Rhonda Walker



Rhonda was born and raised in Edmonton. She started playing Softball at the age of 8 and quickly became a competitive pitcher. Through her career, she has had the opportunity to play all over North America. She has multiple Provincial and two National Championships. She has several top pitcher awards; she threw 1 of her 4 perfect games at a National Championship Tournament. She played in Panama City, Florida for Gulf Coast College and took them to a third place finish and the NJCAA National Championship. She then played NCAA Div 1 at Stetson University in Deland Florida finishing her senior year with a 1.13 ERA and 221 SO in 216 innings.

Rhonda has been a Pitching Coach for 20+ years and is CANPITCH certified. She has been coaching U8 to U15 with the Beaumont Blitz Softball Association for a few years.

Her philosophy is that she wants all athletes to improve physically and mentally throughout the year working hard to improve weaknesses. She has played under various coaching styles and believes that the power of positivity is most effective in teaching youth of various ages. Rhonda emphasises how INDIVIDUAL hard work benefits the team. She wants to give athletes the tools to be good teammates as TEAMS have no limits. She is excited at the opportunity now to be part of the Vimy Ridge Academy Baseball & Softball coaching staff and help elevate our student-athletes to new heights.