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Welcome To California Riptide 18U


If you are an impact player that can
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Damari Simon

Damari Simon

Head Coach

Phone: 408-772-3092

Darryl Simon

Head Coach

Phone: 408-595-5609

Coaches Bio

Damari Simon: This California Riptide alum joins our 18 Gold program after a decorated collegiate softball career at Cal State University Dominguez Hills. A four-year letter winner, she earned first team All-CCAA honors in 2019 while ranking third in the conference in home runs (9), fourth in RBI (38) and fourth in runs scored (44). NFCA All-West Region Second Team (2019) The outfielder started 184 games for the Toros and was also honorable mention All-CCAA as a sophomore in 2017, when she batted .322. Academically, the San Jose native earned Cardinal Honors and received a B.A. in sociology.  She says “Drive, dedication, hard work and trust” are the biggest factors that will lead Riptide players to the highest levels of competition.

Coach Darryl Simon has been coaching for the past 17 years. He has played at a high level in baseball and soccer.  Ultimately bringing his love to compete and win to our program and share his knowledge with his players.  He has made many appearances at Nationals for PGF, USA and Triple Crown Events all over the country.  To date he continues to work with athletes to challenge and bring the best out of them.  He has added his daughter to Damari Simon to the coaching staff to continue to develop his players to ready for the next level.  


Marissa Simon

College Recruiter

Phone: 408-595-8072


33 Players committed and counting! We take the time to educate each our players and find the right fit! #wearecariptide

If your goal is to play at the collegiate level, there is a school for you! We have helped guide players and families on a path to finding the best academic and softball talent fit - from DI, DII, DIII, NAIA, to JUCO.

 Miranda Gonzales - South Carolina State University,  ClaRissa Ramirez - CSU Dominguez Hills,  Juliana Morales - San Jose City College

Kathyrn Caravhalo - Dominican University,  Daisha Simon - South Carolina State University,  Isabel Portillo - Pacific University Orgeon,  Julianne Camacho - Willamette University,  Malia Pula -  University of Minnesota  Crookston

Miranda Cabanyan - CSU Dominguez Hills,  Samantha Chavirria - San Jose City College,  Cortney Danley - Eastern Nazarene College
, Marissa Diaz - West Valley College,  Niaja Nolan - Howard University,  Lauren Graf - Kenyon College,  Tehillah Duffy - North Carolina AT&T,  Samantha Fleetes - West Valley College, Laura Jaquez - University of Hawaii,  Sydnie Hersh - Santa Clara University,  Mia Nowack - San Jose City College,  Freddie Carrillo - Academy of Arts University

Angie Mora - San Jose State University,  Haley Wymbs  - Seattle University,  Reanna Lancaster - Willamette University,  Janette Ramirez - West Valley College,  Micaela Fuentes - West Valley College,  Damari Simon - Cal State University Dominguez Hills
 Sierra Sabathia - Cal State University East Bay,  Alexandra Luna - San Jose State University

 Andrea Canela - Yavapai College