Coaches

Tom Coates​

Owner and Coach 

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Pat Baker Sr.

Director of Operations, Coach and Instructor 

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Coach Baker played at the University of Maryland and was a First-Team All-Met College Team as a pitcher, leading the team in wins as a junior with 8, (record holder for most wins in a single season).  Pat has over twenty years of coaching high school, youth league, travel, and collegiate summer league teams, as well as extensive experience providing private and small group instruction.  Pat has helped numerous players achieve their goals of competing at both the collegiate and professional levels.  He is also the Pitching Coach at Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, VA.

Ryan Shiel

Instructor 

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Coach Ryan Shiel is originally from Connecticut and currently resides in Arlington.  He played baseball at the Catholic University of America.  He is now coaching at Bishop O'Connell High School as well as 14U travel baseball.  Coach Shiel welcomes the opportunity to provide lessons on hitting, fielding, and pitching.

Patrick Baker Jr.

Instructor and Coach 

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Patrick has 9 seasons of professional pitching experience as well as 9 years of coaching and training baseball players at the youth, high school, college, and professional levels.  Patrick was drafted by the Orioles in the 2014 MLB Draft and was named an Orioles Top 30 Prospect in 2014 and 2015.  Through 206 career innings pitched, Patrick has compiled a career 3.79 ERA.  Patrick is also a Precision Nutrition certified coach and has extensive knowledge of strength and movement training which he applies to his coaching.   

Ryan Baker
Instructor and Coach 
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Ryan is a college student who is studying sports management.  He has a history of playing baseball and continues to study and analyze the game including the strength and conditioning aspect.  He also played football and basketball throughout high school.  In addition, Ryan has several years of experience coaching youth travel baseball and leading camps.