Rock Gold Garvey Earns PGF Nationals Berth

posted Jan 31, 2018, 7:33 PM by Brian Rounsavill   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 7:34 PM ]

Newtown Rock Gold-Garvey has accepted an invitation to compete in the 2018 PGF 18U Premier National Championships to be held in late July in Huntington Beach, California. This will mark the sixth consecutive year that we have competed in this event which draws the "best of the best" of 18U club teams. Thank you to PGF for extending this invitation and for providing a platform for the top teams from around the country to compete for the coveted PGF National Championship!! #playPGF #PGFnationals #thebestofthebest

JJ Memorial Helmet Sticker

posted Oct 7, 2017, 8:09 PM by Brian Rounsavill   [ updated Oct 8, 2017, 10:45 AM ]

For the 2017-2018 travel season, the Rock Gold - G
arvey team will wear a special helmet sticker in honor of the late Joseph Jantorno, father of Rock Gold - Garvey team member Hailee Jantorno.

Rock Hall of Fame Night

posted May 25, 2017, 7:12 PM by Brian Rounsavill

Amanda Kulp, Class of 2015, sophomore starting centerfielder at St. Joseph’s University, and Nicole Rounsavill, Class of 2016, freshman starting shortstop at Colgate University, were inducted into the Rock Softball Hall of Fame (  Joining them at the ceremony that was held at Trenton Thunder Stadium on May 24th were many current rec and travel players from the Rock softball program.

Rock Training Strong in Winter

posted May 25, 2017, 7:05 PM by Brian Rounsavill

Over the winter, the Rock Travel Program held over 30 training sessions exclusively for members of the Rock travel teams.  Pitching, hitting, fielding and slapping clinics were conducted by several notable figures in fastpitch softball:

- Bill Edwards, legendary head coach at Hofstra University and NFCA Hall of Famer, conducted glove work and throwing clinics.

- Emily Allard, outfielder for the Chicago Bandits professional softball teamAnd a four-time NFCA All-Region and All-Big Ten selection at Northwestern, , conducted slapping clinics.

- Ashley Vanboxmeer, Olympic Gold and Silver medalist, 2006 Player of the year, 3 time All Conference, 3 time All Region at Cal State Fullerton, conducted hitting and fielding clinics.

Rock Gold Gets a New Look

posted Dec 21, 2016, 3:46 PM by Brian Rounsavill   [ updated May 25, 2017, 7:02 PM ]

Rock Gold visited The Gluv Athletique during the recent Surf City Thanksgiving Showcase to tour the factory and get a first-hand look at their new uniforms.

Rock Gold goes 5-2 at Surf City

posted Nov 25, 2016, 6:19 AM by Brian Rounsavill

Newtown Rock Gold began the weekend with two victories over CO Next Level and Corona Angels at the Surf City Early Thanksgiving Showcase.

Newtown Rock Gold goes 3-0 with three shutout wins on the second day of the Surf City Early Thanksgiving Showcase in Huntington Beach, CA. Rock Gold defeated Irvine Sting 1-0, Lakewood Firecrackers 2-0, and Ohana Tigers 6-0.

Newtown Rock Gold finished the weekend with a 5-2 record at the Surf City Early Thanksgiving showcase. The team suffered a 7-2 defeat at the hands of the WA Absolute Blast and then lost 4-0 in a hard fought game to the #2 nationally ranked So Cal A's-Richardson in action on Sunday.

November & December College Clinics

posted Nov 12, 2016, 6:45 AM by Brian Rounsavill   [ updated Nov 27, 2016, 4:55 PM ]

Newtown Rock Fastpitch will be hosting the following clinics featuring instruction by D1 and D2 college coaches at the Rock Softball Academy located in the NAC Sports Training Center (GPS: 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown, PA 18940). Limited registration, contact Dan Santelli at for information.

Hitting Clinics: Tuesday, November 29th and Monday, December 5th featuring Joe Guthrie, Assistant Coach at Bucknell University Two sessions: 6:00pm-7:30pm and 7:30 pm-9:00 pm. Limited availability.

High Tempo Defense and Catching Clinic: Sunday, December 18th from 2-5pm featuring Ashley Waters, Head Coach at Boston University, who will be working on softball fundamentals and playing the game with high tempo, and Jaime Wohlbach, Head Coach at East Stroudsburg University, who will be covering catching fundamentals.

Hankins & Kulp Earn Awards

posted Oct 24, 2016, 12:00 PM by Brian Rounsavill

Two Class of 2015 teammates earned awards this season for their collegiate teams: Fairfield’s Courtney Hankins garnered a MAAC All-Rookie spot for her performance in 2016. She picked up the MAAC Rookie of the Week on March 22 after batting .500 with two home runs and seven RBI in a 2-1 week for the Stags. For more information:  Saint Joseph's freshman outfielder Amanda Kulp has been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Northeast Region Third Team. For more information:  

Rock Gold Tryouts

posted Jul 31, 2016, 5:52 PM by Brian Rounsavill   [ updated Nov 25, 2016, 6:11 AM ]

The Newtown Rock Gold team is looking to fill a few positions for the 2016-2017 season.  Tryout information is available at: or contact for a private tryout.

IDT & PGF Wrap

posted Jul 31, 2016, 5:45 PM by Brian Rounsavill   [ updated Jul 31, 2016, 5:49 PM ]

Newtown Rock 18U Gold concluded their Summer 2016 season by playing in two of the premier events in the country. Rock Gold first traveled to Boulder, Colordo the week of June 27th to participate in the Louisville Slugger Independence Day Tournament. This invitational tournament brings together the top 64 teams in the country and attracts over 250 college coaches. Rock Gold placed 33rd and along the way and their opponents included the Corona Angels-Tyson, So Cal A's - Richardson (Tournament Champions) and the Beverly Bandits, who all are ranked in the top 10 in the country. Rock Gold then traveled to Huntington Beach, California the week of July 24th to compete in the 2016 PGF 18U Premier National Championships. This is the 5th consecutive year that Rock Gold has qualified for PGF Premier Nationals, which is considered the most prestigious National Championship in travel softball. Rock Gold concluded play with a 49th place finish in the field of 72 teams.

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