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Sunday 04 Dec 2022
Knoxville Explosion! - Here Comes the Boom!
Knoxville Explosion Posts Open Tryouts for All Knoxville Explosion Teams PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   

Organization-wide tryouts and Team Needs announced for Fall 2020/Spring 2021: Explosion Select (High School) - No current openings. For move information contact Head Coach Payton Kneier at (865) 765-0075 or Assistant Coach Kelsey Birchfield at (865) 441-1050. 2023 Explosion (16u) - 1 Pitcher sought. Private Tryouts are available. Contact Shane Alvey at (865) 621-5200 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 2024 Explosion (14u) - No current openings. Contact Harold Lynn at (865) 228-8082 for more information. '07 Explosion (13u) - Pitcher/middle infielder, 1-2 Openings, Pitcher should be able to throw in the 50s and have good changeup. Head Coach Scott Barnes- 865-387-3264 - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 2025 Explosion (13u) - No current openings

'08 Explosion (12u) - Multiple Openings for pitchers, catchers and utility Players available. Contact Head Coach Brandon Alcorn at (865) 806-3460 for private tryout information. '09 Explosion (11u) - No current openings

Knoxville Explosion X (10u) - No current openings. For more information please contact Head Coach Ryan Carson via text/phone call at 865-898-4157 for more information.

2011 Explosion (9u) - No current openings

2012 Explosion (8u) - No current openings

We are a fastpitch softball organization based out of Knoxville, TN but have over 165 players from all over Tennessee, as well as North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia and Kentucky. Our program has resulted in 27 Tennessee State Championship, multiple world series and and national titles and has produced over 27 college signees in the past 5 years!

 
Knoxville Explosion Adds Coach Cody Banks as Head Coach of 2011 Explosion PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


 
Explosion Teams overcome Adversity and Find Success PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   

I want to give a big shoutout to all of our teams and the amazing obstacles we have all overcome to not only put a great product on the field in light of the COVID pandemic but also the resiliency to practice hard, stay focused and work as a team in harsh tournament conditions. Our teams, top to bottom, have represented us in an honorable and respectful manner and for that I want to thank all of the parents, players and coaches who have contributed and work so hard to make all of this happen.
I also want to ensure that the efforts of the 2023, 2024, '06 and 2026 Explosion are acknowledged on one of the biggest stages, the USA East Coast Nationals held in Spartanburg, SC from 7-17-20 to 7-19-20. This was the first time that we had 4 teams (2 Division Championships, 1 Runner-up and a top 8 finish) in this elite tournament and everyone of our teams played their hearts out and represented this organization with class and dignity. We are so proud of them and the efforts of our teams. Have a wonderful remaining summer everyone!
One last thing to those that are considering trying out for our organization, we have a terrific situation and circumstance awaiting your player. Take a look at our on the field progress, success and our proven player developmental program and I think you will find you like what you see! An amazing opportunity awaits for you in this organization!
 
2023 Explosion are USA 14u East Coast National Champions PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


Defcon 5 has been reached, Atomic BOOOOOM! Congratulations to the 2023 Explosion who defied all odds by running the table in the USA East Coast Nationals to win the 14u Diamond (Top Division) Championship on 7-19-20! After dropping the very first game of bracket play, the 2023 Explosion won 7 consecutive games, including the Championship and "If Game" against the previously undefeated Shock, 4-3! Defying the odds, the 2023 Explosion utilized a true team effort in which all of the players contributed to East Coast National Championship on a blistering hot weekend. This is a life-long memory that will always be remembered by this organization and team. Absolutely outstanding work ladies, you embody what the game of fastpitch softball entails and what this organization represents, a never quit attitude! Enjoy your championship ladies, it is very well deserved!
 
2026 Explosion Finishes as 12u USA Gold B Division East Coast National Runner-up in Spartanburg, SC PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


Atomic Boom! Congratulations to the 2026 Explosion who finished as the East Coast USA Nationals 12u B Gold Division Runner-up in Spartanburg, SC 7-17-20 to 7-19-20! The 2026 Explosion played lights out all tournament and lost to the same team that put them in the losers bracket, the SC Elite in the championship game 4-3. Absolutely outstanding progress ladies, we are so proud of your efforts!

 
2024 Explosion Posts Top 8 Finish at USA 14u East Coast Nationals PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


A huge shoutout to the 2024 Explosion who made some real noise at the USA East Coast Nationals in the 14u division held in Spartanburg, SC 7-17-20 to 7-19-20! The 2024 Explosion ended up 8th overall out of a loaded field of 30 teams that included the 2023 and '06 Explosion sister teams as well in this division. The 2024 Explosion was the only 13u team to make the top division (Diamond) and lost 2 of their games by 1 run and 1 game by 2 runs. Outstanding progress ladies, the force is strong with this group of coaches and players.

 
'06 Explosion Win 14u USA Bronze Division East Coast Championship PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


Atomic Boom! Congratulations to the '06 Explosion who won the 14u USA East Coast Nationals Bronze Division in Spartanburg, SC 7-17-20! A total of 30 teams competed in this tournament that featured teams from over 8 states and some of the best competition on the Eastern Seaboard of the US. The tournament was broken into 4 different divisions, Diamond, Gold, Silver and Bronze. Outstanding work ladies, we are very proud of you and your efforts!

 
'01 Navy Explosion Wins 18u Mid-Summer Classic in Crossville PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


Boom! Congratulations to the '01 Navy Explosion who won the 18u division of the ISA Mid-Summer Classic Championship in Crossville, TN on 7-18-20! The '01 Navy went undefeated in the tournament on their way to the tournament championship. Great job ladies, we are proud of you!

