The Northeast Reign is committed to developing highly competitive softball teams with players that exemplify the meaning of selflessness and teamwork by:

  • Providing a healthy, productive and structured environment for players to learn and compete in the game of fast pitch softball

  • Promoting team chemistry and teach the importance of achieving success through teamwork

  • Providing a unique, positive atmosphere for athletes to develop skills while building confidence, self-esteem and mental toughness

  • Stressing the importance of academic excellence and good citizenship 



Mario Perrone

Head Coach - 14U

Coach Mario is the Director of the Northeast Reign and Head Coach of the 12U Team. He has in depth experience coaching and instructing softball and has coached tournament fastpitch softball since 2008 at every level including 18U Showcase. He is dedicated to teaching the fundamentals of softball to his players while creating a positive environment for them to attain their softball goals. Coach currently sits on the Board of Directors of the North Reading Youth Softball Recreation League where he has been a member for 13 years, holding several positions including President.


Julia Perrone

Head Coach - 12U

Coach Julia is the Head Coach of the 12U Reign Team. Julia has several years of experience as a tournament coach and an instructor in clinics and lessons, concentrating on the fundamentals of pitching and fielding. She strives to create a positive learning environment while the girls create life-long memories. Julia is a third-year player for Stonehill College. She was a 4-year varsity player and captain for North Reading High School, where she was named League MVP and Boston Globe All-Scholastic in 2016. Julia played competitive tournament softball for 10 years from 10U through 18U Showcase.


Tessa Palermo


Coach Tessa is the Assistant Coach of the 14U Reign. Tessa has several years of experience as a tournament coach and umpire. She also led many clinics to teach the fundamentals of catching. Tessa was a 4-year varsity player for Bishop Fenwick High School, where she was named Team Captain. Tessa played competitive tournament softball from 12U through 18U Showcase.


Michelle Theilgard


Coach Michelle joins the Reign as first year Assistant Coach for the 12U Reign. Stay tuned for her full biography.