TEAM AIST Softball

 

Team AIST Softball History

Since 2002, AIST has been traveling the world with select players from across the country to competing in a variety of sports. The selection process is based on recommendations from coaches as well as statistical leaders from around the nation at all levels of college play. For our high school selected players can be from an AIST Tryout, college coaches recommendations, college showcase events or from our research of online player profiles. As a player you will gain cultural experience, personal growth, as well as improving your skills and creating many new friendships along the way. We hope you join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity.  

Benefits of Traveling with AIST Select Teams

Our program is designed to give athletes the opportunity to experience your sport on an international level.  Some tours include tournament play against national teams and other tours are exhibition tours vs. club teams.  The experience to explore the world combined with sports gives you the unique opportunity to be more than a tourist.  You'll enjoy meeting new friends from around the world and teammates from all over the USA.  We hope you will learn something to help you improve as a player and gain knowledge of the world around you. Here are a few other reasons to travel with AIST:

 

  • Experience of a Lifetime
  • Personal Growth
  • Educational sightseeing excursions and experiences
  • Emersion into an unfamiliar culture
  • Develop new techniques and opportunities to improve your skills
  • A better understanding of the world around you
  • Meeting new friends, teammates and opponents from around the world
  • For High School Athletes - a chance to gain experience playing with like talent as preparation for the college level

 

