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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.

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

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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

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 

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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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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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 Makensie Roman #34

  • Position: 3rd Base, Catcher, Outfield
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Stroudsburg
  • Class of: 2020
  • Sports: Softball
  • Clubs/Activities: 

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 Sandra Maisano #6

  • Position: 2nd Base, Outfield
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • School: Pittstown
  • Class of: 2020
  • Sports: Softball
  • Clubs/Activities: