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    New 8U Head Coach Bridinger

    Central Ohio Pride would like to welcome Head Coach Claire Bridinger to the Pride family! 


    A former college softball pitcher at Ohio Wesleyan University, Claire lead the team to 2 NCAC titles. She received Conference Pitcher of the Year awards, and remains an NCAC and OWU record holder in multiple pitching categories.


    She brings experience coaching at Rec and High School levels, pitching instruction for various ages'and 5 years umpiring ASA and OHSAA softball.


    She just completed her 12th year as the Physical Education teacher at St. Matthew the Apostle Catholic School (K-8) We would like to give a warm welcome to Coach Bridinger and know that she will bring development to many young ladies for years to come!

    New 10U Head Coach Jones

    Central Ohio Pride Would Like To Welcome Head Coach Jared Jones To The Pride Family



    Jared Jones brings 17 years of softball coaching experience to the Pride organization. 

    Mentored by Pride's own founding members, he began coaching Rec & All-star softball teams for the LGSA.  Jared has been involved in several organizations where he has coached age groups 10U - 16U for 14 years, and he was president of his own travel organization for six years.  He also coached Lancaster Jr. High club softball for 6 years, as well as Varsity assistant softball coach for 2 years at Fairfield Union. 

    When he is not coaching softball, Jared works as an electrician, and he and his wife have been married for 25 years, raising three daughters of their own.

    Central Ohio Pride

    Central Ohio Pride Organization was formed in 2000 with the intent to give high level softball players a place to grow, learn and compete at the highest level. Central Ohio Pride is committed to teach  our girls all aspects of the game, show them what it takes to compete at the highest level of softball and to mold these girls into great people! 

    Joe Ogg

    Central Ohio Pride

    Phone: 740-438-6126

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      109 Whittier Drive N

      Lancaster, Ohio 43130