Assistant Coach of Augustana University and 2019 Division II National Champions. Thompson is a former all-American collegiate softball player and a softball coaching standout at the national level.
University of Sioux Falls – assistant coach 2017-18. Firecrackers Fastpitch – Fall 2014 (Stockton, CA). Capital City Comets 18U Gold - 2014-15 (Sacramento, CA). Chemeketa Community College, (Salem Oregon) – assistant coach 2013-14.
USF Assistant Coach 2018
St. Cloud State - 2019 & 2020 Assistant Coach Helped lead the Huskies back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 9 years. Prior to St. Cloud - Coached with Kelsey Thompson on the Sioux Falls Steel. In 2019, the Steel claimed first place finishes in the USSSA Early Bird Invite, Nikki G Invite, South Dakota State Tournament, Ringeck Tournament & ASA A 18U Northern Nationals.
Kara is from Brookings SD, She then went on to a 4 year softball career at Augustana University. In 2019 her personal accomplishments include NCAA DII National Champion, a Central Region II Champion, an NSIC Tournament Champion, First-team All-NSIC, NSIC All-Tournament team, Easton/NFCA DII Scholar-Athlete and Earned a spot on the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence.
Theresa coached the SD Renegades Black team in 2011. She has spent the past summers coaching the South Dakota Gold and guiding them to numerous championships including South Dakota ASA State 16U State Champions & 16U Ringneck Champions. SD Gold Finished Top 13 at the 2019 ASA A 16U National Championship and Top 7 at the 2020 ASA A 18U National Championship. 2018 Champions at the Lexi Kretsch summer showdown.
Grace is a Roosevelt High School Graduate and was a four-year academic honor roll selection and National Honor Society member. She was listed as No. 23 of FloSoftball's Top 100 recruits in the country for 2019. Her Senior year of High School she was Named First Team All-State, hitting .451 with seven home runs and 26 runs batted in with 113 strikeouts in the circle over 14 games.