COACH SORAYA VALDEZ-FRICK
PITCHING, HITTING, DEFENSE, THROWING, COLLEGE RECRUITING
Soraya Valdez-Frick has been a staple coach at Premiere Softball Academy
ever since 2013. Soraya is great with girls of all ages from littles to 18u getting ready to head off to college. She's patient and extremely knowledgeable of the game of softball.
"Soraya brings a lot of experience as a former player who grew up in our softball community and continued to compete at one of the highest levels of softball. It's always exciting to watch a player come back to teach and become a coach. Soraya brings a lot of excitement and knowledge to the game. She is a great addition to PSA, and we are very excited to have her."
- Coach Christie McCoy
About Soraya "Aya"
Soraya is a recent graduate of Coppin State University, where she played shortstop for four years and remains one of the top impact players in program history. She helped lead the Eagles to three consecutive conference tournaments. Soraya was named on All- MEAC Honors three times. She was always in the top two for leading the team in RBIs, Batting Average, Hits, Homeruns and so much more during her career at Coppin and was voted as the team’s Captain 3 out of her four years.
A native of San Mateo, Calif., Soraya attended Aragon High School, where she led the Dons to their first post season appearance in years! As a senior, she faced some trials and tribulations when having to deal with a Torn ACL 5 games into her Senior season. Not only will she be able to help your children grow physically but also mentally since she had to overcome some MAJOR obstacles prior to heading off to college.
Soraya is not only beginning her coaching career doing private lessons she is now an assistant coach at the San Jose Lady Sharks 16u Burley. Soraya played for the San Jose Lady Sharks from 14u all the way to 18u GOLD.
Soraya earned her bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Coppin State University in 2021. While being a recent College graduate she is very knowledgeable of the game and will challenge your girls to grow not only physically but mentally too.