Oaktown softball is a space for girls to learn to be ballers!
We learn how to get better and play harder!
We build on all of the individual skills needed to be a successful softball player.
Our goal is to help shape great players that can become phenomenal players.
Head Coach Meagan Dixon
Meagan Dixon Head Coach is one of the most sought after coaches and hitting instructors. Dixon is still the home record holder at Alabama State University, ranked 5th hitter in the nation at .476, 8th in RBI % and 10th on base percentage when she played against top D1 programs. Meagan is leaving her D1 coaching job to take Oaktown Ballers to the next level where she can help girls be on track to play in college. She will be assisted by Geena Garabedian Holy Names University Assistant Coach.
Coach Geena Garabedian
Coach Geena Garabedian joined Holy Names University coaching staff in 2018. Prior to that she coached multiple age groups through Fresno Force travel ball. She played at Buchanan High School in Clovis, Ca. At Reedley College, she started every game and received 1st team All-Conference. She was named Academic All-American. Her second year she received 1st team All-Conference, Female Athlete of Year, and Female Student Athlete of Year. Garabedian tore her ACL but continued her softball career at Holy Names where, at the end of her Senior year, held the highest stats in all offensive categories. Comes with pitching coach.
Samantha Burciaga grew up playing every sport possible including soccer, ice skating, but decided to focus on softball, basketball and karate. She earned her 2nd degree black belt and became an instructor by the age of 12. In high school, she became captain of the varisty softball team as a freshman. She led her team in RBI's and batting percentage. Junior and Senior year of high school she earned 1st Team All American as a catcher. She ended her high school career with the most hits and RBI's on the team. She went to Cal State San Marcos on a scholarship, where she pursued a Kinesiology degree. A big knee injury ended her softball career earlier than planned, but it also helped shape her into the Coach she is today.
She ran varies sports programs for the boys and girls club of Escondido and Del Mar after school programs. In 2015 she earned her CF-L1 and began instructing crossfit classes. She also continued coaching by working with 14u travel softball teams. Not only did she coach, but she also programmed and instructed strength and conditioning for 8 travel ball teams ranging from 12u to 18u. In 2017 she earned her CF-L2 and Olympic Weightlifting Certification. She has now moved on from coaching travel ball to coaching at the College Level. She was an Assistant Coach for San Diego Christian College a NAIA division private school and recruits for Central Christian College.