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.


Sarah Rotta

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

Donna Howell
Events Coordinator

Donna comes to PFX with over 25 years of fastpitch umpiring experience. Donna loves being around the softball fields, and will use her skills to assist in all the events hosted here at Legends Way. Donna will also be the contact person for all hospitailty questions for participants that will be coming from out of town!

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.


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.

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.


As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, PFX Athletics is overseen by a 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.


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).