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CHRIS PINE

OWNER/LEAD INSTRUCTOR

  • Played college baseball at Oregon State University (1995 – 1998)
  • First Team All Pac-10 Selection
  • Second Team Freshman All-American
  • Invited to play on US Olympic Baseball Team (1997)
  • Fifth Round Selection of the Milwaukee Brewers (1998)
  • Reached Double A and Triple A Level with the LA Angels
  • Owner and Instructor at The Yard since 2008

DERRICK MIRAMONTES

LEAD INSTRUCTOR

  • Played college baseball at University of Illinois – Chicago (2008 – 2009)
  • Horizon League All Second Team/Newcomer of the Year
  • Professional Baseball Career included stops in the Independent League, American Association, Mexican League and Australian League (2009 – 2017)
  • Lead instructor at The Yard since 2017

COLTON SAKAMOTO

INSTRUCTOR

  • Driveline Certified Hitting Instructor
  • Played Division I  Baseball at Gardner Webb University in North Carolina
  • Primary position at the college level was outfield
  • In his first full season at The Yard as one of our instructors

CESAR CATIBAYAN

INSTRUCTOR

  • All State Player at Valley Catholic High School
  • Played two seasons at Allan Hancock College (2011 – 2013)
  • One season at Blue Mountain Comm. College (2013 – 2014)
  • Finished his college career at Concordia Univ. (2014 – 2015)
  • Instructor at The Yard since 2013
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ZOE GALINDO

SOFTBALL INSTRUCTOR

  • Four Year Starter in Centerfield for Harvard University
  • Senior Captain who helped lead Harvard Softball to first Ivy League Championship in four years
  • Two Time NFCA Academic All American (2015-2016)
  • Second Team All Ivy League Selection (2016)
  • Finished 2016 season with a 1.000 Fielding Percentage
  • Studied Psychology (Cognitive Neuroscience) and Economics
  • Currently working at NIKE WHQ in NA Brand Operations and Technology

PARKER KELLY

INSTRUCTOR

  • Perfect Game HS All-American
  • 34th Round Pick of the St. Louis Cardinals (was 2015)
  • Played 3 seasons at the University of Oregon (2016 – 2018)
  • National and Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week Honors
  • 20th Round Pick of the St. Louis Cardinals (2018)

JORDAN PROUDFOOT

INSTRUCTOR

  • Three Year Letterman at Rex Putnam High School
  • Varsity Assistant Coach – Rex Putnam HS (2018 – 2020)
  • Assistant Coach – Clark College (2020 – Present)
  • Instructor at The Yard since 2018

ERIC DEL PRADO

INSTRUCTOR

  • Graduated from Willamette University in Salem, OR
  • Three year starter for the Bearcats (2016 – 2018)
  • NWC All Conference in two seasons
  • Assistant Coach – Lewis and Clark College (2018 – Present)
  • Instructor at The Yard since 2018