Denise Denis begins her first year on Jen Goodwin's staff in2012-13. A personal trainer in the tri-state area, Denis hasbeen a coach/instructor at Bobby Valentine’s SportsAcademy and the Director of Training/Sport Performance Trainer atthe Parisi Speed School in Stamford, Conn.
Denis was an NFCA Northeast All-Region selection as a senior atUMass. She also earned first team All-ECAC and Atlantic 10 honors.UMass won the A-10 championship in each of her four years and sheparticipated in the NCAA Regionals each year.
Denis remains active as a player with the Stratford Brakettes,helping the team to six national ASA titles. She is a two-timeNational Most Valuable Player selection and a seven-time first teamAll-American. In addition, she is second in career home runs forthe Brakettes.
Denis is a 2005 UMass graduate.
“Denise brings a wealth of experience as an outfielder aswell as in the batter’s box, so I’ll look forward toseeing our outfield play improve under her guidance,” Goodwinsaid. “I’m also excited to have a UMass graduate on ourstaff as they are a storied program with a history of success soher experience from her collegiate playing days will also be agreat addition to this staff.”