Diane Lewis School Of Softball
Contact Us:
869 E Walton St,, Signal Hill CA 90755
Find us on

Our Instructors in Signal Hills/Long Beach, California

Diane Lewis

Born and raised in Long Beach, California, Diane Lewis started playing softball for a local league when she was 9 years old. She fell in love with pitching her second year playing softball. Her Millikan High School softball team won the CIF Championship her junior year of high school and made it to the finals her senior year. Diane has built a career in the sport and has 25 years of experience in the industry.
  • CIF Player of the Year, Junior & Senior Years in High School
  • Softball Scholarship, Cal State Long Beach
  • Liberal Studies Degree & Single-Subject Credential in Mathematics, Cal State Long Beach
  • Women's Open Division All-American
  • Played National Fastpitch Association League Exhibition Games Across United States to Promote Softball
  • Inducted into the Long Beach Baseball & Softball Hall of Fame, 2006
Diane Lewis—Instructors in Signal Hill, CA
Coaching Experience
  • Head Varsity Softball Coach, Millikan High School, 6 Years
  • Head Softball Coach, Orange Coast College, 1 Year
  • Head Varsity Softball Coach, Cypress High School, 3 Years
  • Trained with Ernie Parker as a Personal Pitching Instructor
  • Private Softball Pitching Lessons with Rod Carew's Baseball School, 2 Years
  • Opened Diane Lewis School Of Softball And Baseball, 1994

Phil Druder—Instructors in Signal Hill, CA

Phil Bruder's Accomplishments & Coaching Experience

  • USA Women's Softball World Tournament Coach, 1985
  • Diane Lewis School Of Softball And Baseball, 9 Years
  • USA Men's Softball World Tournament Coach, 1999
  • 25-Time Top-4 Finisher at ASA National Tournament
  • 12-Time ASA National Champion
  • Coached 7 Olympians
  • Coached More than 101 All-Americans
  • 218 Full 4-Year Scholarships


Ryan Dent & Rick Dent Baseball Instructor

Ryan has been playing baseball since 6 years old. Grew up in long beach playing baseball at long beach little league, long beach pony, and on to Wilson high school. Played 4 years on varsity baseball and was an all American 1st team honors as well as player of the year. Led his senior year team to a national title and went on to get drafted by the Boston Red sox in the first round. Played minor league baseball for the red sox for 6 years making it to AAA. Is currently still playing in the minor leagues and knocking on the door of the big leagues.
Ryan Dent & Rick Dent—Instructors in Signal Hill, CA

Jamee Gregg—Instructors in Signal Hill, CA

Jamee Gregg's Accomplishments & Coaching Experience

  • Diane Lewis School Of Softball And Baseball, 3 Years
  • Millikan High School Graduate, 2002
  • 4-Year Varsity Softball Player
  • Athlete of the Year
  • High School MVP
  • Best Defensive Player
  • Played Softball at Long Beach City College
  • Millikan JV Softball Coach, 2 years
  • Coached ASA Travel Ball
  • Professional pitching instructor for over 10 years


Matt Nuez

Coming Soon....
Matt Nuez—Instructors in Signal Hill, CA

Aubray Zell—Instructors in Signal Hill, CA

Aubray Zell

Aubray Zell, from Lakewood California, earned a full ride to Boise State University as a pitcher. As a collegiate athlete, Aubray set records at Boise for lowest career ERA and most wins and strikeouts while ranked third nationally for the least walks per game. Aubray was voted team captain and first team all conference in both the Western Athletic Conference and Mountain West conference while winning pitcher of the week 8 times in her last two seasons. Aubray was inducted into the Lakewood Youth Hall of Fame and Long Beach Century Club. She has been giving pitching lessons to ages 7 to 17 for 4 years and has assisted coaching Varsity at Lakewood High School.

Sue Trubovitz - Hall of Famer and All American catcher Raised in Southern California

Sue's coaching career started in 1988 as the assistant coach at CSULB. This is where her joy of softball expanded and she began instructing catchers and teaching defensive techniques. Her career continued as a player-coach for women's travel ball through 1994. In 2009 the city of Long Beach acknowledged her softball contributions by inducting her to the Baseball and Softball Hall of Fame. A positive role model, known for her heart and intensity, she continues as an instructor today offering knowledge and tools through an interactive learning experience. Here is a list of many of Sue's acknowledgements.
Sue Trubovitz—Instructors in Signal Hill, CA
Sue Trubovitz's Accomplishments & Coaching Experience
High School Accomplishments:
Edison High Sunset League Champions
Sunset League Champions and on the All Sunset Team and all CIF 4-A team 1981-1983
Travel ball Experience:
18 and under Original Orange County Batbuster Participant in 1979-1983
CSULB College Highlights:
College World Series All Tournament 1st Team
  • NSCA All American
  • Z Sport Achievement Awards
  • All Conference Award
  • All Regional Team
Women's Open Division:
Southern California Jazz National Participants in 1988-1991
  • Montclair Diamonds National Participants in 1992-1994
  • ASA All American 1992 and 1993

Kris Massaro

Kris Massaro is a sports performance trainer that specializes in working with softball players. She has trained thousands of softball players over her past 20 years of working with athletes.

Her specialties include speed training and biomechanics application onto the softball field. She also has a background in injury prevention and how it affects player's performance on the field and has been a guest writer of numerous performance blogs and books.

She received her B.S. degree in Exercise Physiology from University of Minnesota, where she attended on a full softball scholarship and played for the Big 10 Gophers. Kris also received a B.A. in Business at Concordia University. She holds numerous performance training certifications from NASM and ACSM.

Classes will start September 1st and will be held at the softball school on Mondays and Thursdays. The classes are $20 per student for 1 hour and group rates are negotiable. Call Kris directly to book your spot before it fills up at 714-292-4111.

If you are looking for your softball player to get stronger and stay injury free this is where you want her to be! Please check out two examples of her training exercise below:
Contact us at 562-492-6055 to learn more about our softball and baseball instruction programs or to schedule a lesson.