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CHRIS PINE

CO-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
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BRANDON RUPP

CO-OWNER/LEAD INSTRUCTOR

  • Played college baseball at Mt. Hood CC (2003 – 2004) and George Fox University (2005 – 2006)
  • Two Time All League Player at George Fox
  • Graduated with a degree in Marketing and Management
  • Assistant Coach at George Fox for 6 seasons (2007 – 2012)
  • Assistant Coach at Lewis Clark (2017 – Present)
  • Owner/Instructor/Director of Marketing since the academy opened in 2008

KORY CASTRO

LEAD INSTRUCTOR

  • Played college baseball at University of Portland
  • Drafted in the 3rd Round by Washington Nationals (2003)
  • Played 2 seasons with Nationals as 1st/3rd Baseman
  • Instructor at The Yard since 2009
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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
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PAIGE RHODES

SOFTBALL INSTRUCTOR

  • Played college softball at Cal State Dominguez Hills (2012-2013) and Adelphi University (2010-2011)
  • Played outfield and pitched in college (2010-2013)
  • Assistant coach at La Sierra High School, Riverside, CA (2014)
  • Pitching lessons, Riverside, CA (2014-16)
  • Corona High School female Athlete of the Year (2009)
  • Two-time All Big VIII League player at Corona (2008-2009)
  • Corona Girls Softball Association coach (2009)
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CARL STALL

INSTRUCTOR

  • Yard Team’s Administrator
  • 2019 13U Head Coach
  • 2018 12U Head Coach
  • Drafted by Houston Astro’s 1989
  • Texarkana Junior College Texas All Conference and All State Honors (1991-92)
  • University of Arkansas Razorbacks Letterman, Team Captain (1992-93)
  • Instructor at The Yard since 2015