Our Instructors

Current status of our instructors:

⇒ Alli- currently taking fill-ins only (M,Tu,W,Th)

⇒ Kristin- currently taking fill-ins only (M,Tu,W, Th)

⇒ Hailey- currently taking regulars and fill-ins (M, W, Th)

⇒Hannah- currently taking regulars and fill-ins (Tu, Sun)

Jess- out of town, available occasionally on holidays

Lauren- weekends about 1x per month

Jordan- weekends about 1x per month

Shelby- current college player- avail summer only

Alli (Kennewell) Hunt- owner - hitting/fielding instructor
University of Missouri

Available for:
- hitting
- fielding

Alli Kennewell Hunt was a 4-year starting infielder for the University of Missouri. In her time at Mizzou, they made it to three regional appearances, two Big XII tournament Championship games, and finished as a top-20 team in the nation. Alli received All-Big XII academic honors and Defensive Player of the Year. She played and learned under the current coach of Mizzou, Ehren Earleywine. Earleywine has established himself as one of the best coaches in the nation, leading the Tigers to back-to-back-to-back World Series appearances from 2009-2011.

Since graduating in 2007, Alli has earned a Master’s degree in Psychology and has become a full-time instructor and small business owner of iTrain Softball.



Lauren Kennewell- pitching instructor
Iowa State University
 
Available for:
- pitching

Lauren pitched for Iowa State University in the Big XII Conference. Lauren grew up playing select softball in the DFW area and for Flower Mound High School earning several team, district, and state honors. In 2008, she earned a scholarship to Iowa State University, where she pitched from 2008-2012. Playing in the competitive Big XII conference, Lauren was facing top tier competition every day at practice and every game they played. She has a great understanding of the mechanics and mentality of pitching at the highest level. Lauren has experience instructing players of all ages and experience levels from private instruction and camps.

Originally from Flower Mound, TX, Lauren received her bachelors degree in Communications from Iowa State University in 2012. She is available for pitching instruction for players of all ages and experience levels.




Kristin Smith- Catching/Hitting/Pitching Instructor

Vernon College/ Texas Women's University

Available for:
-catching
-hitting
-pitching
-fielding

Kristin Smith played her college softball at Vernon College (NJCAA) and the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (NAIA). She was a full time catcher at both schools and earned multiple All-Conference and All-Region awards all four years of her playing career. After completing her playing career, Kristin went right into coaching and spent two years coaching at Vernon College (2005-2007) before making the move to Texas Woman's University (2007-2011). She was in charge of the catchers, pitchers, infielders, hitting and administrative duties at both schools during her collegiate coaching career. Kristin has also been involved in coaching select ball and has been giving private lessons for 8 years.

Kristin now lives in Lewisville with her husband Chris and their two sons, Gentry and Joe. She is available to work with catchers, hitters, and pitchers of all ages and experience levels.



Jordan (Jennings) Sutton- hitting/infield instructor
University of Dayton
Available for:
-Hitting/slapping
-Infield

Jordan Jennings was a scholarship athlete at University of Dayton, a Division 1 program in the Atlantic 10 Conference. Jordan signed on to become a Flyer in 2010 and became a four-year letter winner from 2011-2014. Jordan was sidelined by injury freshman year, but bounced back and earned a role at second base her sophomore year and a starting position at short-stop her junior and senior seasons. She became Dayton’s everyday shortstop. Not only was Jordan a strong defender, she was also a force for them on the offensive side of the game. She currently ranks fourth on the UD all-time homeruns list with 21 and is at the top of their team charts for multiple hit games, RBIs, and longest hitting streak. Jordan also was a key contributor to the Flyers reaching their conference tournament 3 of 4 times.

