Coaches

Tom Coates​

Owner, Diamond Heroes Baseball Inc., Baseball Coach and Instructor

Pat Baker Sr.

Diamond Heroes Baseball Inc. Director of Operations,

Baseball Coach and Instructor 

Pat attended Montgomery College where he was First-Team All-Region (led the

team with 10 wins as a pitcher).  He received a baseball scholarship to 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.

Matt Petrone

Baseball Coach and Instructor

Matt made the D1 All-Rookie Team in the state of NJ and the D1 All-Region in North Carolina as a collegiate baseball player.  He was All-Conference at D2 Perennial Powerhouse University of Mount Olive.  He was also honored as the Strength and Conditioning Student Athlete of the Year as a senior.  Matt went on to play professional baseball in the Frontier League (Schaumburg Boomers) and the American Association (Gary South-Shore Railcats) for several years.  Since 2017, Matt has been coaching and training athletes of all ages-from youth to professional.  He holds a Functional Strength Coach Certification (C.F.S.C.).

Meaghan Heinecke

Softball Instructor