Danielle is from Morrison, Illinois and graduated from Clarke University. Danielle has achieved many accolades during her playing career. Danielle was 2x HS 1st team all-conference, 2x Sauk Valley All-Area team and 2x Moline Dispatch All-Area team. Danielle was the winning pitcher in her team’s State Championship game (first in school history). During Danielle’s Clarke tenure, she was 2x MCC-All-Conference Honorable Mention, team MVP her Junior season, she holds Clarke’s record for most double plays and has the 2nd highest fielding percentage (.993) in Clarke history. A few years ago, Danielle joined the Dubuque Hempstead High School softball program as the sophomore coach and for the 21-22 season, she transitioned to the Head Coach position. In her first year of being head coach, she was named Coach of the Year.