Tom Kinsella

Tom has been coaching girls fastpitch softball for the past 8 years. He has three daughters that currently play with the Chicago Cheetahs organization at the 18, 16, and 14u levels. He has coached his daughters’ teams at both the Chicago Fireworks and Windy City Thunder organizations before coming to join the Chicago Cheetahs.

The teams he has coached have earned multiple bids to National Championships through ASA and NSA in the Midwest region throughout the years. In 2014 the team finished in 1st place at the ASA National Championship at the 10u level in Kansas City, MO. In 2015 at the 12u level the team finished in 4th place at NSA Midwest regionals in Evansville, IN and in 2018 another 12u team placed 5th at the NSA Midwest regionals in NW Indiana.

Coach Tom encourages the girls to play with a positive and “never quit” attitude. Tom’s motto with the girls is “Practice Hard Play Hard” and if someone says you can’t do something or you’re not good enough …work hard and prove them wrong.