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The Yale Softball Academy is very fortunate to have Dave work with our students. Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the program. He is currently the hitting and outfield coach for the Canadian Women's national team as well as the owner of Abbotsford's own Powerzone Academy indoor training center since 2003.  In 2008-2009 Dave was head coach of Denmark's men's national team and coached the 2005 Team BC at the Canada Summer Games.

Dave is a member of Softball Canada's long term player development committee and has been a coaching facilitator for the Competitive development coaching program since 2013.

Dave is also an accomplished Softball player.  Some of his ball career highlights include:  

• ISF World Champion in 1992, Silver Medal in 1996

• Pan Am Games Gold Medalist 1991 & 1995

• 8 year member of Canadian Men's National Fastpitch Team

• Canadian National Championship: 1 Gold, 3 Silver, 3 Bronze

• 2 Time ISC All-World Team, 2 Time All Canadian Team

• Inducted into Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame 



Ms. Schreyer is the teacher/director of the Softball Academy as well as a pitching instructor. Jen has been playing softball all her life and has a great passion for the game. She received a scholarship in 2003 to pitch for Simon Fraser University where she played for four years winning 4 regional championships and the NAIA national championship in 2005.  Jen was named to the region 1 all-star team in 2007 and pitched a perfect game in her senior season. After university Jen spent two summers playing professionally in Europe for the Vienna Wanderers in Austria and in Valencia, Spain for Antorcha. She was named most valuable pitcher of the Spanish League for the 2008 season. Jen brings a wealth of pitching experience and has been working with pitchers in Manitoba, BC and internationally since 2005.  She is a NCCP Certified CANPitch pitching instructor. 

Jen has worked with the academy since 2009.



The Yale Softball Academy is thrilled to have Charlotte Dolan on staff to work with our catchers. Charlotte grew up playing with the Surrey Storm organization who she won a national championship with in 2007.  That same year she made the junior national team and competed in the ISF junior world championships. In 2008 she was a member of the gold medal winning BC Provincial Team at the Canada Summer Games.  In 2009 she won a national championship with the White Rock Renegades and was also named to the Senior Women's National Team.  She received a scholarship to catch for UCLA Bruins and in 2010 was named to the All-Pac 10 Freshmen honourable mention team. Since then Charlotte has been coaching and giving lessons to young athletes to share her passion and knowledge for catching.  

Charlotte has worked with the academy since 2013.



Michelle Peters is an award-winning softball coach and successful businesswoman, founding and operating the Elite Softball Training Centre located in Abbotsford, BC. Michelle is currently head coach of the Douglas College Royals softball team (2013-current), where Michelle has led the Royals to three conference championships titles in her 4 years at Douglas, 2 championship game appearances and in 2017 was awarded the NFCA Northwest Athletic Conference’s coaching staff of the year award. She has coached BC’s U21 team to gold at the Canada Summer Games (2016-17), was a part of the NAIA National Championship team Simon Fraser University (2009-10) as assistant coach, and spent 2 seasons as associate head coach at LIU Post in NY (2004-06). 

Before turning to coaching, Michelle was a competitive multisport athlete. She played university softball (Pitcher, 2B, SS) at Long Island University, NY, making all-conference and all-region squads each year. On the ice, she competed in the National Women’s Hockey League with Team BC. She also played in the National Ringette League and with Team BC.  

Michelle has worked with the academy since 2017.