Assistant Softball Coach
BJ Darawich will begin his third season as an assistant coach with the University of Mobile softball program.
He graduated from Alabama with a BS in education in 2010. At Mobile, he oversees all aspects of the team’s hitting and serves as 1st base coach during games.
The Satsuma native has amassed coaching experience at the high school and summer ball level. Serving as an assistant on the staffs of Holy Spirit HS and American Christian Academy, Darawich helped lead both programs to the State Tournament and both teams won 25-plus contests.
Darawich also served as head coach of the Tuscaloosa Tide 95 summer ball team and led the squad to a 5th place finish at the USFA World Series.
Taylor Lee Ledbetter
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Taylor Lee Ledbetter is no stranger to the University of Mobile softball program. She played in 173 games at UMobile from 2006-09, won a NAIA National Championship in 2006 and finished 2nd at the NAIA National Tournament in 2008.
In her career, she totaled 82 RBI, 83 runs scored, 27 stolen bases and 17 doubles. In 2007, she hit .310 with 15 extra base hits and 36 runs driven in.
Ledbetter graduated from Mobile with a BS in Athletic Training and went on to earn her M.Ed in Exercise Science/Biomechanics at Auburn University. While at Auburn, she gained strenght and conditioning experience with basketball, football, softball, soccer, tennis and swimming and diving. She is Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.
She currently works at Kinetic Sports.