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Tijerina Forms American Freedom (South)

By Tim Soefje, 08/22/15, 11:00AM CDT


The American Freedom Softball is privilege to announce longtime SA Hitt coach Cruz Tijerina has become the Regional Program Director and will establish an American Freedom (South) program.

Coach Cruz's long-time assistant John Mendez will join him with the American Freedom (South).

The American Freedom (South) will develop national-level and regional level teams in the San Antonio/Austin corridor, South Texas, Corpus Christi, and the Valley areas.

Coach Tijerina has a long history with the American Freedom, serving as the 1st assistant coach from 2007 to 2011, including three years with the AF Gold. He has led teams with the SA Hitt since 2012, including a 7th place finish at 2014 16u PGF Platinum.

Tryouts for our 18u AF Gold (South) team will be held on Saturday, August 22nd from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake University Softball Field, 411 SW 24th Street, San Antonio TX 78207. Tryouts for additional teams may follow.

Coach Cruz and the American Freedom (South) is accepting inquiries from teams and coaches that would like to discuss becoming part of the American Freedom organization.

For more information, contact Cruz at (210) 289-9655 or You can learn more about our club at