Kathleen Belloni – Owner/Lead Instructor
Kathy has 30+ years of experience in fastpitch softball as a player, coach and instructor. A native of Texas, she excelled in softball at the high school level with her summer club team, then Kathy played college softball at New Mexico State University and West Texas A&M where she pitched and played 3rd base. She was a 3-time All American, a Starburst Award Winner, and a 2-time All Academic Athlete. She was nominated for Texas Female Athlete of the Year in 1984 and won a Gold Medal at the 1984 Pan American Games as a member of the United States Softball Team.
Kathy’s coaching credits include Amarillo Community College, Colorado School of Mines, Wheat Ridge High School, and numerous summer club teams. Kathy is founder of the Colorado Invasion Organization and actively oversees the teams.
Kathy has owned & operated The K Zone since 1999. She has coached and helped many other pitching/hitting instructors build successful programs of their own in Colorado, Texas, Louisiana, Nebraska and Kansas. Please feel free to contact her with any questions or to check her availability.
Jarret Belloni – Baseball Instruction
At Mullen High School, Jarret was a 3 time letter winner in baseball and football, he was All Conference in both sports as well. Jarret played collegiate baseball at Cochise Junior College in Douglas, Arizona and Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado. He currently coaches football and baseball at Lakewood High School and has been doing instruction at The K Zone since 2009.
Jarret has traveled worldwide as a volunteer for CISV as a leader and mentor and is a counselor at Creighton Middle School in Lakewood, Colorado.
Email Jarret for more information.
Ashley Behabetz – Catching & Hitting Instruction
Ashley played 14 years of fast pitch softball, playing for the most elite competitive teams in the state. She played four years of Division II softball at St. Mary’s University and Colorado Christian University. At both Universities she was primarily a catcher. At Colorado Christian University her senior year, she led the team in homeruns and broke the school record for the most RBI in one game. Ashley prides herself in being the leader and athlete that she is and continues to bring those skills to the table as a coach. Ashley is entering her fifth year as an assistant coach at Valor Christian High School. She helped take the team to it’s first league, regional and state championships in 2014, with additional CHSAA 4A State Titles in 2015 and 2016. Ashley’s primary role on the Valor coaching staff is working with the catchers.
Ashley believes that a catcher must be taught how to command their infield, pitcher and team. Being a catcher is more than simply putting on the gear and Ashley is here to teach the fundamentals and challenge athletes to create the next generation of great catchers. As a hitter Ashley speaks from experience when she says no two swings are the same. She believes in focusing on key points of a swing, making minor adjustments, and understanding the mentality of a hitter is the best way to develop strong batters.
Contact Ashley for more information
Former and current collegiate athlete run camps and clinics. For more information, contact Kathy.