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Head Coach Paul Grimes

Paul Grimes has been coaching youth baseball and softball for over 10 years. He joined the Pocono Pride 3 years ago as an Assistant Coach. Paul focuses on practicing hard and then enjoying the games

Assistant April Pansy

April Pansy is the team's Strength and Conditioning Coach. As a former All American gymnast at Penn State University with a Degree in Exercise and Sport Science, she combines her athletic background with 20+ years in the fitness industry to impart her knowledge and work ethic to the girls.

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Jade Hofman #61

  • Position: 3rd Base, Pitcher, Catcher
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: East Hills Jr. High
  • Class of: 2021
  • Sports: Softball, Skiing, Bethlehem Soccer Club
  • Clubs/Activities: National Junior Honor Society, Stage crew leader, Class President, Choir, Photography Club

Alison Grimes #72

  • Position: Catcher
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Stroudsburg
  • Class of: 2020
  • Sports: Softball
  • Clubs/Activities: Honor Roll, Alto Saxophone, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Stage Band, Chorus, Show Choir, Scholastic Scrimmage Team, FBLA

Jordan Pansy #21

  • Position: Pitcher, Shortstop
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Monsignor McHugh/Notre Dame High School
  • Class of: 2021
  • Sports: Notre Dame Softball, Gymnastics
  • Clubs/Activities: Distinguished Honor Student, Scranton Scholar Bowl, School Representative

Julie Rueb #15

  • Position: 2nd Base, Outfield
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Pleassant Valley
  • Class of: 2021
  • Sports: Softball, Cheerleading
  • Clubs/Activities: Honor Roll Student

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Madison Smith #60

  • Position: 1st Base, Centerfield
  • Bats: Left
  • Throws: Left
  • School: Pocono Mt East
  • Class of: 2021
  • Sports: PMELL Softball, Reeders Rebels Softball, Captain of the Basketball Team
  • Clubs/Activities: National Junior Honor Society, Trombone, Jazz Band, Concert Band, Chorus, Spanish Club, Reading Olympics, SGA

Assistant Michelle Swiderski

Michelle Swiderski has been playing and coaching softball for the last 20 years. As a former Pocono Pride player and pitcher she brings a lot of experience to the team. She has strong working knowledge in all facets of the game with particular strength in working with our pitchers.

Macy Schnatter #17

  • Position: 3rd Base, Catcher
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Notre Dame
  • Class of: 2021
  • Sports: Notre Dame Softball, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer
  • Clubs/Activities: Honor Roll, Girl Scouts

Meredith Smith #5

  • Position:  2nd Base, Outfield
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Pocono Mt East
  • Class of: 2021
  • Sports: PMELL Softball, Reeders Rebels Softball
  • Clubs/Activities: National Junior Honor Society, Trumpet, Jazz Band, Concert Band, Chorus, SGA, Spanish Club, Hunting and Trapping 

Morgan Smith #77

  • Position: Pitcher, Catcher, 2nd Base
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Pocono Mt East
  • Class of: 2021
  • Sports: PMELL Softball, Reeders Rebels Softball, Basketball
  • Clubs/Activities: National Junior Honor Society, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Marching Band, Chorus, SGA, Spanish Club 

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Kyleigh Triano #14

  • Position: Shortstop, Centerfield, 3rd Base
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Pocono Mt East
  • Class of: 2021
  • Sports: PMELL Softball, Reeders Rebels Softball
  • Clubs/Activities: Flute/Piano, Marching Band, Concert Band, Chorus, Spanish Club, SGA, Kaleidoscope of Hope, National Junior Honor Society

Jadelyn Van Winkle #63

  • Position: 1st Base, Pitcher, Shortstop
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Pocono Mt East
  • Class of: 2021
  • Sports: PMELL Softball, Reeders Rebels Softball
  • Clubs/Activities: National Junior Honor Society Parliamentarian,  PA Junior Academy of Science 1st Place winner, Chorus, SGA, Spanish Club, Church youth group

Jordan Dudley#30

  • Position: 3rd Base, Outfield
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Pocono Mt East
  • Class of: 2021
  • Sports: Softball, PME Freshman Basketball 8th Grade Player
  • Clubs/Activities: Honor Roll Student, SGA

Shelby Jurasits #30 

  • Position: Pitcher, 1st Base, 3rd Base
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Pocono Mt East
  • Class of: 2021
  • Sports: PMELL Softball, Reeders Rebels Softball
  • Clubs/Activities: National Junior Honor Society, Alto Saxophone, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Concert Band, SGA, Spanish Club

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Assistant Bob Triano

Bob Triano’s coaching experience includes Pocono Mountain East Little League (PMELL) regular season and All-Stars (Minors and Majors) and Reeders Rebels fall travel softball program. Currently, Bob also coaches PMELL Seniors level softball and serves as a Board Member for PMELL. He brings a focus to Pride’s hitting and is looking forward to his first year coaching at the tournament softball level.

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Lauren Wehr #10

  • Position: 3rd Base, 1st Base
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Pocono Mt East
  • Class of: 2022
  • Sports: Softball, Captain of Basketball team
  • Clubs/Activities: Honor Roll Student, SGA