Katie played on the big stage at the Women’s College World Series with her team in 2007, 2008 and 2009. Katie began coaching after she graduated in 2010 and has grown her coaching resume with much experience, landing many girls to different colleges across the country. Katie has many contacts with college coaches and will continue to help develop players in achieving their college dreams. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Communication at Arizona State, Katie moved back home to purse her dream of becoming a Registered Nurse. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and have been working as a RN since 2017. Katie currently works as a RN at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento.
Holly Azevedo pitched for Team USA Jr. National Team and was a starting pitcher for UCLA softball five consecutive years. Holly is a WBSC Junior Women's World Championship Gold Medal Winner with Team USA and a 2-time Pac-12 Champion and a National Champion with UCLA softball. She has played on the Women’s College World Series stage four consecutive years while at UCLA, her last year pitching a shutout into the semi-finals against Florida and a follow up win against Oklahoma with three innings of no-hit relief. She finished her career with a 1.90 era, 63-5 career record, Pac-12 Pitcher and Player of the Week, and Pac-12 First Team selection. Holly graduated from UCLA with both her Bachelors and Master’s degree.
Introducing Emily Campbell, a new instructor specializing in pitching and hitting at Lyndsey Klein Softball. Born and raised in Roseville, CA, Emily's softball journey began with Lyndsey Klein at the age of 11. Known for her dominant shutout pitching at Woodcreek High School, Emily went on to play and pursued a bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies with a minor in Psychology at Cal State San Marcos. With her expertise and love for the game, Emily is excited to bring her skills to Lyndsey Klein Softball and help aspiring players reach their full potential.