Directory

Our Team

Alison Strange
President, Executive Director

Alison Strange graduated from Stetson University, where she played softball for the Hatters. After graduation, she earned her Masters in Business Administration and Juris Doctor. Ms. Strange moved to Clermont in 2006 where she began her law practice while also touring with the Pro-Fastpitch X-treme Tour (PFX Tour). Ms. Strange took the lead role for PFX Athletics in 2014.

Bob Borak II
Vice President, Director

Bob Borak has been a fastpitch softball umpire and tournament director for women’s and girls’ events for over 30 years. Mr. Borak serves the PFX Athletics staff by overseeing collegiate tournaments and the Legends Way Ballfield facilities.

Sarah Rotta
Programs Manager

Coach Rotta comes to PFX with over 17 years coaching college softball. Coach Rotta oversees programming at PFX Athletics. Coach Rotta is always looking for people (players and parents) who are passionate about fastpitch softball to assist her with programs.

Ashley Frydrych
Events Coordinator

A former college softball player herself, Ms. Frydrych loves fastpitch softball and THE Spring Games. Ms. Frydrych worked for six years in public parks facilities and event management before returning home to Central Florida and PFX Athletics.

Kristine Dolunt
Programs Coordinator

An NAIA Champion of Character award-recipient and former collegiate coach, Ms. Dolunt has been an extraordinary addition to the PFX staff. In addition to coaching one of the Team PFX travel softball teams, she oversees camps and clinics at all levels.

Jason Shindoll
Concessions Manager

Mr. Shindoll is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts.  Serving more than just hamburgers and hot dogs, Legends Way Cafe provides healthy and affordable choices to satisfy your hunger and thirst while playing or watching games.

Jon Jones
Facilities Director (Volunteer)

In addition to over 30 years experience as a general contractor, Dr. Jones holds a Doctorate degree in Sports Business. He is vital in helping us stay ahead of the game when it comes to providing you with first class facilities!

Danielle DeFeo
Instructor and Coach

After she graduated from the Stevens Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Ms. DeFeo joined our team as a player. Today, she works with slappers on Team PFX and through our instructional programs.

Cheyanna Johnson
Instructor and Coach

A Berea College graduate, Ms. Johnson began coaching our 12U Team PFX travel teams in 2017. Ms. Johnson has been a writer and advocate for women’s sports throughout her career and is a positive influence on young girls.

As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, PFX Athletics is overseen by a five-person Board of Directors. The Board meets every six months to establish the key operational objectives of the Company.

Dr. Dot Richardson, M.D.
Founder, Secretary/Treasurer

Dr. Richardson’s story is detailed in “Our Story,” above. After serving in the position of Director of the National Training Center in Clermont where she was instrumental in raising the funds necessary to construct Legends Way Ballfields, in 2014, Dr. Richardson was offered the head coaching position at Liberty University, which she accepted.

Dr. Jo Ann Jones, PhD
Board Chair

Dr. Jones has been a resident of South Lake County and has served as an advocate for children’s and women’s rights as an educator for almost three decades. Dr. Jones is the Director of Advancement for Real Life Christian Academy, a private school in South Lake County, where she is focusing on developing programs and community relationships.

Andrew DeClercq
Vice Chair

Mr. DeClercq resides in Clermont, Florida with his wife and children. He is currently a pastor at Highpoint Church in Orlando, Florida. Before taking on the responsibility of religious leadership, Mr. DeClercq spent over ten years as a professional basketball player in the NBA after graduating from the University of Florida in 1994.

Avis Vaught
Board Member

Ms. Vaught is a resident of The Villages, Florida and the Coach of the Villages softball and volleyball teams. In 2016, Ms. Vaught led The Village Diamonds, a 60+ softball team, to a USA Masters’ National Championship. She is a collegiate All-American from Florida State University and a Jimmy Carnes Florida Senior Games Athlete of the Year (2010).