Meet the Coaches
The Delaware Fillies Fast-Pitch head coaches no longer have children in the program. They coach for the love of the game and to teach and help develop young players. Experience at the club level, high school, and some college, our coaches are students of the game and camp & clinic enthusiasts, eager to learn from some of the best, and evolve with the game.
Coach John 'Kidd' Breeden - Fillies Breeden Head Coach
Coach Breeden has been coaching softball for 15 years, including 14 with the Fillies. Coach Breeden has coached rec and club teams from 12U-18U, including several years at each level. 'Coach Kidd's teams have done well over the years, including many championships, and a 2nd & 5th place finishes at 14U & 18U Nationals in Connecticut & Florida. Coach Breeden works as a marketing rep for the DMI group, and is married with three grown children and two grandchildren.
Coach Tom Sheehan -18U Head Coach
Coach Sheehan has been coaching softball for 18 years, including 15 with the Fillies. Coach Sheehan has coached at all youth levels including rec, high school, and club teams from 12U-18U. 'Coach Tom's' teams have many tourney wins, including 3 national championships, finalist in 2014 Road to Orlando, and a top 16 finish in the 2020 18U Triple Crown East Coast Summer Nationals. Coach Tom has been a high school assistant softball coach for 11 seasons, at Hodgson Vo-Tech, and currently at Caravel Academy (10 years), where he helped guide the Lady Bucs to three state softball championships ('16, '21 &'22). Coach Sheehan also works as a Service Engineer for Agilent Technologies,
Rebecca Alexander- Fillies Breeden Assistant Coach
Becca Alexander played for the Fillies, Middletown High School, and most recently Alfred University, where she started in the OF for all 4 years. Becca Graduated from Alfred University with a BS in Athletic Training. Becca is currently employed ATI Physical Therapy as Delcastle High School Athletic Trainer, she is also an Exercise Specialist for EPIC.
Samantha Carbonara - Fillies Breeden Pitching Coach
Samantha Carbonara pitched for Rock Gold 18u and St. George's Vo Tech for 4 years earning 2nd team All State her Senior year. Samantha most recently graduated Dominican College where she was a starting pitcher all 3 seasons, she also was named to the 21-22 CACC Softball All Academic Team. Sam graduated from Dominican College in three years with her degree in Social Science making the Dean's List two consecutive years. Sam offer's lessons for Pitching, Hitting & Fielding in her spare time.