Originally from Flower Mound, Jordan graduated in May 2014 with a bachelor's degree in Science (Pre-Medicine) and minor in Entrepreneurship. She was a three time UD Scholar-Athlete and two time A10 Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree. She is available to work with players of all ages on hitting and defense



 

Hailey Winter- Catching/Fielding/Hitting instructor

Louisiana Tech University

Available for:

-hitting/slapping

-catching

-fielding

Hailey Winter was a starting third baseman and part-time catcher for Louisiana Tech University. LA Tech is an NCAA Division 1 program in the competitive Conference USA. She was voted captain of the bulldogs and was one of only two players to start all 52 games her junior year.  Hailey is a right-handed hitter who showed a great balance of both power and discipline at the plate. She had several multi-hit and multi-RBI games and even hit her first two homeruns in back-to-back fashion. She was also a dominant third baseman who possessed an impressive fielding percentage (.967). In 2015, Hailey earned her degree in Sociology from LA Tech.

Originally from Highland Village, Hailey was a four-year letterwinner at Marcus High School. She was named the District 8-5A Defensive Player of the Year as a senior, and received first team all-district, second team all-district, and team MVP honors throughout her career. She now is an umpire for all age groups including high school and upper-level select softball tournaments. Hailey was a weekly regular hitter with Alli throughout her high school career, so she is familiar with our program, coaching style, and hitting style. She is available to work on hitting, catching, and fielding.

 



Hannah Null- Pitching Instructor

Abilene Christian University

Available for:

- pitching 

Hannah Null was a starting pitcher for Abilene Christian University. ACU is an NCAA Division 1 program in the Southland Conference. Hannah will go down as one of the best pitchers in the history of ACU Softball. She holds the school record for season strikeouts with 192, career innings pitched with 702, career strikeout mark with 601, single-game strikeouts with 18. Hannah has tossed three no-hitters in her career and has been named Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week four times. Null was voted honorable mention, Third Team All-Southland Conference and First Team All-Southland Conference pitcher. She was awarded 2018’s Student Athlete of the Year for excelling on and off the field and encompassing the school’s mission of “Excellence For Christ”. In addition to playing at the collegiate level, Hannah has many years of experience instructing pitching lessons and working camps to players of all ages.

Originally from Highland Village and a player at Marcus High School, Hannah earned her degree in Journalism and Mass Communications at Abilene Christian University in 2018.



Shelby Henderson- Catching/Hitting instructor

Summer College Instructor

Lamar University

Available for: 

- catching

- hitting

Shelby Henderson is currently the catcher and 1st/3rd baseman for Lamar University, a D1 program in the Southland Conference. She was the 4-hole hitter and an integral part of the Keller High School team that won the 6A Texas State Championship in 2016. Shelby was the all-tournament team catcher at those state championships and was also a three-time academic all-district selection. She batted .309 as a freshman, .391 as a sophomore, .354 as a junior and .370 as a senior while hitting 15 home runs and driving in 145 runs during her career at Keller... All at just 5'3'' tall. Shelby hit with Alli for about 9 years before heading to Lamar. She also caught with Rachel for several years as well. She knows the system very well, is a great teacher, great with kids, and a perfect fit for our girls.

Shelby will be available during the summer only from about May 15th-August 10th (and possibly on school breaks in the future). She is available to work with catchers or hitters who are looking for summer lessons. 



BASEBALL INSTRUCTION


Matt Kennewell- Baseball Pitching Instructor

Cameron University

Available for:

-baseball pitching

-baseball hitting

Matt Kennewell is a 6'6" RHP who received a scholarship to pitch for the respected Junior College program Northern Oklahoma College in Enid, OK. At NOC, he helped his team to a Region 2 Championship, a Plains District Championship, and appearance in the Junior College World Series. After two seasons pitching for NOC, he then received a scholarship to Cameron University, a NCAA DII program in the Lone Star Conference. Matt overcame injury to pitch his final two seasons at Cameron. 

Matt is currently finishing his last year at University of North Texas with a Bachelor's degree in computer science and is also interning for Netsync. Pitching is his specialty, but he is available to work with both pitchers and hitters. Matt has a great understanding of not only the mechanics of a great pitcher, but the mentality and demeanor that must accompany it. He is a level-headed coach who is a great listener and works well with kids of all ages.