Board of Directors:

Travis Unruh- President

Cammie Unruh- CEO

Lisa Pinkston- Vice President of Softball

Sean Payne- Director of Operations

Mark Tortorice – Program Manager

Lesley Andres- Financial Adviser

Christy Conrad- Administrative Support

Marley Edwards-Administrative Support

TRAVIS UNRUH– PRESIDENT

Travis serves as the President of Indiana Fusion Elite and the Head Coach of the Premier 04 Unruh softball team. He was a multisport athlete growing up playing football and wrestling into his high school years at Providence High School in Clarksville Indiana, where his football team competed in sectional/regional championships and was the Indiana State Runner-up in ‘93. After high school, he attended Purdue University West Lafayette and earned a B.S. in Construction Engineering and Management in 2000 and today he is the President of MAC Construction in New Albany Indiana.  Travis’s passion for both sports and developing youth has led him into coaching softball, football and baseball for over 7 years.

Email:  infusionelite.unruh@gmail.com

Years with IFE:  6+

Years Coaching Softball:  7 years (Little League, Travel and High School)

Experience:

Indiana Fusion Elite 04 Unruh Premier Head Coach (2013-present)

Indiana Fusion Elite -President (2013-present)

Assumption High School Varsity Assistant Softball Coach (2019-present)

Little League Softball Head Coach-Won Central Region and Placed 3rd in WS Portland, OR (2017)

CAMMIE UNRUH– CEO

Cammie serves as the CEO of Indiana Fusion Elite and assistant coach on the IFE Premier 04 Unruh Team.  Cammie grew up in Louisville playing high level travel softball and graduated from Assumption High School.  After high school, Cammie attended Spalding University and graduated with a degree in Nursing.  Her passion and dedication to the sport and team development is overwhelmingly evident in her mentoring of the athletes.

Years with IFE:  6+

Years Coaching Softball:  7 years (Travel)

Experience:

Indiana Fusion Elite CEO (2013-present)

Indiana Fusion Elite 04 Premier Unruh Assistant Coach (2013-present)

LISA PINKSTON– VICE PRESIDENT OF SOFTBALL

Lisa Pinkston has been involved in the IFE organization for over 6 years as a mentor, Board Member, VP of Softball and for 2019-2020 she added the role of the IFE 18U Premier Head Coach and 04 Premier Unruh Assistant Coach.   Coach Pinkston is a well-respected coach known and recognized throughout the Travel Softball and High School circuits with connections at the collegiate level. She is dedicated to developing each athlete to their full potential with the opportunity to compete at top showcases and tournaments throughout the region with maximum college coach exposure to obtain their goal of playing softball at the next level.

Email:  lisapinkston@gmail.com

Years with IFE:  6+

Years Coaching Softball:  18 years (College, Travel and High School)

Experience:

Indiana Fusion Elite 18U Premier Head Coach (2019-present)

Indiana Fusion Elite Vice-President (2017-present)

Assumption High School Varsity Softball Coach (2015-present)

Softball Preps Owner (2012-present)

University of Louisville –Director of Softball Operations-Former (2010-2015)

KY High School Hall of Fame-Player (2003)

University of Louisville- Player (2000-2003)

SEAN PAYNE– DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Sean Payne joined the IFE Board of Directors in 2017 as Director of Operations.  Sean is a well-respected coach known and recognized throughout the High School circuits with connections at the collegiate level. He has coached High School Softball for 16 years winning several Section and Regional titles.  He has been the Head Coach at Floyd Central High School since 2016 and awarded the Hoosier Hills Conference Softball Coach of the Year in 2016, 2017 & 2018.  Thru the years, he has had several athletes graduate and continue their softball careers that the collegiate level.   Sean also serves as the Assistant Parks Director for the City of New Albany.

