Jenae Leles

Owner of Power Alley, Director of Firecrackers-Leles 12u-18u, Private Hitting/Slapping/Fielding Coach

Jenae' started playing softball at the age of five in Carmichael, California. (Sacramento, CA area). She had a passion for the sport from the beginning. Fortunately, Jenae' had fabulous youth coaches. From the time she first picked up a softball through the USA program; she has been blessed with outstanding, knowledgeable coaches. During her youth years she played for California Sting & NORCAL LITE. Several of Jenae's team mates played together from the age of 10 years through 18 GOLD.

After graduating from Rio Americano High School in Sacramento; Jenae' was recruited by Mike Candrea with the University of Arizona. Jenae's father, John also is an alumni from U of A. He played on the University's men's tennis team. Jenae' was originally recruited as a middle infielder. Coach Candrea saw a different position for her. With Coach Candrea's expertise, patience and guidance; Jenae' will go down as one of the best Collegiate Third Basemen. Jenae' had a most successful four years with Arizona. She walked away with 2 World Series Rings, a Pac 10 ring and even more passion for the game of softball.

Upon graduating, she was drafted by the NPF ROCKFORD THUNDER. Although her playing time was limited that year due to her making the USA NATIONAL TEAM; a Championship was won by the Thunder. Jenae' traveled with the National Team in 2009. It was an amazing experience for her. Playing on the same team as Jennie Finch, Cat Osterman, Natasha Watley & so many other softball icons was a childhood dream. Representing her country is an "experience of a lifetime". She has made life long friendships that will carry on with her.

Jenae' most currently worked in Tucson, AZ working under Mike Candrea as part of their new staff in the 2014-2015 softball seasons ( University of Arizona Staff). 

 

Lastly, for the past 10 years Jenae has been one of premier softball instructors in the Northern, Ca region. Players come from all over Sacramento Reno, Chico, Bakersfield, LA, Utah, Minnesota, Las Vegas & Hawaii to personally work with Jenae to learn from her experience and great coaching. 

FIRECRACKERS- LELES: 

Jenae Leles is the Director of Firecrackers- Leles in Sacramento, CA. She directs six teams ranging from 12u-18u. Jenae started coaching travel ball  8 years ago mentored many coaches though the years. She has been one most elite and prestige hitting/ fielding instructors in Sacramento for the past 10 years.  

Personal Life: Jenae is married to Thomas Neal and has two kids (Jada 3, Jacoby1). 

 

Client College Lists 

University of Arizona

Alabama State

Utah State

Solano College

Standford

Azuza Pacific

Portland State

University of Cal

San Fransisco State University

Humbolt Sate University

Arizona Christian

Simpson University

Leigh University

Ohio Christian

Sonoma State

Rhode island University 

Chico State

Dominican University 

Oakland University

Folsom Lake College

Sierra College

Consumes River 

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2012 ISF Silver Medal

  • 2012 World Cup Gold Medal

  • 2012 Women's National Team

  • 2011 Pan American

  • Gold Medalist

  • 2011 World Cup Champion

  • 2011 Women's National Team Member

  • 2010 Futures Team

 

USA NATIONAL TEAM

  • WORLD CUP GOLD MEDAL (2009)

  • CANADA CUP GOLD MEDAL (2009)

  • JAPAN CUP GOLD MEDAL (2009)

  • 2 TIME NCAA WORLD SERIES

  • NFCA ALL AMERICAN

  • 2008/2009 ALL WEST REGION TEAM

  • 2 TIME PAC 10 FIRST TEAM

  • 2007 COLLEGE WORLD SERIES TEAM

  • TOP 25 2009 Finalist Player of the Year

  • TOP 10 2009 Finalist Lowes Player of Year

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ADDRESS

11415 Folsom Blvd Suite #100

RANCHO CORDOVA, CA 94158

  TEL. 279-900-7183

HOURS

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