Head Coach Brian Bowman

Current Team18u-BB

Brian has been in and around the game of girls softball for over 30 years. Starting as an umpire in Southern California for his two sisters softball organization. Most recently coaching the 2013/2014 Rebels Elite 16U team. He also has been involved with coaching both the Downers Grove Outlaws and the Illinois Outlaws 11U and 12U “A” travel teams. Brian lives in Downers Grove with his wife Tami and Daughter Nicole. His 2014 Rebels Elite team recently finished 17th at USA/ASA 16u A nationals in Virginia.

Coaching Philosophy:

  • Individual development
  • Focus on Fundamentals of the game and skill development at both infield and outfield positions
  • Develop confidence in all players
  • Focus on leadership in each girl, being mentally and physically tough
  • Challenge each girl to be winners on and off the field
  • Develop responsible and accountable female athletes
  • Focus on giving back to the game of softball
  • Create an environment where
  • Friendships are fostered
  • Discipline is emphasized
  • Fundamentals and mechanics are stressed at all times
  • Respect for the game and each other is encouraged