Ron Ammons enters his 12th season in 2014 as the head softball coach for the Oilers.
During his tenure with the Oilers, Ammons has guided the program to 184 wins and has posted three straight seasons with 20 or more victories.
In 2013, Ammons guided the Oilers to their finest season at the NCAA Division II level, finishing 27-15. They eventually went 2-2 in the GLIAC Tournament and narrowly missed out on qualifying for the NCAA Division II Tournament.
Ammons graduated from UF in 1981, earning three letters in baseball as a pitcher and infielder. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and Psychology, later earning his M.A. at Bowling Green State University in Sociology.
Before coming to UF, Ammons spent 18 years as a professional director in the areas of youth and sports with the Findlay Family YMCA.
Ammons has been an active fastpitch player for over 35 years, including more than 25 as a pitcher, and was a member of two ASA State and two three-state Regional championship teams. He began his coaching career as the head softball coach at Findlay High School in 1989, and also coached numerous seasons of summer travel ball.
Ammons lives in Findlay with his wife, Deb. Their daughter Chelsea resides in Findlay, while daughter Katie lives in Convoy.
Babcock enters his fourth year as an Oilers assistant coach in 2014. He has been associated with fastpitch softball for over 30 years as a player and coach.
While serving as the head softball coach at Findlay High for eight seasons, the Trojans won three league titles and made a regional appearance. Previous to that, Babcock had served for six seasons as a Trojan girls' basketball assistant coach.
Babcock is employed at Marathon Petroleum and resides in Findlay with his wife, Sonja. The couple has two adult children, Blake and Brooke, who were both collegiate student-athletes.
A 1973 graduate of UF, Jakubiec is a former 12-year member of the UF Alumni Board of Governors. He is a longtime UF volunteer, having helped with numerous athletic events since graduating.
Jakubiec played fastpitch softball for over 20 years on teams in Findlay and western New York, mostly as a catcher and infielder. He is entering his tenth season as an Oilers assistant in 2012.
A Ball Metal employee for over 30 years, Jakubiec and his wife Nancy reside in Findlay and they have three daughters. Eldest daughter Monica resides in Findlay with her husband Eric, son Zach, and daughter Kelsey, while middle daughter Natalie resides in the Akron area with her husband Matt, and youngest daughter Rachel lives in Rocky River, Ohio.
Alyssa (Frobase) Reynolds, a Curtice, Ohio native, is beginning her second year on the Oilers coaching staff in 2014.
Reynolds attended St. Ursula Academy and was a part of their state championship team in 2004. She was also named first team all-Ohio as a junior.
She played travel ball for Team Coca-Cola, winning the USSSA 16U World Series in 2004 before finishing as the runner-up at the ASA 18U National Tournament in 2005. Reynolds was also selected to the USSSA all-tournament team in 2003 and 2004 and was named the USSSA Tournament Offensive MVP in 2004.
Reynolds attended Kent State University and graduated with four Mid-American Conference (MAC) divisional championships.
Reynolds coached softball at Eastwood High School in 2011 and has also coached various travel teams through the years.
She has a degree in health science and is currently pursuing a master's degree in education.
Reynolds lives in Wayne, Ohio with her husband, Brett.