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Rachael Watkeys

Head Coach – Great Britain Women’s Fastpitch Team

Rachael WatkeysIn 2014, the GB Juniors achieved a highest-ever placing of fourth at European Championships, including a dramatic victory over defending champions Holland.

In 2015, Rachael led the team back to Junior World Championships in Oklahoma, where the team played extremely well and was unlucky to be placed 13th in the final standings.  At the Junior World Championships, GB was one of only four teams not to suffer a mercy rule defeat during the tournament, despite playing teams such as Japan, Canada and China, and was one of only two teams that had four runs or fewer scored against them in any seven-inning game during the competition (the other team was the eventual champions USA).

Rachael was named Great Britain Women’s Fastpitch National Team head coach in October 2015.