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Chris is currently an Associate Scout for the Baltimore Orioles and was a Scout for the Philadelphia Phillies from 2008-2015. Chris is also a former NCAA Collegiate Head Coach at Frostburg State University and Dowling College. He led FSU to its first NCAA Regional Championship win in the history of the University and set another school record with back to back NCAA Regional appearances. McKnight was the fastest coach to reach 100 wins and led the Bobcats to 8 straight post season appearances, while compiling a 98-28 conference record. Over 115 of his players received all conference honors, including the prestigious Rawlings Gold Glove Award. Chris also was the Chairperson for the NCAA Baseball Rules Committee.

Chris served as a coach for USA Baseball Great Lakes National Team Identification Series. During 2008-09 he was the Field Manager/Director of Baseball Operations for the Texarkana Gunslingers Pro Baseball Club. During the 2009 season, McKnight led the Gunslingers to the Championship series and his team led the league in batting average and on base percentage. Chris was named coach of the All-Star team where 9 of his players where selected to participate in the event. In 2008, Chris took over the Gunslingers with a record at 2-10 and proceeded to win 36 games, earning the “slingers” a championship series bid.

Email Chris or Call: (240) 580-4012

Reggie Keen
Reggie Keen, former outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers, signed free agent in 2010 out of Radford University. During a three season career with the Brewers, Keen played at the Rookie, A, and Advanced A levels and also competed in 10 Major League Exhibition games making two starts. During the 2011 and 2012 seasons, Keen led the Milwaukee Brewers organization in stolen bases with (41) in Class A and (45) in Advanced A. While at Radford University, Keen was named to the 2008 Big South Conference All-Tournament Team and earned 2010 Second Team Big South All-Conference honors. Keen currently holds Radford University’s single season hits record of (84) set in 2008 and is second overall in single season stolen bases with (31). Coach Keen is available for private and group instruction specializing in hitting, infield & outfield and base-running. Email Reggie or Call: (804) 360-3395
Connor Bastaich

Connar Bastaich, former first baseman for Longwood University, began his baseball career at Midlothian High School where he was a three-time letter winner and received All-Dominion District honors both his junior and senior year. Bastaich began his collegiate baseball career at Potomac State College of West Virginia University where he hit .316 his freshman year and .360 his sophomore year. Bastaich then transferred to Longwood University at the start of his junior year in which he led the team in hits, multi-hit games, and the longest hitting streak at 12 games. In his senior year, Bastaich posted a .335 average for the Lancers and received Second-Team All Big South honors while finishing third in Longwood history for single season hits (78). Bastaich is available for private and group instruction. Bastaich is available for private and group instruction. Email or call Connar: 804.912.0488.

 

Dylan Gonzales

Dylan Gonzales, 2012 graduate of J.R. Tucker High School is a pitching instructor who also coaches at the 13U division. Gonzales went into Tucker’s history books as the first pitcher to throw a perfect game in school history. After being 1 of 108 High School players personally invited to try out for the 18U USA 18U National Baseball team in 2011, he continued his career at Hampden-Sydney College as a relief pitcher. Coach Gonzales finished with a total of 88 innings pitched, 4 wins, 7 saves, and a career ERA of 2.86. He holds the 5th best single season ERA in school history & 2nd best ERA in Old Dominion Athletic Conference. To finish a decorated college career, Coach Gonzales was voted an All-Conference relief pitcher by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference & voted an All-State relief pitcher by VaSID. Coach Gonzales will be working with all pitchers throughout the Titans and Orioles organizations as well as running pitching classes and private pitching lessons. Coach Gonzales will be working with all pitchers throughout the Titans and Orioles organizations as well as running pitching classes and private pitching lessons. Email Dylan or Call: (804) 916-0010.

 

paul smyth

Jonathan graduated from the University of Richmond in May 2017. In addition to his academic success, he was a standout pitcher for the Spiders. de Marte was the 2012 Atlantic 10 Preseason Rookie of the Year, nominated as team captain for the 2016-2017 season, and was named to the 2017 All Atlantic 10 Academic Team. While in high school, he was the Gatorade NY State player of the Year in 2010 & 2011, while being named a Louisville Slugger 1st team All-American in 2011. Jonathan is currently a professional pitcher in the Frontier League with aspirations to be signed by a MLB affiliate.  Email Jonathan or Call Jonathan at (914) 262-1232

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Peyton Fulton attended Central High School in Lunenburg, Virginia.  He is a former two-time all district utility baseball player and a three-time All State selection in both football and track. Peyton played both pitcher and first base at Averett University and played professionally in Germany as both a pitcher and a catcher for the Weisbaden Express.  Since his playing days, Peyton has been the Assistant Head Coach at both George Washington High School and Blessed Sacrament High School.  He was the Assistant Director of Baseball at the Virginia Sports Complex, Assistant Coach at Rockingham Community College, Vice President of the Virginia Marlins Summer Collegiate Program, Co-Head Coach of the Virginia Marlins summer college team, and Head Coach of the Virginia Cardinals summer college team.  Peyton has worked as a scout for both the National Scouting Report and Perfect Game. Email Peyton or Call: (804) 503.9293

