The mission of the Diamond Duster Fastpitch Organization is to compete at the state, national and international level. The Diamond Duster organization is dedicated to the academic, athletic and social growth of each student-athlete. Diamond Duster Athletics contributes to educational and personal growth of young women by developing the positive attributes of dedication, discipline, responsibility, cooperation, self-confidence, leadership and citizenship.
Diamond Dusters believe learning is a life enhancing journey of discovery where:Our athletes are life-long learners in a global society.To realize our vision, we will focus on student-athlete learning and success, promoting learning through accessible education, personalized service, adaptive and innovative teaching, and an ongoing commitment to academic excellence.Our coaches are empowered to achieve the Duster mission.To realize our vision, we will appreciate and value our coaches, providing opportunities to enhance skills, encouraging learning and advancement, and prioritizing and sharing institutional resources.
We honor our shared values by holding ourselves and each other accountable for:To demonstrate our values we…Commit ourselves to student-athlete learning and successMeet or exceed professional coaching standards of practice and ethicsFoster innovation, creativity, and flexibility in our efforts to offer exemplary education and serviceRegularly evaluate our practice and make changes to better support those who are underservedAre open-minded problem solvers who manage conflicts proactively and effectivelyImprove our practices and behaviors as we learn better ways of workingTake thoughtful risks to acquire new perspectives and skillsCreate a learning environment in which each learner is welcomed, encouraged and supportedContribute to the well being and sustainability of our communityServe as stewards of our environmentDevelop, prioritize and communicate our goals collaborativelyIdentify, share, and make the most effective use of our resourcesWork together to accomplish our tasksStrive for a balanced work environment in which we are efficient and competent, but also kind and friendly© Diamond Dusters