Team History:
  • 2018 - Italy Exhibition Softball - College Tour
  • 2018 - Paris/Amsterdam Exhibition Softball - College Tour
  • 2018 - Robur 58 Softball Tour - 1st Place U19
  • 2018 - Italy U19 Softball - 1st Annual Vittorio Pino Memorial - 7th and 8th place
  • 2018 - Dominican Republic Softball U19 Tour - vs. National team of DR and club teams
  • 2017 - Italy Softball Tournament 1st place
  • 2017 - Paris / Amsterdam Exhibition Tour - 4-0
  • 2016 – Italy Softball Team Stars and Team Stripes
  • 2016 – Italy U19 Softball Tour - Team stars and Team StripesTeam AIST
  • 2016 – Dominican Republic U19
  • 2015 – Prague Softball Week
  • 2015 – Italy Softball Team Stars and Team Stripes
  • 2015 – Italy U19 Softball Tour
  • 2015 – Dominican Republic U19
  • 2015 – Italy Tuscany Series - U19
  • 2015 – Paris Amsterdam Softball Tour
  • 2014 – Italy U19 Softball Tour
  • 2014 – Dominican Republic U19
  • 2014 – Italy Tuscany Series - U19
  • 2014 – Paris Amsterdam Softball Tour
  • 2014 – Prague Softball Week - 2nd Place
  • 2014 – Italy Softball Team Stars Tour - 1st and 2nd Place
  • 2014 – Italy Softball Team Stripes Tour
  • 2013 – Paris Amsterdam Softball Tour
  • 2013 – Prague Softball Week Team Stars Tour
  • 2013 – Prague Softball Week Team Stripes Tour
  • 2013 – Italy Softball Team Stars Tour
  • 2013 – Italy Softball Team Stripes Tour
  • 2013 – Domincian Republic U19 Tour
  • 2012 – Domincian Republic U19Tour
  • 2012 – Prague Softball Week Champions -Team Stars
  • 2012 – 2nd Place Prague Softball Week AIST Team Stripes
  • 2012 – Italy Softball Tour 2nd Place
  • 2011 – 2nd Place Prague Softball Week
  • 2011 – 2nd Place Italy Softball Tournament
  • 2010 – 3rd Place Prague Softball Week
  • 2009 – 1st Place Italy TournamentTeam AIST
  • 2008 – 1st Place Prague Tournament
  • 2008 – 1st Place Dominican Republic Tournament
  • 2008 – 2nd Place Italy Tournament
  • 2007 – 1st Place Italy Tournament
  • 2007 – 1st Place Prague Tournament
  • 2006 – 1st Place Italy Tournament
  • 2005 – 1st Place Robur 58 Tournament
  • 2004 – 1st Place Sweden Tournament
  • 2003 – 2nd Place Robur 58 Tournament
AIST Select Teams Coaches
AIST would like to thank the following coaches for their service to AIST and commitment to our select team athletes.
  • 2019 - Siera Sheehan - NY Club Coach - Italy U19
  • 2019 - Brandon Jenkins - Georgia Club Coach - Italy U19
  • 2019 - Katlin Calogera - DC Club Coach - Paris/AMS U19 Tour
  • 2019 - Diane Meyer - Coe College - Italy Tour
  • 2019 - Kat Ihlenburg - Georgia Gwinnett College - Amsterdam/Paris
  • 2019 - Jadyn Wallis - University of Sciences and Arts of Oklahoma
  • 2019 - Andrea Kenney - UC Monterey Bay - Prague Softball Stars 
  • 2018 - Erica Beach - Beach Softball Club - Italy U19
  • 2018 - Casey Chrietzberg - Dominican Republic U19
  • 2018 - Aaron Moore - Roosevelt University - Robur 58 Softball U19
  • 2018 - Robin Baker - University of Wisconsin Eau Claire - Italy U19 Tour
  • 2018 - Amanda Berneking - Buena Vista University - Amsterdam/Paris 2019
  • 2018 - Bobby Buchanan - Louisiana College - Italy Softball Tour
  • 2018 - Amber Affholter - West Virginia University - Italy Softball Tour
  • 2017 - Ellie Fracker - Fort Lewis College - Italy Softball Tour
  • 2017 - Elizabeth Economon - Pitt State (formerly) - Paris/Amsterdam
  • 2016 – Breanne Nasti - Adelphi University – Italy Softball Tour
  • 2016 – Mandie Berneking - Buena Vista University – Italy Softball Tour
  • 2016 – Jen Starek - University of New Haven – Italy Softball Tour
  • 2016 – Tori Nyberg - Dominican University of CA – Italy Softball Tour
  • 2015 – Meaggan Pettipiece - Northwood University - Paris Amsterdam Softball Tour
  • 2015 – Elizabeth Economon - Pittsburgh State University - Italy Softball Tour
  • 2015 – Anita Kubicka - Montclair State University - Italy Softball Tour
  • 2015 – Andrea Kenney - Cal State Monterey Bay - Prague Softball Week
  • 2015 – Kat Ihlenberg - Georgia Gwinnett College - Dominican Republic U19
  • 2015 – Morgan Facchini - Biola University - Italy Series U19
  • 2015 – Kaitlin Calogera - Italy Series U19
  • 2014 – Miguel Justiniano - Fayetteville State University – Prague Softball Week
  • 2014 – Breanne Nasti - Adelphi University – Prague Softball Week
  • 2014 – Lori Coleman - Biola University – Paris Amsterdam Softball Tour - Dominican Republic U19
  • 2014 – Lisa Iancin - LI Softball Academy New Jersey – Italy Tuscany Series U19
  • 2014 – Jennifer Bagley Trotter - Missouri Western State University – Italy Softball Tour Team Stripes
  • 2014 – Donnie Danklefsen - Trine Univeristy – Italy Softball Tour Team Stars
  • 2013 – Lori Coleman - Biola University – Prague Softball Week Team Stars
  • 2013 – Diana Pepin - Eastern Connecticutt State University – Prague Softball Week Team Stripes
  • 2013 – Molly Rathbun - Eastern Connecticutt State University – Prague Softball Week Team Stripes
  • 2013 – Lisa Iancin - LI Softball Academy New Jersey – Dominican Republic U19
  • 2013 – Tifany Tolleson - Former UNC All American – Dominican Republic U19
  • 2013 – Diana Consolmagno - University of Hartford –Amsterdam Paris Softball Tour
  • 2013 – Misty Jenkins - Rutgers University – Amsterdam Paris Softball Tour
  • 2013 – Andrea Kenney - University of California at Monterey Bay – Italy Softball Team Stripes
  • 2013 – Meaggan Pettipiece - Northwood University – Italy Softball Team Stripes
  • 2013 – Bev Wilton - Northwood University – Italy Softball Team Stripes
  • 2012 – Dave Williams - University of California San Marcos – Italy Softball Team Stripes
  • 2012 – Alexandra Fox - Elms College – Italy Softball Team Stripes
  • 2012 – Kristin Larson- Biola University – Italy Softball Team Stars
  • 2012 – Lori Coleman - Biola University – Italy Softball Team Stars
  • 2012 – Scott McIntosh – Long Island Hurricanes - Dominican Republic
  • 2012 – Bridget Burt – Hudson Valley Hurricanes - Dominican Republic
  • 2012 – Erica Beach – University of New Mexico – Prague Softball Week 2012 Champions
  • 2012 – Erica Beach – University of New Mexico – Prague Softball Week 2012 Champions
  • 2012 - Diana Consolmagno – Hartsford University – Prague Softball Week
  • 2012 - Misty Beaver – Rutgers Univeristy – Prague Softball Week
  • 2011 - Diana Consolmagno – Hartsford University – Italy Tour
  • 2011 - Misty Beaver – Rutgers Univeristy – Italy Tour
  • 2011 – Dave Williams - University of California San Marcos – Amsterdam Softball Tournament
  • 2010 - Jennifer Bagley – Missouri Western State University – Prague Softball Week
  • 2009 – Dave Williams - University of California San Marcos – Italy Softball Team Stripes
  • 2010 - Jennifer Bagley – Missouri Western State University – Prague Softball Week
  • 2008 – Jennifer Bagley – Missouri Western State University – Italy Softball Tour
  • 2008 - Dave Williams – Cal State University San Marcos (Formerly Coached at Point Loma Nazarene) Prague Softball Week
  • 2007 – Kristi Lansford – California State University Bakersfield – Italy Tour
  • 2007 – Allison Sellers-Cook – Spring Hill College – Italy Tour
  • 2007 – Dana Kelly – Citronelle High School – Dominican Republic Tour
  • 2007 – Andrea Kenney – Cal State University Monterey Bay – Prague Softball Week
  • 2006 – Aron Potter – Missouri Southern State University - Italy Tour
  • 2006 – Andrea Kenney – Cal State University Monterey Bay – Italy Tour
  • 2006 – Steve Rianda – Notre Dame College of California – Italy Tour
  • 2005 – Steve Johnson – Auburn University formerly of North Carolina-Pemborke – Robur 58 Tour
  • 2005 – Jennifer Bagley – Missouri Western State University – Robur 59 Tour Holland
  • 2005 – Andrea Kenney – Cal State University Monterey Bay – Prague Softball Week
  • 2004 – Jennifer Bagley – Missouri Western State University – Prague Softball Week
  • 2004 – Andrea Kenney – Cal State University Monterey Bay – Sweden Tour
  • 2003 – Colby Mackin – Spring Hill College – Robur Softball
  • 2003 – Jennifer Bagley – Missouri Western State University – Prague Softball Week

