Brian Tackett, our Team Manager, lives in Shelbyville with his wife and 2 daughters. He has coached his daughters in softball for 12 years. Both of his daughters have moved on to college. This is his 4th year coaching an Indy Dreams Gold Lewis Team. Several of his players are now playing college ball. He has a strong belief in developing talent. Most of his players remain with him for several years and buy into his coaching style of positive reinforcement and constructive criticism. His teams are very well coached in fundamentals and have always had very successful seasons.
Troy Clark, Assistant Coach, lives in Kokomo, Indiana with wife Jennifer and daughters, Audriana, Alexis and Aliya. He has coached his daughters in softball and basketball. Also, he has coached Varsity Boys basketball and he is currently a Varsity Assistant Softball Coach at Kokomo High School.
He has been coaching travel softball for over 10 yrs. Following the career of his daughter Alexis he has coached for Howard County Inferno, Howard County Thunder, Indiana Dreams- Montgomery and Indy Dreams-Lewis.
My Coaching philosophy is simple: To have an environment that encourages athletes to learn and develop on and off the field, to create a positive learning environment while emphasizing sportsmanship over all else.
John Myers, lives on the far eastside of Indianapolis, with his wife Mindy and 2 daughters, Annie and Allison. This is his third year with the Dreams organization and his coaching philosophy is rather simple, "give me attitude and effort along with selflessness and aggressiveness"! He played football at Franklin College as a starting running back under Hall of Fame Coach Stewart "Red" Faught. He has military experience as he was US Army Captain in the 75th Ranger Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Company B. As for coaching, he has coached high school baseball, collegiate football and baseball. John will be a huge asset with his knowledge and instruction he will present to the girls.
Don Endress, lives in Brownsburg with his wife Leah along with his daughter, Kelsey and son, Caleb. He played basketball in college and has coached basketball at all levels. Don has coached both of his children throughout their sports career. He is a “student of the game” and searches the internet for ways to improve our team. He will be very instructional and will make the game fun for them!
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Don Brechbuhl, our Team Manager, lives in New Palestine with his wife Leigh Ann and two
daughters, Brianna and Bethany. He has coached his daughters in softball, basketball, and
soccer. He has coached both girls in softball as he is following Bethany with her career. He
has coached her in softball since she was four years old. Having coached for the Indiana
Xtreme, Indy’s Most Wanted and Indy Dreams-Lewis, he has achieved a winning percentage of
almost .750. He believes in working hard to achieve success, but also strives for good
sportsmanship among his team, parents and coaches.