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USA Elite Training LLC - Florida

Professional Softball Instruction

Professional Softball Instruction

703 N Flamingo Rd. Pembroke Pines FL 33026
Adjacent to the Memorial West Parking Garage
954-826-8422 to schedule


Classes - Fall 2016

Pitching - Beginner/Intermediate on Sundays 2 pm - 3 pm click here to register at Memorial Sports Center

Hitting - Wednesdays 6 pm - 7 pm click here to register at Memorial Sports Center

Slapping - Wednesday 5 pm - 6 pm at Silver Lakes Park email to register

Strength & Conditioning  - Wednesdays 7 pm - 8 pm email to register

USA Elite Training LLC will be conducting private hitting and pitching lessons as well as classes at our sister location in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Using the same training techniques as our flagship location in CT that has produced, NCAA All Americans, High School Gatorade All Americans and many, many players who have gone on to play in college. While USA Elite - Florida will be its own unique location it will rely on the resources, personnel, training techniques and support staff of our headquaters in CT.

USA Elite Training - Florida is proud to announce our new staff member Rainey Gaffin standout at U of Tennessee 

USA Elite Training - Florida Owner/Director - Kim Gwydir

Kim Gwydir is the Former Head Softball Coach at Florida International University and has been working with the Gold Coast Hurricanes for many years. Kim formally ran "On The Rise Softball" in Broward County. See Kim's full Bio. Kim's former students include a US Olympic Gold medal winning pitcher, a Canadian Olympic pitcher, and many, many players who have gone on to U of South Florida, U of Florida, Notre Dame, Georgia, U of Virginia, Nova Southeastern, Florida Gulf Coast, FAU and many other schools. Kim will be splitting her time between the Florida location and continuing to direct the hitting at the Cheshire, CT location of USA Elite Training.


Private lessons - USA Elite Florida

  • The difference with USA Elite Training is all players are instructed in the same methodology. This training method has been created from over 15 years of training successful softball players.
  • Initial Evaluation $30 for half hour
  • Lesson Rates
    • Director Rate (for Kim Gwydir or Jennifer Hapanowicz)
      • $40 for half hour
      • $80 for hour
    • Senior Pitching Instructor Rate
      • $35 for half hour
      • $70 for hour
    • Instructor Rate
      • $30 for half hour
      • $60 for hour
  • Groups of 3 or more - please call 954-826-8422
  • Currently all lessons will be scheduled on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays
    Call 954-826-8422 to schedule a lesson

24 Hour Cancellation Policy

  • All lessons require a 24 hour cancellation notice or the lesson fee will be charged
  • If a client has repeat violations of the cancellation policy, a credit card on file will be required.


Class Schedule 2016

Strength and Conditioning Classes with Coach Joyce Harold

  • Former NCAA D1 Softball Player
  • Certified Trainer
  • Classes on Sunday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Cost $10 per 1 hour class
  • Call 954-826-8422 for more information

All classes take place at :

703 N Flamingo Rd. Pembroke Pines FL 33026
Adjacent to the Memorial West Parking Garage

Group Lessons

Team pitching sessions also available

Strength and Conditioning