Meet Our Team

About Our Team

Double Up Softball, LLC is owned and operated by Alison Van Scyoc. Our team is directly assisted by Danielle Thacker. The staff includes two former Division I softball student athletes. Combined, Alison and Danielle have coaching and playing experience at the NCAA DI, DII, DIII and NJCAA collegiate level. Together they make up over 10 years of collegiate coaching experience! 

Alison Van Scyoc


Head Coach- Shippensburg University: 2016 – Present
• PSAC Championship Qualifier in 2017, 2018, 2019
• 12 All-PSAC Honorees
• 2018 Freshman of the Year- Courtney Coy
• 3 NFCA All-Region Recipients

Assistant Coach- Shippensburg University: 2013-2016
•2013 & 2014 NCAA Regional Qualifying Team

Playing Career- University of Virginia: 2008-2011
• Two time team captain
• 3rd all-time in career stolen bases 
• 3 Time All-ACC Academic Team 

Danielle Thacker


Assistant Coach- Shippensburg University: 2018- Present
• PSAC Championship Qualifier in 2019

Assistant Coach- Richard Bland College- August 2017- 2018
• 2018 NCAA Regional Qualifying Team

Assistant Coach- Shepherd University- 2016- 2017
• 2017 NCAA Regional Qualifying Team

Assistant Coach- Wilkes University- 2015-2016

Playing Career- University of New Mexico: 1996-2000
• Ranked among the Top 10 all-time for the Lobos in 20 career statistical categories spanning hitting and pitching.

• A two-time All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) First Team selection, Thacker won 51 games and recorded 348 strikeouts as a pitcher while batting .342 with 26 home runs and 143 RBIs at the plate. She threw a perfect game in 1999, and graduated with New Mexico’s school record for career RBIs. 

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