CLOVIS (KSMX)- When the Clovis High School Softball program resumes next spring, a new head coach will be leading the Clovis High School Wildcats – Braelyn Kruelskie.
Emery Sierra, former head coach, resigned at the end 2019 – 2020 school year.
While growing up and attending school in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Braelyn began playing softball at the age of three and has been involved in the sport at every level.
Following high school, Coach Kruelskie attended Connors State College, Oklahoma, on a softball scholarship. After attending college for two years, Coach Kruelskie joined the United States Air Force and served as a Meteorologist.
Following her service in the military, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from American Military University. In addition to assisting the Clovis High School Softball program last year, Braelyn is completing coursework towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural
When asked about her vision for the team, she stated, “As the new head coach, I hope to promote individual growth in not only the skills and fundamentals of the game of softball, but also in the player’s academic
achievement and personal lives. I feel through softball participation individual players can achieve their greatest potential. One of my goals is to develop a positive and enthusiastic atmosphere, which will lead to a
culture of hard work, discipline, self-control, positive attitude, and good sportsmanship both on and off the field.”