About Ken Krause
Ken Krause, owner and lead instructor of Softball Success, has been coaching girls fastpitch softball for nearly 20 years. He has coached teams from 10U to 18U with the Mundelein Thunder, Lake County Fastpitch and IOMT Castaways. He is currently a Three Star Master Coach with the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), and is certified by both the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) and American Sports Education Program (ASEP). Ken is a private instructor specializing in pitchers, hitters, and catchers. During the winter months he works out of area facilities including North Shore Sports Academy in Vernon Hills, IL and Pro-Player Consultants in McHenry, IL; in the summer he can be found on outdoor fields all around the area. Ken has built a national reputation as a long-time contributing columnist to Softball Magazine, where he writes Krause’s Korner. He is also the Administrator of the Discuss Fastpitch Forum, the most popular fastpitch discussion forum on the Internet, and owns Life in the Fastpitch Lane, one of the most-read fastpitch softball blogs on the Internet.