Over the past few months, outstanding softball and baseball instructors have joined 5 Tool with an additional softball instructor starting on Sept. 12. We are thrilled to welcome Cal Bowlilng, Leigh McAnally, Carolyn Wilmes and Stacey Goyette to 5 Tool.
Cal Bowling spent two seasons with the White Sox organization after signing as an undrafted free agent. In his final year of professional play, Bowling’s team won the 2014 Frontier League Championship where he started as the opening night pitcher. His minor league career followed his stellar career at Ball State University. During his senior year, Bowling struck out a team-high of 74 batters while walking just 19 and posted a 4-3 record with a 3.99 ERA. He was a 4-year letter winner.
Bowling’s was an outstanding high school pitcher at Yorktown High School where he was a 4-year letter winner. His record his senior year was7-4 with a 1.70 ERA, tallying 122 strikeouts and only 25 walks. That same year, he also posted a .375 batting average with 12 doubles and 7 home runs.
Bowling is available to teach all aspects of baseball.
Leigh McAnally earned a letter during her freshman season at Ball State and helped guide the Cardinals to the MAC Tournament Championship and a berth in the NCAA South Bend Regional. She successfully started as a catcher both her freshman and sophomore years. She currently is a junior in the Ball State Softball program.
McAnally was recruited to BSU after an outstanding high school career earning 5 letters in softball at Hewitt-Trussville High School in Alabama. Her senior season, she posted a .394 batting average including 12 doubles, 2 triples and 3 home runs.
McAnally is available to teach softball catching, hitting and fielding.
Carolyn Wilmes has successfully pitched two seasons as a starter for Ball State University, including the teams 2015 MAC Championship and berth in the NCAA South Bend Regional. As a freshman she had 22 appearances in the circle including 15 starts. She finished the season with a 7-5 record and a 5.49 ERA.
Wilmes joined the Cardinals after an exceptional career at Evansville’s Mater Dei High School where she earned a school record her senior year with a 12-2 record and a 1.90 ERA. Wilmes also brings 5 years of instructional experience to 5 Tool.
Wilmes is available to teach softball pitching.
Stacey Goyette, one of Butler’s most accomplished players during her time as a Bulldog, returned to the program as an assistant coach in August, 2016. Goyette is actively involved in all aspects of the program, including serving as the team’s pitching coach.
Goyette, then Stacey Wilson, twice earned All-Midwestern Collegiate Conference honors for the Bulldogs, starring at first base, second base, and as a pitcher. She led the MCC in batting (.381) and in doubles (14) during her senior campaign in 1993. She was also named to the MCC All-Tournament Team that season. She earned second-team All-Conference honors in 1992. She played at Butler after a stellar high school career at Shenandoah High School.
Goyette has put together a strong coaching résumé at Shenandoah High School, serving as the varsity softball coach since 2011. She managed all facets of the program and led the team to a 2014 sectional championship.
She has also led successful travel ball programs, guiding the Hoosier Crush Gold 16U team for the 2013 and 2014 seasons. The team won the USFA State Championship and was an ASA Midwest Regional qualifier. From 2011-2013, Goyette coached the Indiana Prospects Gold 16U and 18U teams that qualified for PGF and ASA Gold Nationals.
Prior to joining the Butler staff, Goyette served as president and executive board member of the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association.
Goyette is available to teach all aspects of softball.
Please email or call 765.759.9310 for more information or to schedule a lesson with any of 5 Tool’s instructors.