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CARA JOHNSON-HIRSCH lives in Indianapolis and specializes in pitching, "rotational" hitting, and fielding lessons. Cara is an alumni of North Central High School in Indianapolis.


2005-Present Founder of Non-Profit Organization: Indiana Fastpitch Softball, Inc
- Head Coach and Founder of Travel Team: Team Indiana

2003-Present      Professional Instructor & Clinician     Indianapolis. IN
- Coaching Consultant for Schools and Organizations
- Owner of SoftballOne, Inc

Feb 11-March 11, 2008      Offensive Specialist for Chinese Taipei Olympic Softball
- Train players in strategies and techniques

2002      Assistant Coach      Lake City Community College      Lake City, FL
- Top-five nationally ranked NJCAA D1 program

2001      Private Softball Instructor      Chicago, IL
- Director and Coach of 2 NIKE Softball Camps: US Sports Camps

2000      Interim Head Coach      The University of Chicago      Chicago, IL
- 25-14-1 overall record, 3rd Highest Winning Percentage in program history (.pdf)
- First Appearance to the NCAA DIII Regional Tournament
- Highest National Ranking in Program History (NFCA and NCAA)
- Four First Team All-Region Selections
- Lowest Team ERA in Region
- Highest Team Slugging Percentage and Batting Average in Program History

1999      Assistant Coach      The University of Chicago      Chicago, IL


1998      WPSL Tampa Bay FireStix

1994-1998      Western Illinois University under Kathy Veroni
- Three Year Varsity Letter Winner-NCAA Division I Softball starting 3B, Jersey #16
- First Team All-Region Selection and All-American candidate
- 3 Year First Team All-Conference Selection (.pdf)
- 2 Year Team Captain
HITTING RECORDS AT WIU: (view WIU softball recordbook .pdf)
- WIU's All-Time Single-Season Leader in DOUBLES - 19
- WIU's 4th All-Time Single-Season Record for HITS - 63
- WIU's 5th All-Time Single-Season Record for RBIs - 39
- WIU's 9th All-Time Career Record in BATTING AVERAGE- .335
- WIU's 3rd All-Time Career Record in DOUBLES - 46
- WIU's 6th All-Time Career Record in RBIs - 92
- WIU's 6th All-Time Career Record in SLUGGING PERCENTAGE - .504

Amateur      ASA Indiana Magic
- Won 2 State Championships

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