7 Deadly Spins Fastpitch has high standards for quality instruction and player relationships.
Instructor levels range from 1-2 and refer primarily to the amount of experience an instructor has as well as their time with the company.
If you have questions please call our front desk at 610-440-4349.
Fielding, Hitting, Pitching
Strength and Conditioning
Strength and Coniditioning
Alex MacLean started playing softball when she was 5 years old and she has been hooked ever since. She graduated from Northampton Area High School in 2009 and hold records in career wins (51) and shutouts (29).
After graduating high school MacLean went on to play Division 1 softball at Bucknell University. As a freshman she was named rookie of the year and tournament MVP, she also threw the team’s first no-hitter in two decades. MacLean currently holds 9 spots on the program’s top-10 single season record lists including games played, starts, wins and strikeouts. In addition, she holds 6 spots on the program’s career lists including games, starts, shutouts and strikeouts.
Alex works with students of all ages. She is passionate about developing students and helping them reach their goals. Alex is a certified instructor with Tincher Pitching.
Briane (BB) Aquila is a 2021 Graduate of Whitehall High School and is currently a student at Cedar Crest College majoring in Psychology. In her freshman campaign Aquila helped Cedar Crest finish 3rd in the Colonial States Athletic Conference.
BB has been playing softball for 15 years. She played for Whitehall High School and for the Lehigh Valley Heat 18u and 23u teams. BB was a member of the 2022 7DS summer camp staff where she worked with players of all ages.
She is excited to share her love for the sport, allowing other young athletes to feel the love from a coach that they don't always have. Along with sharing her experiences with the sport that she loves, BB especially wants to help any young athletes get through the challenges that can come with being an athlete.
Janae Matos has been a lifetime softball lover. She graduated from Catasauqua High School and was a 4-year starter and 3-year captain.
Matos went on to Moravian College to follow her dreams of playing collegiate softball. At Moravian, Janae was a 4-year starter and 3-year captain. In 2017 Matos was named the NCAA DIII National Catcher of the Year and NFCA First Team All-American. Janae was a two-time First Team Landmark Conference selection, Landmark Conference Player of the Year and All-Region selection.
She holds the record for the most putouts in a game with 19, and is among the leaders in career putouts (881) and career fielding percentage (.993). While being successful on the field was important, it was equally as important to thrive in the classroom. Janae became a CoSIDA Academic All-American and was a member of the Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll Team all 4 years of her career.
She has continued to share her love of the game while becoming the head coach of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 18U Gold Team in the 2018-2019 season. Janae brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to 7DS.
Terry Csrenko has been involved in competitive softball for over 20 years. He transitioned to coaching girls fastpitch softball after playing men’s Fastpitch from 1996-2014 where he competed for a National Championship with the Allentown Patriots.
Coach Csrenko focuses on assessment and helps his students develop into confident, powerful hitters. He is big on the mental approach, technique and building confidence with his students. Terry has coached teams at every age group and currently serves as the assistant Varsity Coach at Emmaus High School and as a coach for the Emmaus Force. Terry is passionate about coaching and brings out the best in his students.
Eric Lasko brings his passion for coaching and developing athletes to 7 Deadly Spins Fastpitch. Eric has been coaching since 2010 and started at the recreation level teaching beginner softball players all aspects of the game. In recent years he transitioned to coaching tournament softball. When Eric's daughter Madison showed an interest in catching and he learned alongside her. Together they spent hours practicing, studying, and researching techniques and drills.
Coach Eric is passionate about developing young players into catchers and athletes. He pushes his students to not only understand the mental and technical aspects of catching, but also to build confidence in his students to be physically dominant behind the plate.
Christine Scherr began her softball career playing travel softball at age 9. She graduated from Nazareth Area High School in 2009 and was a 4-year varsity starter. Christine played tournament softball for 18u Sellersville Belles from 2005-2009. After graduating Scherr went on to play softball at Division 1 Monmouth University. She started nearly every game as a Hawk and hit in the leadoff position.
As a freshman, she earned Northeast Conference rookie of the week honors. As a sophomore, she was named first team all-conference. After recovering from a shoulder injury, she came back in her junior season to have her best year offensively hitting 10 homeruns. Christine appears 3 times on the career-high leaderboard in Program history for runs scored, walks, and doubles. Christine also appears on the Program history leaderboard for walks and homeruns in a single-season.
After graduating from Monmouth in 2013 with a bachelor’s of science in accounting and finance, Christine went on to work in public accounting. She returned to softball in 2018-2019 joining the Sellersville Belles 18u team as Assistant Coach. She now joins 7DS to continue to give back to the game she loves. Christine is passionate about teaching the fundamentals and mechanics of hitting and fielding that will support players throughout their careers.
