SOFTBALL – National Director Of Fielding
A proud native of Toronto, Canada, Joey Lye joins the Area Scouts team with more than 11 years of professional and international experience as both an outfielder and infielder. Since joining the Canadian National Team in 2010, she has played multiple infield and outfield positions and was Team Captain from 2013-2017. In the summer of 2021, Joey helped Team Canada bring home the Bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Joey is an active athlete within three professional organizations- the brand-new Athletes Unlimited, Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois, and Team Canada. She has also recently been named to the Team Canada Coaching Pool.
Following her graduation from Williams College in 2009 with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Master’s in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University, Joey began her NCAA coaching career in both softball and ice hockey spending two years at her alma mater before landing her first head softball coach position in 2011. Joey is excited to use her eleven years of NCAA Division III and Division I softball head coaching experience to help her thrive in her role as the National Director of Fielding for Softball.
Joey is excited to impact the next generation of softball players. She believes strongly in mental approach, pre-pitch preparation, and building solid muscle memory to develop championship-level defense.