Olympic Spotlight: Player Development from A to Zby National Fastpitch Coaches Association
As a former member of the Men's US National Team, Division I Coach, and Head Coach of the US Women's National Team, Coach Eriksen has been a part of developing athletes at all levels. Here you can join the room as he takes a deep dive into the development of players from A to Z.
Head coach of the United States Women’s National Team since 2011, Ken Eriksen will be leading the Red, White and Blue in their return to the Olympics this July in Tokyo. Joining USA Softball in 2002, Coach Eriksen is establishing himself as one of the winningest coaches in USA Softball Women’s National Team history, currently sitting second in all-time wins and compiling a 52-4 record at the helm of Team USA in major competitions. He has guided Team USA to a pair of gold medals, each at the WBSC World Championships and Pan American Games, respectively. As the longtime head coach at the University of South Florida, Coach Eriksen has steered the Bulls to 975 victories, 14 NCAA postseason berths, two Super Regionals and one Women’s College World Series in 23 seasons.