Power Line Hires New Pitching Coach – A Cause For Expansion
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
SAN DIEGO, California (July 28, 2011) – Power Line Consulting is pleased to announce the hiring of its
newest staff member, pitching coach Becca Heteniak, along with the expansion of the Power Line facility. Training will continue as usual during construction, which began July 28. The opening of the new space, which will accommodate pitching and additional team space, will be announced in late August.
Becca Heteniak adds elite pitching instruction to Power Line. The facility will take on the vacancy next door and double in size to accommodate its expanded services. With the expansion also comes the advancement of its overall mission, allowing Power
Line to mentor every aspect of athletic development throughout the softball community.
“I teach proper mechanics, situational awareness and the mental approach necessary for exceptional performance on the mound,” said Becca Heteniak. “I’m eager to share my knowledge and mentor athletes, both physically and mentally, in order to help
them reach their goals on and off the softball field.”
As a DePaul freshman in 2007, Heteniak was named Big East Rookie of the Year, first team All Big East, Big East All-Academic team member and awarded third team National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American team. Heteniak lead DePaul to an appearance at the Women's College World Series, where they finished 5th. In 2008, Heteniak was named Big East Conference Pitcher of the Year and Big East Championship Most Valuable Player. She was also recognized for being part of the Big East All-Academic team and the Big East Championship All-Tournament team. Named to the Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association first team All-Mideast region and the American Softball Association’s pre-season Top 50 Watch List, Heteniak has earned Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I National Player of the Week and USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the week honors. In 2010, Heteniak was nominated for the Lowe's Senior Class Award and placed as a Top 10 finalist for excellence on and off the field. Heteniak was a 6th overall draft pick by the NPF Tennessee Diamonds and graduated as DePaul’s second all-time winningest pitcher and is currently ranked top five in career strikeouts.
Heteniak played for Royal High School in Simi Valley, CA, and in 2005 she led her team to a CIF-SS Division 1 championship. Heteniak also played travel ball for the Southern California Pumas 18U Gold, coached by Gary Keohohou.
Heteniak’s pitching services will begin on August 29. Appointments can be scheduled online or by calling Power Line at (858) 277-7792.
Power Line Consulting was founded in the fall of 2008 by Sara Hayes, who, after 13 years of college coaching, decided she wanted to do something that would have a lasting impact on the softball community in San Diego and beyond. Her vision is to utilize elite tools and technology to expand the opportunities of athletes, coaches, teams and leagues. Power Line’s programs are structured to develop the complete athlete through skill training, mentoring, sports performance coaching and to advise athletes how to market those skills to college recruiters. Hayes also consults coaches as they grow their programs and promote their athletes. Power Line trains and mentors 100 athletes each week and has placed 35 student-athletes in colleges across the country. Power Line is recognized as a leading training and mentoring facility for young athletes in the Southwest region.
Sara Hayes, Owner, Power Line Consulting