Top Gun Fastpitch Merger Brings Growth Opportunities

Stephanie Kim, President of KC Dirt Devils, announced today the merger with Top Gun Fastpitch, a nationally ranked organization who is currently represented in the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.

Stephanie Kim has been approached with merger opportunities by multiple organization leaders over the past few years. Finding the best alignment with the KC Dirt Devils values was imperative. Brett Rignell, Vice President said, "Our goal at the KC Dirt Devils has always been to teach fundamentals, enjoy the game & give these young ladies the opportunity to work hard. Being able to team up with an organization like Top Gun who has similar values, national recognition & great recruiting tools, is a homerun."

Top Gun Fastpitch expressed a keen interest in the KC Dirt Devils’s success in youth player development and also admired its culture and organizational structure. For the KC Dirt Devils, Top Gun Fastpitch fulfilled its need to continue to grow the organization and its players in the right direction.

Adam Brown, long time Board Member and Coach included, "Knowing the long-term vision we have put in place should excite all members of our Dirt Devil family! Being able to meet with individuals from Top Gun during this process has really rejuvenated my passion and love of the sport because I know our goals align for all the players in both organizations."

"Our combined passion for the game and our girls, is what will bring us together in what has the potential to be a really powerful club atmosphere," - Jenn Killpack, parent of an original player in the KC Dirt Devils.

Implementation of the Top Gun Fastpitch brand will begin, effective immediately. The KC Dirt Devils name will remain for the duration of the contracted season.