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Rick Hanson - 16U Head Coach

Coach Hanson is the Head Coach of the 2015 Valley Stompers 16U team.  This team will be made up of girls from the area that have experienced travel ball and want to continue to develop their skills in a positive, competitive, environment at a high level of play.  Coach Hanson has 6 years’ experience coaching girls at the recreational and travel ball level with the Stompers program. In recent years he has been Head Coach for Stompers 14U, 12U and 10U teams.

Coach Hanson’s philosophy is focused on a team concept which motivates and reinforces hard work, dedication, and teamwork, instilling the importance of having fun while developing critical fundamentals of the game. He believes in providing skilled guidance and instruction in softball, to help his players perform to their highest capabilities and inspire their passion for the game through their high school careers and beyond.

Coach Hanson was raised in the Bay Area and competed competitively in both baseball and softball for more than 30 years. While playing for San Ramon Valley High School, he received EBAL All-league honors as well as the EBAL batting title.  

Coach Hanson can be reached at or 925-997-1345.