SYA Xplosion Fastpitch is based in Centreville, Virginia and athletes from Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties comprise our rosters. Xplosion teaches advanced softball to prepare our athletes for success in HS, and in preparation for college prospecting and recruitment. Xplosion Fastpitch typically fields four to five teams.
We welcome dedicated players who are interested in playing competitive travel softball. If you are interested in mid-season opportunities please email our commissioner.
SYA Xplosion Fastpitch 2019 to 2020 teams
Coach Donnie Dutton who is also the Centreville High School varsity coach leads our Varsity team. Our team competes in regional events during the summer and fall, and offers winter training in preparation for high school tryouts. His assistant coach is Rob Estabrooke who is also the Xplosion commissioner and has many years of travel softball coaching experience. Coach Dutton has a team manager and two additional professional assistant coaches who are part of his leadership team. Coach Donnie is returning in the 2020-2021 season to lead our 18u Varsity team again!
14u Junior Varsity:
Coach Jessica Darst who is also the Falls Church High School varsity coach leads our JV team. Our JV team competes in local events and is training-centric to prepare the athletes for success in high school. The team operates all year. Her assistant is David Schatzman who is also the Xplosion assistant commissioner and the team manager, and also has many years of youth athletic coaching experience. The team also has two very qualified current and former D1 softball players as part of the regular practice flow of the team. There are also several parents comprising our non-parent and parent-based adult leadership. The team also benefits from a HS varsity pitching coach, a strength trainer, and an agility trainer as part of our off-season professional training team. Coach Jess is returning for the 2020-2021 season to lead the 2019-2020 14u team to 16u JV.
Coach B. is our 12u coach. Coach B has 40 years of experience playing, coaching and training athletes. Prior to arriving to the Xplosion, Coach B was a high school football and select team fast pitch coach in Southern California. He has coached softball at the recreation, all-star, select and travel team levels. Coach B is supported by a group of fantastic assistant coaches, that have been Head High School and Travel Softball Coaches. Coach B. will be returning in 2020-2021 to lead his team from 12u to 14u
Coach Wyatt is our other 12u coach. Coach Wyatt and his assistant coaches promote training and development of our athletes with the goal to teach each athlete the fundamentals of competitive softball. Coach Wyatt will be returning again to continue coaching his team in their 2nd year of 12u.
SYA Little League recreational all-star teams transition into a summer and fall tournament team offering a full-year softball-development experience. Sign up for this hybrid spring experience that will lead to great things over the summer and fall!