Three Bits of Advice for Coaches from Firecrackers Coach Tony Rico

As the coach of the Firecrackers and the leader of the organization, Tony Rico has seen all levels of coaching and playing around the country.

Softball Nation asked him, “What advice would you give to coaches?”  His answers touched on some of the realities of the game with girls getting older, smarter and becoming experts in the game.





Coach Tony Rico Gives Advice on Handling the Recruiting Process

“Don’t get caught up keeping up with the softball Joneses”

We talked to Firecrackers Softball Coach Tony Rico at the exclusive Firecrackers Combine at the Triple Crown Sports Colorado Sparkler.  He told us his advice to players and parents on handling the pressures and emotions of the college recruiting process.