Jodi is Mark and Heike’s oldest daughter, she is studying her 2nd degree at Stellenbosch University. She has a degree in Sports Science and she is the medical person in The Baseball Academy. She is qualified to strap and do sports massage and she is at the matches with her massage table and tape.

Jodi is in her final year to be a secondary school teacher and has played baseball and softball for Western Province (the region that Cape Town is in) and has won Gold on many occasions in the various teams. She is a tough 3rd base that also pitches.

Clearly the cultural influence in the family, being a student, she is a dynamic and fun older sister to have around.