 

Italy Softball Tour
June 1 - 12, 2019
www.aist.us/italy-sb2019

Head Coach Team Stars 2019:  Diane Meyer Coe College
Head Coach Team Stripes 2019:  Position Open

Amsterdam/Paris Softball Tour
Tentatively - June  21 - July 1, 2019
www.aist.us/amsterdam-sb2019

Head Coach Team Stars 2019:  Kat Ihlenburg - Georgia Gwinnett College - 2nd tour with AIST
Head Coach Team Stripes 2019:  Position Open

Prague Softball Tour
June 22 - July 1, 2019
www.aist.us/prague-sb2019  

Head Coach Team Stars 2019: Andrea Kenney - Cal State Monterey Bay - 6th tour with AIST
Head Coach Team Stripes 2019:  Position Open

Paris/Amsterdam Tour:
Invitation link: www.aist.us/ams-u19sb2019

 

  • Tentative Travel Dates: June 30 - July 9, 2019
  • Tour Cost: $4295.00
  • 3 - 4 exhibition games vs. International Competition
  • Includes lodging/tours/game fees/some meals and airfare from the USA
Italy - Vittorio Pino Memorial Tournament
Invitation linkwww.aist.us/italyu19-sb2019

 

  • Tentative Travel Dates: July 11 - 22, 2019
  • Tour Cost: $4295.00
  • 1-2 Exhibition games and tournament
  • Stops in Rome, Florence, Montecatini Terme, Lucca, Venice, Como and Milan
  • Includes lodging/tours/game fees/some meals and airfare from the USA

Dominican Republic Tour:
Invitation link
:
 www.aist.us/dr-sb2019

 

  • Tentative Travel Dates: July 23 - 29, 2019
  • Tour Cost: $2595.00
  • 4-5 Games vs International competition
  • All inclusive beach resort

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