16U – Rusniak

My name is Kassidee Rusniak. I am Head Coach for the 16U SMOKE Fastpitch team. I was born and raised in Livermore, and have always had a passion for sports. I played multiple sports until I realized I wanted to focus all of my time and energy into softball. I started playing softball at about 5 years old for LGSA. My softball experience consists of:

Coaching Experience

  • 2014: Volunteer Coach – Liberty Fastpitch
  • 2015-2016: Volunteer – Mavericks Fastpitch
  • 2016: Volunteer – Miracle League Baseball
  • 2017: Volunteer Coach – East Bay Mavericks Fastpitch
  • 2018-2020

Travel Ball Experience

  • 2005-2007: SMOKE 10U “B”
  • 2007-2008: SMOKE 12U “A”
  • 2008-2009: Valley Stompers 12U “A”
  • 2009-2010: Lady Hustle 14U “A”
  • 2010-2012: RR Gold 16U “A”
  • 2012-2014: RR Gold 18 “GOLD”

High School

  • 2010-2014: Granada High School Varsity Softball – 4 year Varsity player, Scholastic Team, All League Honors, 2014 NCS Division 1 Softball Championship 2nd place, 2014 Defensive Player of the Year


  • 2014: Odessa College – Fall Season
  • 2014-2018: Langston University – 4 year starter, RRAC Softball – Champions of Character Team

I attended Langston University, in Oklahoma, on a softball scholarship, where I was a starter and played all four years while earning my degree. I graduated in 2018, with a Bachelors of Science in Corrections. I currently live and work in Livermore.