THE OFFICIAL HOME OF THE GEORGIA FIRE FASTPITCH
Founded in 2001, Georgia Fire is one of the pioneer organizations that helped bring Fastpitch softball to Georgia. Georgia Fire is an established and nationally recognized Girl’s Fastpitch softball program that has developed and assisted over 300 student-athletes go on to play College softball. Former Fire players have went on to excel at the NCAA College World Series, Pro Softball League and Team USA .
The Georgia Fire Fastpitch Organization is a well established and nationally recognized Girl’s Fastpitch program based in the greater Atlanta area of Georgia. The Georgia Fire is one of the first of 3 organizations that helped bring fastpitch softball to Georgia. For over 2 decades Fire has continued to stay true to our tradition of being a volunteer organization that puts the student-athlete first.
Each year the Georgia Fire program strives to field competitive teams at the 10u, 12U, 14U, 14U Gold , 16U, 16 Gold, 18U and 18 Gold levels for play in and pursuit of National Championships. The Georgia Fire has produced some of the most talented and premier players through its 20 year history. Georgia Fire alumni have went on to play at the College, Pro and Olympic levels. Former Fire player have graced the fields at NAIA Colleges, NCAA DI, DII, and DIII Colleges, competed at the NCAA WCWS, Women’s Softball Pro League and for Team USA.
Every Player on a Georgia Fire team has a strong desire to improve their softball skills and works to establish themselves as a player ready for the next level. The Georgia Fire's positive environment and national recognition helps create an opportunity for all players to reach their goals.
As Georgia Fire celebrated its 20 year anniversary in 2021, we look back over the years. We take pride in knowing Georgia Fire has continued its strong tradition of developing the whole student-athlete, not to just be successful on the field but in life.
Benefits of Athletics and Athletic Teams
An example of the Georgia Fire being more than just "high level softball" is the Jessie James Scholarship. This program which was created in November, 2006, in honor of a former Georgia Fire player who passed away. This scholarship is awarded annually to a player from the Georgia Fire based on the requirements and guidelines of the scholarship.
The scholarship award winners to date are:
2017 - Maggie Laudermilk, and Brooke Whittemore, Berry College
2016 - Whitney Gribble
2015 - Brianna Michaud, University of North Georgia
2013 - Mackenzie Kayler, Troy, Amber Williams, Western Kentucky
2012 - Rachel Dennis, Kennesaw State, and Kendall Hahn, Renhardt University.
2011 - Rachel Orlandella Univ of Georgia, Natalie Lampert Georgia College and State
2010 - Megan Uhrman, Savannah State University & Chelsea Whittle, August State University
2009 - Lauren Dykes, North Georgia College and State
2008 - Hannah Bradley, Furman University
2007 - Amanda Bills, Brenau University
This scholarship is awarded each year to a graduating senior who has played at least the last two (2) seasons with the Georgia Fire program. The application and other information regarding the scholarship is attached for your information.
Below is the application form for the Jessi James Scholarship. Click on the document/Icon to open and download it. Please complete the form and submit to Mark Whittle no later than June 30, to be considered.