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Coaches

Name Position
Terri Pearson-Bloom Head Coach
Penelope Crouse-Feehan Assistant Coach
Robert Cameron Assistant Coach
Ashley Eliasson Assistant Pitching Coach
Linus Schlumpberger Assistant Catching Coach
Coach Terri Pearson-Bloom

Terri Pearson-Bloom

Position: Head Coach

Terri Pearson-Bloom enters her 14th season at Solano having won over 300 games as a Falcon. Pearson-Bloom brings a wealth of knowledge about the game of softball and has turned the Solano program into one of the most respected in Northern California. Pearson-Bloom led the Falcons to Bay Valley Conference championships in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. Last season the Falcons finished with an overall record of 26-15, while winning their 8th consecutive Bay Valley Conference title with a 21-3 conference record.

Pearson-Bloom continues to make academics a priority and Solano Softball continues to be ranked in the top 25 nationally in overall team GPA with numerous players having earned NFCA Academic All-Americans honors, the most prestigious academic award in college softball. Combining academic success with championship play has led to many Solano Softball graduates signing to 4-year colleges on softball scholarships. Former Falcons have played at Div. I, II and NAIA colleges throughout the US including; Arizona State, CSU Fullerton, CSU Sacramento, CSU East Bay, Sonoma State, Jacksonville State, Lynn University, Oregon Tech, Lee University, Oklahoma Baptist, and New Mexico Highlands just to name a few.

Pearson-Bloom's coaching career began at St. Mary's College in Moraga where she served as an assistant from 1995-96. She moved on to the University of Tennessee and was an assistant for the Lady Vols for 2.5 seasons (1997-99).

Prior to Solano, Pearson-Bloom served as the head coach for one year with the Virginia Roadsters of the Women's Professional Softball League during the 1999-2000 season where her team finished second place in the regular season. Pearson-Bloom was selected to coach in the All-Star Game.

She was a standout player at Cal State Northridge where she led the team to four regional appearances and three World Series appearances while batting leadoff and playing in the outfield. In her final season at Northridge, the team advanced to the national championship game where it eventually lost to Arizona.

Pearson-Bloom's list of former players includes Nebraska assistant coach Jennifer Kline, Northridge coach Barbara Jordan, Stanford assistant Trisha Dean and UNLV assistant Sara Pickering. While at Solano, Pearson-Bloom hopes to help her players achieve their potential on the field and in the classroom. The Solano staff emphasizes fundamentals and teaches the needed mechanics, skills and strategies to help them succeed both as a player and a coach.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication from Northridge and a masters in Physical Education from Western Illinois. While at Tennessee, she began working on another masters degree in Sports Psychology.

Pearson-Bloom and her husband, Andy, live in Dixon with their three children, Samantha, 11, Cailin, 10, and Nathan, who will be 7 in July.

Terri Pearson-Bloom
Head Coach
Solano Softball
2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 BVC Champions
707.863.7833

Coach Penelope Crouse-Feehan

Penelope Crouse-Feehan

Position: Assistant Coach

Penelope Crouse-Feehan joins the Falcons coaching staff after finishing her college softball career at Patten University in Oakland, CA. Coach P, as she's known by the players, received a softball scholarship and graduated with her Bachelors in Liberal Studies and a minor in Religious Studies, with Cum Laude Honors. Penelope played two years for the Lions, earning team MVP both years in 2010 and 2011. Crouse-Feehan also played two years at Solano College from 2006 to 2008 where she received 1st team all Bay Valley Conference (BVC) honors. Additionally, Penelope was named to the All Nor-Cal as a freshman. In her sophomore year she would go on and receive the MVP award for the Bay Valley Conference and was a member to the All-State team.

Coach Crouse-Feehan graduated from Vallejo High Senior School in 2006 where she played two years of junior varsity basketball, two years junior varsity and two years varsity softball. She has been coaching since 2008 starting out with the Vallejo Hurricanes 16U, followed by four years with the 18U program before moving over to the Bears travel ball program in Fall of 2012. In August of 2012 the Solano Alum would reunite and join the college ranks as an assistant coach and private instructor. She plans to make a career out of coaching and teaching at the College level. She loves the game and the idea of passing her knowledge on to the youth.

Coach Bobby Cameron

Robert Cameron

Position: Assistant Coach

Coach Robert (Bobby) Cameron is in his 25th year of coaching fastpitch softball. Seven of which were with Vintage High School in Napa, California, while another four years were spent at Fairfield High. Coach Cameron also spent twelve years coaching at the college level at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, California. While at Sacramento City College, he was part of the coaching staff that won the College State Championship in 2004. In 2006, was awarded California Junior College Coaching Staff of the year.

Coach Cameron is recently retired from the City of Fairfield's Community Services Department where he worked for 28 years. Cameron is the founder and organizational head coach of the Nor-Cal Elite Program, an ASA Club that teaches softball skills to girls from the ages of 10-18. His teams are a regular at major ASA national tournaments. Coach Cameron has three children; Lance, Dominic and daughter Nadia. Nadia is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she played softball on a scholarship. Coach Cameron also has seven grandchildren, Trae, Nia, Jordyn, Jailyn, Jeanna, Dylan and DJ.

Coach Ashley Eliasson

Ashley Eliasson

Position: Assistant Pitching Coach

Ashley Eliasson is originally from the Bay Area and was the starting varsity pitcher for four years at Vallejo Senior High School. She received team MVP in both 2005 and 2006. In 2007, she received Co-MVP of the San Joaquin Division Championship. Ashley received a softball scholarship to Jacksonville State University and graduated in 2013 with Cum Laude Honors earning a 3.67 GPA, a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Nutrition. She received Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year in 2008, along with 1st team and 2nd team honors in four years of playing. Ashley started her coaching career with the Vallejo Hurricanes 18U in 2012, and joined the Bears Clayton organization in January 2013. She is currently the pitching coach for Solano College as well as a private softball instructor. Ashley is motivated by her passion and love of the game.

Coach Linus Schlumpberger

Linus Schlumpberger

Position: Assistant Catching Coach

Linus enters his 23rd year of coaching. He has been involved with a wide range of age groups. However, he has spent the majority years coaching 16U, 18U and at the Junior College level. He has been connected with Nor Cal Elite Travel Softball Program based out of Fairfield, CA. Linus also coached for three years at Sacramento City College, as well as a previous stint with Solano from 2006 through 2008. He now joins the Falcons for his second run as the primary Catching and Hitting coach.

Linus is married to his lovely wife with whom he has four daughters. All played softball with three of them playing at the college level. He has four grandchildren ages 2, 5, 7 and 14. Coach Schlumpberger recently retired from the United Parcel Service where he served as Director of Fleet for 32 years of service.

The love of the game has brought him back to Solano and the Falcons are excited for the future.