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JORDAN DEAN

Owner

  • Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in 2012 after junior year at Central Michigan

  • 2x college all conference shortstop

  • 2x minor league allstar

  • Best professional seasons came in 2017 with 18 homeruns and 2019 with 15 homeruns .296 batting average

  • 8 years of professional playing experience

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TONY SMITH

Director of Pitching & Overhand Throwing

  • 10 years of professional baseball experience

  • Former Player Development Coach for the Detroit Tigers

  • Former Professional Pitching Coach

  • Has helped softball and baseball players commit to every level of college baseball

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Jake Joyce

Overhand Throwing & Pitching Instructor

  • Throwing/Pitching Development

  • 4 Year letter winner at Virginia Tech

  • Drafted in the 9th round by the Washington Nationals

  • 8 years of professional playing experience

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Jess Conenna

Softball Pitching Instructor

  • Went to D1 NIU out of high school

  • Transferred to Indiana Univ. after freshman year

  • First start was against #17 ranked Utah

  • Part of Hoosier rotation that set school record for best start to season going 14-0

  • 4 year varsity starter in high school

  • Career record for strikeouts and wins

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Isaiah Rivera

Overhand Throwing & Pitching Instructor

  • Throwing Development for Baseball & Softball Players

  • Pitching Development for Baseball Players

  • Former AHQ Athlete

  • Current Professional Baseball Player

  • Came to Athletes HQ throwing 86mph off the mound, is now up to 96mph

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Eloy Suarez

Infield Instructor

  • Specializes in Infield Development

  • 4 years of professional baseball experience in Mexico (LMB)

  • 8 years of travel baseball coaching experience

  • Harvest Christian Academy HS Defensive Coach and Hitting Coach

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DEREK SHOMON

Owner

  • Specializes in Hitting & Catching

  • 9+ years of professional baseball experience

  • Currently a professional hitting coach for Minnesota Twins MiLB

  • Former college coach & recruiting coordinator

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CONNOR REED

AHQ's MLB Throwing & Pitching Consultant

  • Specializes in Pitching & Overhand Throwing

  • 5+ years of professional baseball experience

  • Former professional pitching coach of Professional League Championship team

  • Works with baseball & softball players at the professional & division 1 level

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NICK ODDO

Lead Catching Instructor

Baseball & Softball

  • Specializes in Hitting, Catching, & Fielding

  • 8+ years of professional baseball experience

  • 2x-All Star Catcher

  • 2x-Professional League Champ

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Ashley Lentine

Softball & Baseball Hitting Instructor

Ashley dominated at the plate as a college hitter.  She was at the top of almost every hitting category for her team each season

  • Career .370 batting average & 1.027 OPS (on base + slugging)

  • All-Conference & All-Region Award Winner

  • Played every game in 2017, 2018 and 2019 for Loras College

  • In her 109 collegiate games Ashley had 45 XBH which included 15 homeruns

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Brett Milazzo

Director of Youth Development

7u - 13u Hitting & Outfield

  • Division 1 North Carolina Asheville

  • University of Minnesota Duluth

  • Career .329 hitter in college career

  • Career .333 hitter in professional career

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Justin Rasmussen

AHQ Facility Ops & Travel Team Coach

Justin Rasmussen was a 5 year college pitcher. Rasmussen is an Athletes HQ athlete and utilized the AHQ staff and facility during his college career.

Justin has transitioned now to coaching and coaches an AHQ travel team each summer as well as running the facility operations at Athletes HQ.