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The juggling act: Madera softball coach and trainer dedicated to her students, family

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Melissa Armiento-van Loon is a woman of many trades: Madera High School athletic trainer, teacher, softball coach, program coordinator… oh, and not to mention, mother.

The former Coyote softball player continues to be a pivotal figure for Madera High School, despite her many undertakings and hectic schedule.

Armiento-van Loon was a player for varsity softball coach Judy Shaubach in 1989 when the team won the Central Section Division I Championship.

“She was an outstanding little player,” Shaubach said...


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