Passion - Collaboration - Accountability - Humility

NW Lady Bandits 2020/2021 Try Outs
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12, 14, 16, & 18u Team Tryouts dates coming soon!
Congratulation to Amy Chen,
Committed to Carlton College
Academic Commitments

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    Mason Mukhar - Montana State, Bozeman
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    Taylor Harrington - Western Washington
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    Haley Brown - Bellevue College
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    Cory Bardue - Everett CC

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Our Mission
  • We Champion our Values
  • We Communicate well
  • We Trust our process
  • We Collaborate with our players and parents
  • We Respect the process and embrace the journey
  • We are Accountable in the classroom and on the field
About Us
Chris Pinder (18G)
Athea Surface (18U)
Brittanie (Thibbs) Thibodeaux (18U, 12U)
Scott Moody (12U)
  • We provide a high level of instruction with opportunity to develop for all athletes
  • We respect our athletes.
  • We grow and develop their skills both on and off the field as they continue their journey
  • We conduct ourselves with integrity, respect, and passion for the game as well as our opponents
Chris Pinder
  • Head Coach NW Lady Bandits - Black 18G
  • He provides softball hitting, pitching, and Arm Care Training.
  • Current North Creek High School - Head Varsity Softball Coach
  • Jackson High School Softball - Varsity Volunteer Assistant Coach 2017
  • Mountlake Terrace High School Baseball
    • JV Head Coach 2008-2009
    • Varsity Volunteer Assistant Coach 2010
    • 3 District Titles
    • 1 State Regional appearance
  • Select Softball/Baseball Coaching experience 10 years
  • Little League softball coach Majors, Minors, and 89rs
  • Coached and help develop several college and pro baseball/softball players
  • Accomplishments
    • NSA Fastpitch 14u State Championship 2016
    • ASA Seattle Metro 14u Championship 2016
    • Selected in the 39th round of the 1992 Major League Baseball Draft
    • Pitched 2 seasons in the San Francisco Giants organization
    • 2 year Varsity Letterman Baseball Woodbridge Senior High School, Woodbridge Virginia
Athea Surface
A combined total of 23 years of Softball.
  • Assistant Coach for the 16U NW Lady Bandits Black team
  • 9 years as a Coach & Pitching Instructor
    • Assistant Coach for Shoreline Community College for 2 years
    • Assistance Coach for Edmonds Community College for 1 year
    • Head Coach for WA Patriots for 2 years
    • Assistant Coach for Pacific Fury 16Gold for 1 year
    • Assistance Coach for NW Lady Bandits 2016-present
  • Played for Shorline Community College for 2 years
  • Played for University of the Incarnate Word NCAA, Division 1
Brittanie Thibodeaux, aka Coach Thibbs, is in her second year with the Bandits coaching the 16u white team. She played four years at Lake Stevens High School before becoming a first team all-conference catcher at Shoreline CC. She then continued on scholarship to play shortstop and third base at the University of Great Falls, a NAIA school in Montana. She ended her college career hitting .402 her senior season. With a combined 20 number of years coaching and playing, Thibbs is excited to be a part of a such a unique organization.
Core Values
  • Passion
  • Collaboration
  • Accountability
  • Humility

Team Information

Head Coach - Chris Pinder, Assistant Coach - Athea Surface

14U Black     Calendar
Head Coach - Brittanie Thibadouex, Athea Surface

12U Black     Calendar
Head Coach - Scott Moody, Assistant Coaches - Brittanie Thibadouex