Madden Elite Camps

Coaches & Staff

 

Mike Madden
Camp Director - Softball

Mike has been a youth coach for 20 plus years in the sport of softball, baseball and football. Mike is currently president of the Oklahoma Athletics Softball Organization. His teams are known for high level of success. 2 of the past 3 12 and 14 year old teams have took home USSSA and IFA National titles. Many players have gone on to play college athletics. Including his daughter Amy and son Brian, which were both multiple time All-Americans at Southern Nazarene University’s baseball and softball teams.
 

 

Brian Madden
Camp Director - Softball

Brian Madden begins his 10th season as an assistant coach for the Crimson Storm softball program and made an immediate impactin his first season in 2009.

Madden has helped SNU Softball to NAIA World Series Appearance in 2012. Also, a third place finish in the 2017 GAC tournament, and runner up performance in the 2018 GAC championships, falling one game short of making it to the NCAA tournament

Working a majority of the time with the hitting aspects of the game, in one season with Southern Nazarene, Madden helped Southern Nazarene break school records in batting average (.363), slugging percentage (.543), on-base percentage (.434), runs scored (387), hits (554), most doubles (119), RBIs (362) and total bases (830). Southern Nazarene has also set the school record for home runs in each of the past three seasons. The Storm hit 45 home runs in 2009, 47 in 2010 and 57 in 2011.

Madden helped SNU finish in the top ten in six different hitting categories in 2009, including having SNU at No. 3 nationally in batting average.  The Storm were in the top 10 in the NAIA in four different categories and in the top 20 in 11 different categories in 2011. In 2017 Crimson storm were 2nd in the Great American Conference in runs scored, 3rd in runs scored in 2018. Crimson Storm were first in Hit by pitches and 2nd in Walks.

Madden Also coaches the Oklahoma Athletics Softball Organization in the summers. Athletics are one of the premier teams in the country. Athletics rank #18 in nation. Athletics overall record in Maddens tenor is 487- 111 83% winning percentage. Athletics national finishes include a 2016 runner up, 2102 5th place, 2011 7th place and 2013 9th place finish in ASA Gold Nationals. 9th place finish at the Premier Girls Fastpitch National (PGF) in Huntington beach nationals, this is highest of any Oklahoma team in the history of PGF in the 18-year-old division. Athletics have placed 145 kids into different universities around the country.

Madden is a former star for the SNU baseball program. A 2007 graduate of Southern Nazarene University, Madden earned his degree in business from SNU. He was a four-year starter for the Crimson Storm baseball team as a first baseman and designated hitter. At SNU, Madden was twice honored with an NAIA All-American, along with earning two NAIA All-Region VI and two All-Sooner Athletic Conference first team selections. Madden holds SNU records for career games started, played, and career hits (290). Madden also holds SNU’s career record for RBI’s with 190, total bases (368), and walks (91).

Madden began his coaching career in 2007, coaching for one season as an assistant for the baseball program at Oklahoma Christian University.

Madden does camps and clinics around the region and state of Oklahoma. One of the top Clinicians in the Softball.

Madden, and his wife Nickie, have a son, Aiden, and a daughter, Mackenzie.

 

Phil Steverson
Camp Staff - Softball

  • 20 years in the Elite club ball ranks
  • Coached at 2 top ten teams in 18 Gold ball
  • Has Coached with Athletics, Force, and Ulimate club ball teams
 

Grant Ledbetter - Baseball Coach
TITLE Assistant Coach
EMAIL
gledbetter@mail.snu.edu
 

Ledbetter begins his first season as an Assistant Coach. He pitched for the Crimson Storm from 2005 through the 2008 seasons and graduated in 2007 with a bachelor's in sport management. He also earned a master's in business administration from SNU, which he completed in 2009.

He attended Putnam City West High School and played football, basketball, and baseball for the Patriots.

Ledbetter also played two seasons of professional baseball from 2008-2009, pitching for the Edmonton Capitals and Reno Silver Sox in the Golden Baseball League.

After playing professional baseball, Ledbetter got his first coaching gig as the head baseball coach at Northwest Classen High School in Oklahoma City. He coached the Knights from 2009-2011 and helped them win the 2010 OKC All-City Championship. He also served as an assistant football coach during his time with Northwest Classen.

In August 2011, Ledbetter became the head baseball coach at Harrah High School, where he also was an assistant coach for the football team. He coached the Panthers from 2011-2013 and helped lead the team to a district championship in 2012.

Ledbetter moved on to Bethany High School in August 2013 and served as the head baseball coach and assistant softball coach for the Bronchos. His tenure with Bethany carried into the Spring of 2016 as he helped lead the Bronchos to state tournament appearances in 2014 and 2016.

In May 2016, Ledbetter took the coaching position at Edmond North High School and served as the head baseball coach until the Spring of 2018. He helped lead the Huskies to a state tournament appearance in 2018.

Ledbetter is married to his beautiful wife Lindee, and they have two kids, Levi and Archie. He enjoys spending time with his boys, and any type of wood work or projects