After a short career as a player, Rick moved to Phoenix and began coaching the Firebirds, then formed the Phoenix Storm. In 1992, Phoenix Storm 12 & U Team won the ASA JO 12 & U National Championship. Phoenix Storm teams coached and managed by Rick captured several ASA Regional Championships, ASA Women’s Fast Pitch Major Championships, 2000 and 2001. Served as the ASA Metro Phoenix Commissioner for 10 years building a very strong ASA presence in the Metro Phoenix area. Rick is coaching today with the Mizuno Storm Beach 16 & Under team.