 

JoshYoungman

Josh Youngman attended Manchester High School and was a four year varsity starter where he played first base and was a left handed pitcher. After High School, Josh attended and graduated from Lynchburg College as a left handed pitcher for four years. Josh began his coaching career as an assistant for the RBA South Virginia Cardinals showcase team for two years, working with current college athletes and Major League prospects. Josh is in his first year with TSI and will serve as the 11U Premier Head Coach for the 2015-16 season. Email Josh or Call (804) 212-9723.

Andrew Strong

Andrew is going into his 3rd year as an Assistant Coach for the Patrick Henry High School baseball team.  Andrew was a 3 year varsity starter at Patrick Henry High School before graduating in 2013.  After graduating Andrew went on to play at Lynchburg College.  Andrew suffered a career ending shoulder injury his freshman season.

“I am too positive to be doubtful.  Too optimistic to be fearful and too determined to be defeated.”

Email Andrew or Call (804) 252-4384.

Sean Pico

Sean Pico was a left handed pitcher at Caroline High School and graduated in 2012. While there, he earned All-State honors and honorable mention All-American Honors. Coach Sean played 2 years of junior college ball at Salt Lake Community College and finished his career at Longwood University as a pitcher and graduated in 2016. Sean has coaching experience at the travel ball level, working with individuals and groups of pitchers, and can create workouts for players. Sean looks forward to working with pitchers of younger ages to focus on basic pitching mechanics and the older pitchers to work on the more advanced ideas of baseball.

Please contact Sean at (804) 386-8284 or Email: seanpico1@gmail.com to set up your lessons!

 

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Coach Caraher has over 30 years of experience as a player, instructor and coach. She grew up playing softball in Texas and Northern Virginia as a pitcher and utility player. In high school, Theresa received MVP while playing varsity all four years, as well as All-District and All-Metro commendations. She continued her career while playing outfield for Longwood University under the coaching leadership of Kathy Riley. Theresa sustained an injury during her sophomore year and continued with the softball program as a student assistant coach. She coached JV softball for Highland Springs High School and 12u and 14u travel softball for RBA West. Most recently, Theresa has coached 10u and 14u travel softball for the Lady Titans at TSI, runs camps and clinics, and gives private pitching, defensive and hitting lessons.

Theresa is available for individual lessons. Email or Call: (804) 972-1524

shifflett

Left Radford owning four career records: doubles (53), runs (178), total bases (436) and hit by pitches (36)… Ranks in the top five in eight other categories, including second in batting average (.368), hits (246), slugging (.653) and on base percentage (.429), homeruns (41)… Ranked in the Big South’s top-10 in home runs, hits, doubles and runs scored… Three-time Big South First Team…First Radford female student-athlete to be drafted by a professional organization (Chicago Bandits, NPF)… Three- time all-state selection (two first team)… 2010 First-Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region… 2010 Big South and VaSID State Player of the Year… 2009-10 Big South Female Student-Athlete of the Year… 2009 and 2010 Big South Tournament MVP. Will be available at TSI for hitting instruction.

Email Kristen or Call: (434) 566-3268

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Four year starter as a catcher for East Tennessee State University (2006-2010) and three year captain. Hit consistently in the third or fourth spot for three years and maintained on average a 0.990 fld% throughout the four years. During collegiate career provided private hitting and catching lessons and was involved in all camps affiliated with the university. In high school Trisha was a four year letter winner in softball and named All-Conference and All-District from 2003-2006. Selected All-state in 2006 and 2006 All-Northeast Player of the year runner-up. 

Email Trisha or Call: (804)517-1638

Headshot_Trisha Massenzo

Savannah “Sofa” Couch started her collegiate softball career at DII Lincoln Memorial University on a fully paid softball scholarship (2014-2016). During her time there, she posted a team-best .470 ob% (eighth-highest single-season rate in program history) with 35 hits and established a new single-season record after being hit by 16 pitches. She also registered a .350 batting average, while starting at 7 of 9 different positions. She would then transfer to Christopher Newport University where, as a junior and senior utility player (2017-2018), she would help lead CNU Softball to an overall record of 71-20 and back to back Conference Championships by starting all 47 games at third base with a .945 fld% and being named 2018 All-CAC team, hitting .411 with a .500 ob% in the post-season her senior year. Sofa is immediately available for hitting, catching and fielding lessons.

Call: 804-892-0756 or Email: scouch17@yahoo.com