A blueprint for being involved in your child's baseball career in a responsible and respectful manner. -- Geoff Miller, Sports Psychologist, Winning Mind
A woderful guide of helpful information for the parent of any young athlete involved in any sport. -- Debby Castellitto, Wife & Mother
Candace Conradi provides a much needed perspective of the entire process of raising a ballplayer. -- Rick Woff, Chairman, The Center for Sports Parenting
Diamond Moms is a fresh look at the often exciting and uncertain life of a baseball family. -- Greg Moore, Assistant Baseball Coach, University of San Francisco
Diamond Moms is a timely and much needed book. -- Bob Bennett, Retired Head Baseball Coach, Fresno State University
About the Author
Candace Conradi is an author, entrepreneur, and Diamond Mom. For the past 15 years, Candace has been team mother for a variety of teams, served on her sons high school baseball booster board, worked on baseball fundraisers, and co-founded Legit Sports, Inc., a company that produces a pitchers training device.
Candace has four children ranging in ages from 20 to 33 and is passionate about her role as a mom. When her youngest son, Stephen, was two years old, she noticed extraordinary signs of athleticism. Stephen began playing soccer when he was four years old an did so until he was 10. While he experimented with other sports, such as basketball, football, and golf, it was baseball that caught his attention. By the age of 10, he had fallen in love with baseball. Recognizing his passion and talent, Candace and her husband decided they would do whatever they could to help him develop his natural ability.