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Our Mission

The Battery is dedicated to helping athletes develop the fundamental skills of softball and baseball while understanding the values of hard work, teamwork, and self-improvement.  We are driven to prepare our athletes to compete at a higher level, while building confidence both on and off the field. 

Our team

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Erin Frye

Softball Instructor

Former Division I catcher with over 15 years of coaching experience, including seven years at the collegiate and varsity high school levels. Currently coaching at the 14/16U select level in Lincoln, CA. 

Playing experience:

  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

  • Big West First Team All Conference 2005

  • Second Team Academic All American 2005

coaching experience:

  • Simpson University (Redding, CA) 2008-2010

  • Foothill High School (Palo Cedro, CA) 2007, 2011-2013

  • Placer High School (Auburn, CA) 2019

  • Auburn Little League Softball (Auburn, CA) 2022

  • Lincoln Girls Softball Association (Lincoln, CA) 2023-Present


Amanda McKeen

Pitching Instructor

Former NAIA pitcher with over 15 years of playing experience. Focused on fundamentals and mechanics for personal development of yoiung athletes. 

PLaying experience:

  • Simpson University 

  • CalPac Champion 2011

  • NCCAA Runner-Up 2011

  • Archbishop Mitty High School

  • CCS Champion 2007

  • CCS Champion 2008


Ben Lillibridge

Baseball/Softball Instructor

Former catcher and first baseman with over 10 years of playing and coaching experience. Currently managing softball at the 10U select level in Lincoln, CA, as well as coaching Pony baseball in Rocklin.

coaching experience:

  • Lincoln Girls Softball Association (Lincoln, CA) 2020-2024

  • Rocklin Pony Baseball (Rocklin, CA) 2021-2024

Coaching philosophy:

  • Ben has a passion for the game and enjoys helping athletes succeed and expand their skills. His goal is to raise up leaders in the game and the community, teaching life lessons and fundamentals. 

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