BASEBALL INSTRUCTORS

Baseball Instructor - Hitting & Fielding

Grant LaFollette

LaFollette has coached travel and high school baseball for 10 years.  He trained under current and veteran MLB players such as Wes Helms and Tim Hudson, and is the Co founder of the Wes Helms Baseball Camp.  LaFollete is currently on staff with TPL which is one of the premier organizations in the Southeast.

Baseball Instructor - Pitching

Tristan Widra

Tristan is a former pitcher at Samford University, holding roles at starter, middle reliever and closer during his four year tenure.  He holds wins against in-state rivals Alabama, Auburn & UAB and helped the Bulldogs to the 2018 SoCon Tournament Championship and an NCAA Tournament appearance. At Spain Park High School, Tristan led his team to an AHSAA 6A state championship, posting a 1.92 season era.

 

Tristan was selected to the 2014 Perfect Game Southeast All-Region Second Team and was a 2013 Perfect Game Third Team Preseason All-American. He was also a 2013 Alabama High School Athletics Association North/South All-Star Selection, 2013 Alabama Athletics Association All-Star Team Selection, 2012 U.S. National Team Regional Selection Team, and a 2012 Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Team Selection. Tristan was invited to the 2013 Perfect Game National Showcase and rated 9.0 on 10.0 scale as a pro-prospect.

Baseball Instructor - Pitching

Cody Scarpetta

Cody, originally from Rockford, Illinois, played at Guilford High School and was drafted in 2007 in the 11th round by the Milwaukee Brewers.  He landed his first roster spot in the big leagues in 2011 during his 10 year professional career. 

Cody has enjoyed instructing athletes of all ages through lessons for over ten years and has also currently coaches travel baseball teams. 

Baseball Instructor - Catching & Hitting

D.J. HESS

Originally from Tampa, Florida, D.J. came to Alabama to be a catcher for the University of Montevallo. At UM, he was on the Peach Belt Conference all-academic team in consecutive years.
D.J. has many years of coaching experience of all age groups including private lessons and coaching travel teams. He has worked with Diamond Club in Birmingham and with the Birmingham Braves  organization. He also has worked with many travel and high school teams in his hometown of Tampa. D.J. has assisted in the development of multiple pitchers that went on to sign professional baseball  contracts.

Baseball Instructor - Pitching & Hitting

Brad Hall

Brad has worked with 38 minor league players and 10 major league players, including 4 first round draft picks. He has 8 years experience as a minor league coach, 2 years as a college coach, and 3 years as a national team coach. 

Brad serves as a consultant and presenter for ASMI and has appeared on numerous radio shows including ESPN radio. 

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