Coaches

Kim Beatty-Brooks (Head Coach)

After a 12 year coaching stint in Houston, Texas Kim returned to her roots in Canada.  As one of the top private softball coaches in Houston, Kim was the owner of The Ball Club Training Center where she successfully trained some of Houston’s top athletes from beginner to college levels.    Kim was a pitcher on several provincial and national championship teams in Canada and attended college in the USA on a softball scholarship.  Since returning to Canada Kim has been coaching in Maple Ridge with the Pride program as well as doing clinics in Maple Ridge and Fleetwood.  Kim is the director of player and coach development for the Ridge Meadows Minor Softball Association.  This is Kim’s third year as a Synergy Coach

Arizona Western College – NJCAA All-American and National Champions
University of Oklahoma – All-Big 8 selection
Sr. Women’s 3 time National Champions


Brian Fewtrell (Assistant Coach)

Brian Fewtrell played competitive hardball & softball for over 25 years and has 12 years of caching experience in all level of organized Softball Including 6 years of Head coaching experience in “A” programs in the lower mainland.  This is Brian’s second time with Synergy Gold as he was an assistant coach in Synergy’s Inaugural season back in 2011. Brian is also a member of the RMMSA Skills Clinics as an Instructor including Catching, Fielding and Hitting specialties.
Brian and the teams he has been involved with have seen success in Tournaments and Provincials championships including attendance of several of the larger showcase tournament in the United States including the Colorado Sparkler Showcase, Ronal MacDonald Showcase, Beaverton, Oregon Showcase Sur City Showcase in California.
Brian’s Energy and joy for softball are very evident in his coaching style and he looks forward to seeing the players succeed in getting an education while enjoying the game of Fastpitch softball!

Derek Birch (Assistant Coach Junior Team)

I have been coaching softball for 5 years with Ridge Meadows Softball. I have acquired my level 1 certification through Softball BC. I have been assistant coach at “A” level for many ages U12 to U18. During my time as assistant coach I have been part of a Provincial and National Canadian championship team as well as many tournaments throughout Canada and the United States where the girls have won gold.