He started with an interview with the manager of the hometown Bandits, Shane Winkler. Winkler is in his first year at the helm of the Bandits and is head coach at Charleston-Southern in the NPF off-season. (Interesting fact: Bandits catcher Kristen Butler is Winkler's assistant coach at CSU).
Check out John's video interview with Coach Winkler below, and stay tuned tomorrow as we feature an interview with this season's breakout star Brittany Cervantes. Also, keep an eye out as the season wears on for more interviews and coverage of both the Bandits and the other NPF teams as they journey to Chicago!