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2023 MSW Softball Coaching Staff

Meet our Tier 1 Coaching Staff:

Head Coach Penny Gatza

With Coach Kortney Koroll (Texas State NCAA Alum)


Penny has been the Head Coach of the Mississauga ’07 team since its inception, in 2016. With her focus on player development, Penny has led her team to multiple PWSA provincial championships: 2017 U10/Mite ‘A’ Champions; 2019 U12/Squirt ‘A’ Champions; 2021 U14/Novice Tier One Champions.

In addition to coaching softball, Penny is a high school teacher who has coached multiple sports at her school such as curling, hockey, volleyball, basketball, fastpitch, and slowpitch. Penny was awarded the HSSAA Female Coach of the Year in 2002. Prior to involvement in Mississauga softball, Penny served as Director of Player Development, Select Coach, and Coach for the Burlington Amateur Softball Association (2006-2014). Penny led her ’02 Squirt Burlington Bees to PWSA Gold in 2014. In her youth, Penny played rep softball for the Burlington and Oakville associations. As a pitcher, Penny was a part of provincial golden teams in 1982, 1984.




David Gatza

Coach – In Training, Competition, NCCP


Dave has been coaching at Mississauga SW since 2014. He coached the ’02 Mississauga Hurricanes until 2018, and then the Fieldhouse Raiders. Dave joined the MSW07 coaching staff officially in 2019 where he brought his previous coaching experience to the young team. Prior to coaching girls’ rep softball, Dave also coached house league and select softball teams for multiple years in Burlington. Dave is a teacher who also coaches high school senior boys basketball and girls softball. Dave has committed many years of coaching both sports; he has led his basketball teams to Halton Championship Gold, and to OFSAA on multiple occasions. In addition to coaching girls softball, Dave is also a professional official with the CFL. Dave believes in and supports girls’ and women’s sports; he is an advocate of both!

2023 MSBA Rep Girls Softball Teams & Coaches





U17 Tier 2

Jeff Saracini

416 895 8960






Robert Cava

 647 631-8196


Dave Haick

905 580 0492




U17 Tier 1

Penny Gatza

 905 973 9844

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