Softball Instructors:

Christy (Vuono) Vetere -
Christy is the owner and head softball instructor of Play 2 Win Academy, which
opened in September 2006.  She has been giving private softball lessons and
conducting clinics for over 12 years.  She is a former 1st Team All-State Group II,
All-Morris County, All-Area, All-Iron Hills Conference pitcher for Morris Hills in
Rockaway.  She holds the school record for wins with 77.  At Morris Hills, her and
her team won the Morris County Championship and the Group II State
Championship in 1997.  In 1998 and 1999, they won the Conference Title.  She
attended William Paterson University where she received her BA in English/Writing
and received her K-8 education certification.  She is currently teaching 8th grade
Language Arts at Copeland Middle School in Rockaway Township.  She is also the
Head Varsity Softball Coach at Villa Walsh Academy in Morristown. She has been
coaching there since Spring 2004.  Christy runs a number of pitching and hitting
clinics for teams across Morris County.  Many of her past and present high school
students have been selected to All-State, All-County, All-Area, and All-Conference
teams. Christy is certified in First Aid, CPR, and AED.  

Email Christy at
play2winacademy@yahoo.com

Rachel Millward -
Rachel has been providing softball lessons and participating in clinics for over 10
years. She is a former pitcher who played for Morris Hills in Rockaway. Rachel
received 2nd Team All Conference recognition during her time at Morris Hills.
Rachel has experience in all positions infield and outfield as a Varsity softball
player. While at Morris Hills, her team went on to win the Morris County
Championship and Group II State Championship in 1997. Conference Title was
secured in 1998, respectively. She attended CCM and the College of St. Elizabeth
where she received her AA and BA, her BA being a degree in Psychology. Rachel
holds an MA in Counseling Psychology with a School Counseling Certification from
Centenary College, where she is an Adjunct Professor.  Rachel is currently a
middle school guidance counselor.  She is certified in First Aid, CPR, and AED.  
Rachel is available for hitting and fielding lessons for all ages and skill levels.  She is
also a certified personal trainer, who runs strength and conditioning programs at
Play 2 Win.


Heather (Westenberger) Tallody -
Heather has been giving softball lessons since 2004.  She played Varsity softball for
Boonton High School all four years and was starting pitcher for three of those
years.  In 2001, she received Morris County Honorable Mention honors.  She
attended Montclair State University and graduated with a BA in Psychology. She
was the assistant JV coach for Parsippany Hills High School in 2002-2003. She was
hired in 2012 to assist the coaches and players of the Boonton/Mt. Lakes Little
League program. Heather is currently providing pitching lessons for beginners.

Email Heather at
heatherwestenberger@gmail.com

Jenny Ross -
Jenny is currently an assistant coach at Villa Walsh Academy for soccer and
softball.  Prior to spending her time at Villa, she completed 7 seasons as the head
softball coach at St. Rose High School in Belmar, N.J.  Her teams have won
Monmouth County Tournament titles and the Central “B” Division of the Shore
Conference. She has coached All Shore Conference players and a number have
gone on to compete at the college level. Due to her teams’ successes, she was
named St. Rose’s Coach of the Year in 2007. Jenny was an All Iron Hills
Conference player at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway. In 1998 and 1999, her
team won the conference title and in 2001, they won the North Jersey Group III
State title. Jenny went on to play Division I softball at Bucknell University. She
holds a BA in English (Creative Writing) and Psychology from Bucknell University
and is a Creative Writing Master’s student at Dartmouth College. She is certified in
First Aid, CPR, and AED.  Jenny is available for hitting and fielding lessons of all
ages and skill levels.

Email Jenny at
jenniferhross@gmail.com