Firecrackers FL Hoopes Roster and Coaches
Firecrackers FL Hoopes 16U is a Elite Fast Pitch Softball team out of the Florida area. We have players that come from all over the Southeast and have a drive and desire to play softball at the highest level.

Our student athletes are taught leadership and accountability from the onset of being a part of our team . We not only strive to build strong ball players but we look to build strong powerful leaders on and off the field.

Players who feel empowered to do well in all aspects of their life. Able and willing to take on any task and succeed.

Our Coach

The Firecrackers are led by Head Coach Bill Hoopes
A 16 year Navy veteran. Coach Hoopes achieved the rank of Chief Petty Officer while serving in the Navy. It was his time in the Navy that led him to the Firecrackers who live by a code of "Play with Honor"
Coach Hoopes is a graduate of
Liberty University in Lynchburg VA with a B.S. Degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice.
Currently Coach Hoopes is a certified History teacher in Florida and works with 8th grade students.
Coach Hoopes brings many years of experience working with young athletes.
Some of those achievements are below:

Over 4 million dollars in college scholarship offers for his players since 2016.

13 Years as a Recruiting Specialist for the United States Navy
Certified CPR-AED
USA Softball Ace level 4
Certified Youth Exercise Specialist- National Academy of Sports Medicine
Certified Performance Enhancement Specialists- National Academy of Sports Medicine
Certified Personal Trainer- National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Over ten years training youth athletes.
Certified Counselor- DOL
Over .700 winning percentage at all levels of softball.