Florida State Softball Coaches
Florida State Softball coach is Lonni Alameda as head coach. She joined the FSU softball team in 2009.
Kristin Tubeck will lead the operations as a Director alongside Ellie Cooper. Ellie is working as a Player Performance Director for the team.
Here is the list of the coaching staff of the Florida State Softball team:
- Lonni Alameda - Head Coach
- Travis Wilson - Assistant Coach
- Troy Cameron - Assistant Coach
- Kaleigh Rafter - Volunteer Assistant Coach
- Kristin Tubeck - Director of Operations
- Ellie Cooper - Player Performance Director
1. Lonni Alameda
Lonni Alameda serves as a head coach for the FSU softball team. She was a former infielder and a softball pitcher.
She has been working with FSU softball since 2009. Before joining the team, she was an assistant coach at Barry University, a Division II NCAA team.
Her career achievements and awards include:
- Women's College World Series (2018)
- 7× ACC regular season (2013–2018, 2023)
- 8× ACC tournament (2011, 2014–2019, 2022)
- 6× ACC Coach of the Year (2013–2017, 2023
- 2× MWC Coach of the Year (2005, 2007)
- NFCA West Region Coach of the Year (2005)
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She led her team to the NCAA Regional Championship for the 2023 season defeating Tennesse by 5-1 on June 6, 2023.
2. Travis Wilson
Travis Wilson has been assisting FSU softball for 11 seasons and will begin his 12th season in 2023.
He leads the team's offensive and defensive part as he won seven ACC regular season titles and Tone NCAA championship in 2018, posting a 538-122-2 record in his 11 years at FSU.
Wilson, with Alameda and former coach Craig Snider, also won the 2018 National Coaching Staff of the Year.
Travis was a former MLB player and had played for Atlanta Braves from 1996 to 2004, and his 10 years of MLB experience helped the team to gain new heights when Lonni asked him to join the team.
His achievements include:
- 2021 National Runner-Ups
- 2018 NCAA National Champions
- 2018 NFCA National Coaching Staff Of The Year
3. Troy Cameron
Troy also works as an assistant coach for the FSU softball team. He is in his third season as an assistant coach in 2023.
Cameron joined the softball team in 2021 after seven years of high school baseball coaching at St. Thomas Aquinas.
In his first season, he led the team to WCWS as they earned a spot defeating the Oklahama in the championship series. They recorded 33 double plays and were ranked second in the nation.
The club ended the 2021 season with a 49-13-1, as they ranked second in the country.
After he joined the team in 2021, the club won one ACC Tournament Championship, two trips to NCAA tournament, and a solo WCWS appearance.
The club posted a 120-27-1 record with a .814 winning percentage in his three years at Florida State University.
4. Kaleigh Rafter
Rafter is in her second season as a Florida State softball volunteer coach. She is the head coach for Team Canada.
Kaleigh is a former player and has competed with the Women's National team since 2007. Her achievements include:
- Two-time Olympian
- Four-time Pan American Game Medalist
- Five WBSC World Cup appearances with Team Canada
- 2007 Gold Medalist at World University Games
She is a certified development coach in the Coaching Association of Canada's National Coaching Certification Program.
5. Kristin Tubeck
Kristin Tubeck joins FSU softball in her first year as the Direction of Operations.
She is responsible for managing the day-by-day operation of the Seminole softball teams programs including their travel, accommodations, game day operations, and team events and activities.
Tubeck also assists in preparing the financial oversight of the Seminole Softball budget.
She is a Texas native and a two-time graduate of Florida State University. She completed her Master's Degree in Sports Administration and Bachelors's in Community Health Education.
6. Ellie Cooper
Ellie serves as a player performance director for the FSU softball. She was a member of Seminoles from 2014-17 and later joined as a student assistant.
Cooper manages and handles the player performance analyzing process to help the players develop their mental game and player performance by assisting them with the technologies provided, videos, and day-by-day operations.
During her time at FSU, she was named to the ALL-ACC team two times and was named a member of the NFCA Southeast All-Region Second team in 2016.