 
2025 Explosion Wins ISA Mid-Summer Classic 12u Championship in Oliver Springs, TN PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


Boom! Congratulations to the 2025 Explosion who won the 12u Championship of the ISA Mid-Summer Classic held in Oliver Springs, TN on 7-18-20! The 2025 Explosion went 4-2 in the tournament, defeating the Freedom 3-2 in the Championship. Hats off to Hallie Johnson and Bailey Hauge for only allowing a total of 11 hits in 3 games. Great job Explosion and Freedom, we are proud of your efforts!

 
'07 Explosion Finish as 14u Runner-up in Crossville, TN PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


Boom! Congratulations to the '07 Explosion who finished as the 14u Runner-up in the ISA Mid-Summer Classic held in Crossville, TN at Centennial Park on 7-18-20! A total of 12 teams were in the 14u division and the '07 Explosion decided to play up, eventually losing 6-4 to Fury Fastpitch in the Championship. Great job Fury and Explosion, we are very proud of your efforts!

 
2012 Explosion Finish as 8u Runner-up at Knox County Sportspark PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


Boom! Congratulations to the 2012 Explosion who finished as the 8u ISA Mid-Summer Classic Runner-up on 7-18-20! After a tough start, the 2012 Explosion caught fire and fought their way to the championship eventually losing to the Chattanooga Arsenal at Knox County Sports Park. Great job Arsenal and Explosion, we are very proud of your efforts!


 
It's About Family........ PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


Long-time organization favorite Tori Coffman ('01 Navy) gives the 8u Explosion players a pep talk before their game in Cleveland, TN at the ISA Bringing the Heat Tournament on Saturday, 7/11/20.
When you talk about our organization and the fact we say we are a family, this picture sums it up succinctly. Our 18u players taking time out of their tournament play to share words of wisdom and encouragement with the next generation of fastpitch softball players. We aren't just talk, we walk the walk. Remember this when considering your next softball home!
 
'01 Navy Explosion Crowned 18u Champion of ISA Bringing the Heat Tournament in Cleveland, TN PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


Boom! Congratulations to the '01 Explosion Navy for going undefeated in the 18u division of the ISA Bringing the Heat Tournament held in Cleveland, TN on 7/11/20! A special shoutout to Tori Coffman who not only hurled a no-hitter but hit 2 bombs, including a grand slam! Outstanding work ladies, we are very proud of you efforts!

 
'06 Explosion Finish as 14u Runner-up in USA Big Orange Showcase PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


Atomic Boom! Congratulations to the '06 Explosion who finished as the USA 14u Big Orange Showcase Runner-up which was held in Knoxville, TN 7/9/20-7/12/20! The '06 Explosion went 5-1 on the tournament out of a field of 12 teams eventually losing a heart breaker to the Alabama Elite 14u 2-1 in the championship. Congratulations Elite and Explosion, you guys were AWESOME!

 
'02 Explosion Finishes a Strong Third Place in 18u Division of Loaded USA Big Orange Showcase PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   


Boom! A special shoutout to the '02 Explosion who went 5-1 in a loaded 18u division of the Big Orange Showcase finishing a very strong 3rd place! A total of 24 teams from 9 states competed including several state and national teams in an outstanding USA college showcase. The '02 Explosion narrowly missed a spot in the championship losing 2-1 to Team South Carolina - Miller. Also, a special shoutout to our departing seniors and future college freshman on their future playing careers: Mackenzie Turner, Abbie Mcgowan and Jessica Campbell! We wish you nothing but the best and want to thank you for your loyalty and representation of the Knoxville Explosion Fastpitch Softball Program!

 
2024 Explosion Finish a Strong 3rd in Loaded USA Big Orange Showcase PDF Print E-mail
Written by Joe Birchfield   

A big shoutout to the 2024 Explosion who finished a strong Third Place Finish in the 14u Division of the USA Big Orange Showcase at Knox County Sports Park in Knoxville, TN 7/9/20-7/12/20! In the tournament the 2024 Explosion went 5-1 in a 12 team field. The 2024 Explosion eventually lost to our sister team '06 Explosion. Great job ladies, we are very proud of you!

 
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2014 Explosion (8u)

Head Coach Marshall Brakebill - (865) 748-0000 - marshallbrakebill@hotmail.com

2011 Explosion Prime (11u)

Head Coach Tim Meadows - (423) 368-1317 - timmeadows72@gmail.com

2011 Explosion - Banks (11u)

Head Coach Cody Banks - (865) 556-6636 - cburch06@comcast.net

2011 Explosion - Cooper (11u)

Head Coach Anthony Cooper - (865) 556-1792 - anthonycooper0707@gamail.com

2010 Explosion (12u)

Head Coach Ernie Montgomery - (865) 307-1758

'09 Explosion (13u)

Head Coach Steve Wolfgram- (865) 740-8488 - jalynhomes@charter.net

'08 Explosion (14u)

Head Coach Mark Collier- (865) 591-2837 - markcollier013@yahoo.com

2025 Explosion (15u)

Head Coach Amy Dorsett - 865-850-9100 - jadorset@aol.com

'06/'07 Explosion (16u)

Head Coach Reed Mullins - (865) 297-4760

Explosion Select (High School)

Head Coach Brad Logan - (615) 398-9290 - bradleyslogan@yahoo.com

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Joe Birchfield - (865) 363-0728 - birchfieldj@earthlink.net

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