About Mike Candrea
In 2010, Sterling Athletics and Coach Candrea started their strategic alliance with the ultimate goal of offering the highest quality and technologically advanced softballs in the industry. Coach Candrea is considered THE GREATEST softball coach the game has ever witnessed.
As the Head Coach for the University of Arizona women’s softball team, Mike Candrea has experienced 25 years of excellence. He helped build the first legitimate college stadium for the sport and put the game front and center on national television. Coach Candrea’s average record for the last quarter of a century is 53-11. He has won EIGHT NCAA Division 1 National Championships, TEN PAC-10 Conference Championships and turned 86 Wildcat players into All-Americans with 5 players bringing home Honda Awards as the National Player of the Year.
Coach Candrea also served twice as the U.S.A. Head Coach in the Olympics bringing home a gold and silver medal.