Fred has been involved with the Downers Grove DOLLS & Rebels/Cheetahs for 12 years, for the last eight years has been the President of Travel for the Organization. He completed his 7th season as Head Coach in 2016 in which, during the 2016 season he lead the 1st ever 14U Cheetahs team to a 2nd Place PGF Nat. Qualifier in New Jersey – Earning a Premier Bid to California, 5th Place Finish Triple Crown Sparkler in Colorado earning a Power Pool bid for next year, Placed in top 6 in all of the ASA/PGF Tourneys competed in.
In 2017, his youngest daughter started to play travel softball, so he became an assistant coach for both his daughters teams. In that time as an assistant the teams he coached at the 18U level earned a PGF Bid each year for 3 seasons, and his daughters 12U team placed 2nd at Nationals in 2019.
He will be an assistant coach on the team working primarily with the pitchers, catchers and a bench coach, as he brings a decade of high level coaching to the staff.