I began taking pitching lessons from Diane when I was 12 years old. At the time I had no idea the impact she would have on my life. I was a tall, SKINNY pre-teen with a love for softball. Little did I realize the drive, determination, and hard work it takes to be a successful pitcher. Diane's instruction helped instill those values in me, and in turn, allowed me to achieve my athletic goal of playing Division I softball on a full ride (Georgia Southern University 1998–2001). Despite the distance of me going across the country for college, Diane was always the first person I would call for a mechanics fix, a pep talk before a big game, a breakdown of tears after a bad outing, a shot of tough love when I wasn't being mentally strong, and of course, to help share the triumph of my successes! Diane is more than just a pitching coach to me; she is my mentor and life-long friend. You see, thanks to Diane and her dedication to me as her student, she made me realize that I was able to achieve all those things because I knew she believed in me. In return for all she has given me, she inspired me to do the same...
–Lacey Kammerer-Ingram | Pitching Instructor | The Pitcher's Mound | Atlanta, GA
Diane's lower-body techniques relieve stress on the elbow and shoulder, preventing injury.
What Diane Lewis provides to her students is so much more than the experience of playing competitive softball. In addition to teaching the fundamentals of mechanics and form, she instills in her students the principles of good sportsmanship. My daughter gave her a plaque that reads, 'Diane Lewis -- The Best Role Model Ever.' This about says it all. If you are looking for a pitching instructor for your daughter, this is where you want to be!
I've been going to Diane ever since I was a little girl. When I was young, she taught me every pitch that I know and told me how to fix those pitches when they were bad. The great thing is that as I got older, she taught me to truly understand the pitches I was throwing --where exactly to throw them, when to throw them, and how to know what I was doing wrong with them for the times when she wasn't there to tell me. Pitching with Diane is continually a growth experience. She teaches you how to become a pitcher in all its facets, not just a thrower.
Diane Lewis School Of Softball has all there is to offer with professionalism, softball knowledge, and leadership that makes the experience a success. Diane and all of the staff truly care about the players, and the dedication they give is second-to-none. We were a part of Diane and Phil for over five years, and the coaching is superb. Thanks for everything to Diane and the entire staff.
I took pitching lessons from Diane Lewis and hitting lessons from Phil Bruder for five years at Diane Lewis School Of Softball facilities. The training and coaching I received from them helped me become the Pact 10 World Series Champion that I am today. Even though it was an intense and hard workout, they make it a fun atmosphere to be in, and that is a very crucial part of the game.
–Mandy Urfer #3 | Arizona State University
Jamee Gregg does an outstanding job of communicating and teaching players. Jamee's knowledge of pitching mechanics and mental preparation has benefited our daughter tremendously on and off the mound. We highly recommend her instruction to anyone interested in taking pitching to the next level.
–Gina & John Birkett
Since I was in third grade, I have worked with Diane Lewis. She has been much more than just a pitching coach. She has taught me how important hard work is and the importance of loving what you do. I couldn't have asked for a better experience, she was always patient when I struggled and encouraged me to always strive for that next level. With Diane I knew I had somebody that cared not just about my softball career, but about me as a person.
–Megan Hair | Go Green! MSU #3
We have two girls, Megan and Nicolle, who have been going to Diane's since 1995. I can't say enough about her as a pitching coach and a mentor. We appreciate Diane very much in providing the direction that they needed to progress in the sport that they love so much.
–Life's a Pitch, the Hair Family
Diane Lewis changed my life!
Just a short note to let you know that all your effort with Faith came to fruition this past weekend. Last summer while we were in Plano, Texas, at the Easton Elite Tournament, Faith pitched very well. We were approached by the coach from the University of Arkansas at Monticello regarding playing there with a scholarship. We were invited to come down there last weekend to visit the campus and work out with the team. On Saturday afternoon we met with the athletic director and were offered a full ride. The coach has promised that next year she will be in the lineup pitching, playing first, second, or field. She shook hands and gave them a verbal commitment and early in November, they will have the signing.
This is why I want to thank you over and over again for what you have done in our lives. This is something she has striven for for several years. The UAM coach has told her that she will play her first year.