Softball Instructor Bio’s

Instructor – Heather Davis
  • Heather (Giroux) Davis brings extensive softball experience, both as a former Division 1 player and current fastpitch coach. While attending Clarkston High School, Heather was a four-year letter winner, and compiled several accolades as an outfielder, infielder, and catcher. In her senior season, she led her team to the state semifinals, and was elected to the All-County Dream Team, and to the All-State Team as a catcher. She was a member of an elite travel softball program for 10 years, before she moved on to attend Eastern Michigan University on a softball scholarship.
  • During her time at EMU, Davis was a four-year starting Centerfielder, and two-time Academic All-MAC honoree. Entering her college career as a right-handed hitter, known for her speed, Davis made the transition to a left-handed slap hitter and power slapper, further broadening her impact on the Eagles’ offense. As a junior, Heather was a key contributor to the 2007 MAC Championship team, where the Eagles advanced to their first NCAA tournament in program history.
  • Heather brings 6 years of youth softball coaching experience to the team, currently coaching Finesse 10U Davis, an elite program based out of Michigan.
Instructor – Devan Olah
  • Devan Olah graduated from Lakeland High School in 2011 as a 4-year Varsity letter winner for Coach Joe Alsup and the Lady Eagles. During her career at Lakeland, Devan received All-State Honorable Mention accolades while playing Catcher, 1st Base, and Shortstop. She was a part of the Lady Eagles’ State Runner Up finish in 2010, and played summer ball during this time for the Michigan Outlaws.
  • Devan continued her Softball career after high school at Alma College (Scots), graduating in 2015. Her junior year she led the Scots in nearly all statistical categories including slugging percentage (.529), on-base percentage (.469), hits (37), and sacrifice flies (2). She finished the season with a .425 batting average, which was tops for Alma and was the fourth highest in the MIAA. With a .0011 percentage, she finished the year as the 11th toughest batter to strike out in Division III. In the field she ranked 2nd on the team with 61 assists, and her 54 putouts were third most for Alma. Devan is currently the most recent Scot to be named Most Valuable Position Player by the MIAA. Her senior season she led the Scots to a Super Regional Championship and an overall finish of 7th in the Nation.
  • After completing her time at Alma College, Devan coached JV softball for one year at Lakeland High School and spent the two more years coaching with the Valley Venom Softball program, 12u and 14u teams.
Instructor – Lauren Babicz
  • Hitting, Pitching, & Fielding Instructor
  • Former University of Michigan Player (2005-2007)
  • 2004 All-State Pitcher at Walled Lake Western High School
  • Most Valuable Defensive Player in 2002 16U (A) World Series