Jen Hapanowicz

USA Elite Training Founder
& Youth Softball Instructor

Coach Jennifer Hapanowicz – owner and founder of USA Elite Training LLC – has been instructing youth softball players of all ages throughout the New England region ( including CT, NH, NY. NJ. ME, RI) for the past 20 years. A highly accomplished collegiate player herself, Hapanowicz attended the University Of Rhode Island on a full athletic scholarship as a pitcher and first baseman. Utilizing over 20 years of experience in the softball and recruiting industry, Coach Hapanowicz has assisted in placing her clients in leading college athletic programs across the country including LSU, UMass, UConn, Stanford, UNC - Chapel Hill, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart, Bryant Univ., Cornell Univ., Univ. of Central Florida, to name a few.

  • An amazing 90% of her students go on to play at the collegiate level
  • Numerous players under USA Elite’s tutelage have gone on to play on TOP 25 Collegiate Softball teams and have helped to lead their teams to NCAA Regionals.
  • Coach Hapanowicz has trained CT Gatorade Player of the Year Award Winners ( 2003,2005,2007 - 2009,2012-2015)
  • Her student have dominated the Connecticut State top ranks:
    • Trained winning State Championship pitchers ( 2003-2015)
    • Trained 2007 & 2015 CIAC Player of the Year
    • Trained numerous All –State, All – Area, and All League Players in CT, NY, NJ MA, RI and FL
  • Coach Hapanowicz has sent pitchers to the prestigious Gold Coast FL Hurricanes Junior Olympic Travel Team
    • Winner of the 2008 18U ASA Gold National Championship
  • Coach Hapanowicz is a top level consultant
    • Jen has been a consultant to college softball programs includ ing Wesleyan University and the University of Hartford
    • Jen has been the featured speaker at the 2010 CT High School Coaches Association’s Coaches Clinic
    • Jen has been the featured speaker 2011-2016 World Softball Coaches’ Convention at Mohegan Sun Convention Center
    • Jen has been the featured speaker at the Little League Regional Coaches Clinic 2013- 2016
    • She has hosted coaches’ clinics throughout the New England area over the years to train local programs skills to excel in area of softball