Ken Krause, CES, owner and lead instructor of Softball Success, has been coaching girls fastpitch softball for more than 20 years. He has coached teams from 10U to 18U with the Mundelein Thunder, Lake County Fastpitch and IOMT Castaways.
He is currently a Four Star Master Coach with the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), Elite Level certified pitching coach with High Performance Pitching, a certified Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and is certified by both USA Softball and American Sports Education Program (ASEP). Ken is a private instructor specializing in pitchers, hitters, and catchers. During the winter months he works out of area facilities including 5 Tool Baseball and Softball Academy in Vernon Hills, IL Pro Player Canes in McHenry, IL; and Westosha Sports Complex in Silver Lake, WI. In the summer he can be found on outdoor fields all around the area.
Ken has built a national reputation as a long-time contributing columnist to Softball Magazine, where he wrote Krause’s Korner. He is also the Administrator of the Discuss Fastpitch Forum, the most popular fastpitch discussion forum on the Internet, and owns Life in the Fastpitch Lane, one of the most-read fastpitch softball blogs on the Internet.