Email:  coachpayne84@gmail.com

Years with IFE:  4

Years Coaching Softball:  16 years (High School)

Experience:

Indiana Fusion Elite Board Member (2017-present)

Floyd Central High School Head Coach (2016-present; record 95-42)

School Record Number of Wins (28 in 2016)

Sectional Titles 2016 and 2017

Hoosier Hills Conference Softball Coach of the year (2016, 2017, 2018)

NFCA National Polling Committee Member (2017-present)

NFCA All Region/All American Committee Member (2018-present)

Indiana Coaches Girls Sports Association Polling Committee Member (2012-present)

NFCA Coaches Education Committee Member (2014-2016)

Providence High School Head Coach (2007-2015; record 147-90)

School Record Number of Wins (23 in 2015)

Sectional Titles 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Regional Titles 2013, 2014

Mercy Academy Assistant Coach/JV Head Coach (2005)

 

MARK TORTORICE– PROGRAM MANAGER

Mark Tortorice joined IFE in 2017 as an Assistant Coach to the 03-Chumbley softball team and in 2018 he joined the Board of Directors as the Program Manager.  Mark was also an Assistant Coach on the 11U Unruh Baseball Team for the 2018-2019 season.  He has a lengthy background in baseball and softball.  Mark played baseball at Grand Canyon University and then was drafted by the Oakland A’s to play Pro Baseball in 1985.  He played professionally from 1985-1990 for the Oakland A’s and Chicago White Sox.  In 2001 he started coaching youth baseball and softball.  Thru the years he has instructed over 500 athletes from the youth to the professional level.  Mark is very passionate about developing youth and helping them follow their dreams. He is a firm believer that athletics develops discipline, teamwork and life skills.

Years with IFE:  4

Years Coaching Softball:  19 years (youth)

Experience:

Indiana Fusion Elite Board Member (2018-present)

IFE 03-Chumbley Assistant Coach (2017-2019)

IFE 11U Unruh Baseball Assistant Coach (2018-2019)

LESELY ANDRES– FINANCIAL ADVISER

Lesley joined IFE in 2014 as the program’s financial adviser.  She is a CPA with experience in numerous fields of business and serves on various Financial Boards in the community.   Lesley brings her financial expertise to the program overseeing the financials and maintaining the budgets.  She has 2 children very active in middle school and high school sports which she is the team parent assisting the coaching staff.  Lesley is passionate about the mission of the program to develop youth to their full potential and giving them opportunities to follow their dreams.

Years with IFE:  5+

Experience:

Indiana Fusion Elite Board Member (2014-present)

CHRISTY CONRAD– ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Christy joined the IFE Board in 2015 as administrative support for the program.  She values IFE’s mission to promote the development of the youth thru sports to teach disciple, teamwork, leadership skills and becoming successful members of the community.  She grew up in the Southern Indiana playing sports throughout her childhood and into high school years.  Christy is the mother of 2 children that were very active in sports where she served as Team Parent assisting the coaching staff. Her organizational skills and dedication to the program has been a key part in the seamless growth of the program in just a few short years.

Years with IFE:  5

Experience:

Indiana Fusion Elite Board Member (2015-present)

MARLEY EDWARDS– ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Marley Edwards joined the IFE 04 Unruh Coaching Staff in 2017 and the IFE Board of Directors in 2018.  Marley played travel softball growing up and at Jeffersonville High School.  After graduation, she continued to play at the collegiate level at Harding University in Arkansas and Bellarmine University.  Marley graduated in 2017 from Bellarmine University with a Bachelors in Exercise Science and Sports Performance.   She brings her expertise in speed, agility, strength training as well as arm health management to the team.

Years with IFE:  3+

Years Coaching Softball:  3 years (Travel)

Experience:

Indiana Fusion Elite 04 Premier Unruh Assistant Coach (2017-present)

Indiana Fusion Elite Board Member (2018-present)

Rockets Junior Softball Coach (2018-2019)

Bellarmine University Softball Player (2016-2017)

Harding University Softball Player (2013-2016)