Julianna Evans is a native to the Lehigh Valley. She graduated from Lehighton High School in 2012 where she was a pitcher and utility player. Julianna continued her education and softball career at Houghton College where she caught and pitched. Julie was a reliever for the Lions and primarily played 3rd base. After graduating college Evans coached at Lehighton High School for 3 seasons. She also joined the Lehigh Valley Patriots Women’s softball team and found her niche for pitching. Julianna joined 7DS as a front desk team member but quickly expressed interest in instructing. She remarks “I wish I had all these resources when I was playing”. Julianna is a 12th grade english teacher and often applies her teaching strategies to her pitching lessons at 7DS. We are excited to have Julianna on the 7DS team and look forward to her helping students reach their goals.
Cassidy has been playing softball since she was 8 years old. She played for Northwestern Lehigh Athletic Association and Phantoms Fastpitch. Lentz is a 2018 graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High school where she played outfield and pitcher. She is a former student of Coach Alex and worked various softball camps and clinics throughout her high school and college career.
After graduating high school Lentz continued her career at Penn State Hazleton where she studied Psychology. She took 5th place in the Small College World Series. In her senior season she led her team to a 2nd place finish at the USCAA Small College World Series. Cassidy is pursuing her masters degree in counseling at Kutztown University. She is excited to share her love of the game with the next generation of softball players!
Josh Serrano is a 2022 East Stroudsburg University Graduate where he earned his Masters in Exercise Science. A two sport athlete, Josh competed in football and track at ESU.
While completing his masters degree at East Stroudsburg, Josh served as the graduate assistant for softball, field hockey and football. Josh believes that adversity brings strength and is excited to work with the 7DS athletes to help them build strength and reach their goals.
Laurie Segreaves is the Head Strength Coach at Executive Education Charter School in Allentown. She formerly served as the Assistant Strength Coach at Moravian University and spent time at Yale University in 2018.
Seagreaves is a 2011 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School and a 2016 graduate of Kutztown University where she was a 4-year starter for KU’s Nationally ranked Women’s Rugby team - finishing as high as 3rd in the nation for Division II. She was also a player on the KUWRFC 7s team that competed in the Collegiate Rugby Championship, broadcast live on NBC.
Upon graduation from Kutztown, Laurie began her career as a strength coach and a competitor in the United States Powerlifting Association where she won multiple competitions. Coach Laurie - or commonly known as “Coach Lo” to her athletes, is CSCS and USAW certified and holds a Bachelor’s of Science.
Customers have questions, you have answers. Display the most frequently asked questions, so everybody benefits.Shelby Jurasits is a 2021 graduate of Pocono Mountain East High School. A 3-year letter winner, she was a member of the 2021 District 11 Championship team that won the first title in program history. Shelby primarily played first base and contributed on offense as a power hitter. She played for the Pocono Pride travel organization from 2016 to 2021 where she led the team to many championship finishes.
Shelby is continuing her education at Kutztown University where she is studying Middle School education. She also coaches with the Pocono Predators and Pocono Mountain East Little League team who won the District 29 title. In her free time Shelby enjoys watching her younger sisters, Karlie and Kaycee play as well as photography. Shelby enjoys helping her students break down the fundamentals to build a strong foundation for a successful softball career.
Shannon Gallagher started playing softball when she was 5 years old and fell in love with the game. Her primary positions are infield and pitching. She is a 2017 alumni from Catasauqua High School. Throughout her Catasauqua career, she received both All-League and All- Area honors. During her tournament softball days, she was part of Lehigh Valley Phantoms Fastpitch on the 18U Gold coached by Bobby Thomas. She later played at Lehigh Carbon Community College.
During Gallagher’s time at LCCC, the team won back to back Region XIX tournament sending the cougars to NJCAA Nationals in Minnesota two years in a row and for the first time in school history. Along with being named First Team All-Region both years, she also received NJCAA First Team All-American, Region XIX Pitcher of the Year and 2019 Region XIX MVP. She also hit a milestone of 100 hits in only 2 years. At LCCC she holds the single season records for Homeruns (10), RBIs (56), Wins (25), Strikeouts(101), Wins (25) and Innings Pitched (221). She also holds career records Homeruns (18), RBIs (103) and Wins (28). She ended her 2019 season tied at 1st in the Nation for wins in the NJCAA.
Prior to covid, she coached Central Catholic Middle School and was assistant on varsity. She is now an assistant coach with the Phantoms Fastpitch 18U Gold team. One thing that has given her constant happiness in her life is softball. After being away from the game for a little, she is excited to share her knowledge and love of the game to future softball players.
Maddie Fraley is a 2020 graduate of Northampton High School and is currently studying Elementary Education and Psychology at Moravian University. Maddie has played softball for 15 years. She was a 4 year starter at Northampton on the Varsity team and was also a part of Phantoms 18U Gold team for 3 years.
In addition to playing at competitive levels, Maddie has experience with coaching children from recreational leagues to high school. Experiences shape our perceptions and how we take in information, so having positive relationships and sessions are a huge part of Maddie's approach to coaching. Coach Fraley believes that when we are in a setting that empowers us, we are able to become comfortable with pushing ourselves to see our skills develop and flourish. Learning is never a one way street, and she believes that an active approach to teaching and building on children’s skills helps to foster a supportive environment conducive to growth. Above all, softball is fun and she looks forward to learning and growing along with her students!
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