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Hometown: From Newbury and currently live in Willoughby


  • Masters of Science in Exercise Physiology (Kent State)

  • Certified Sports Nutritionist through the ISSN

  • Certified Youth Nutrition Specialist through the IYCA

Playing History/Highlights: Growing up I had an extreme passion for athletics and competition.  I participated in every sport imaginable early in my sporting career.  As I entered high school I decided to focus all my efforts on football and continued to play early into my college career.

Coaching Experience: I Started Elite in 2012 and have worked with thousands of athletes ranging from youth to professional

​What you love most about coaching: The relationships you develop working with your athletes.  Watching your athletes develop over the years, both on and off the field is extremely rewarding.

Biggest Influence In Your Life: My parents have been extremely supportive of me throughout my entire life and have shaped me into the individual that I am today.  I hope to have the same impact on my family and athletes that I work with.

When I'm not coaching I like to: Get together with family, hang out with friends, play flag football, and watch Cleveland sports (and Buckeyes).


I am a native of nearby Chesterland, Ohio who brings a lot of baseball experience to the Elite Baseball Program.  I earned my bachelor’s degree in sports management with a minor in Marketing from Ohio Northern University in 2008 and a Masters of Education/exercise science track from Defiance College in 2010.

As a player, I played four years of baseball at Ohio Northern University where I was a first-team All Ohio Athletic Conference and second-team All-Mid-East Region selection in 2008. I went 8-3 with a 2.53 ERA that season with a league-high nine complete games. I also served as a team captain and set the school record for lowest average against in a single season.

After my playing career came to an end I turned to coaching.  I served 4 seasons as the head pitching coach at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin High School. Before NDCL, I spent five years as the pitching coordinator at Defiance College followed by Lake Erie College. During my time at Defiance and Lake Erie, I coached numerous athletes that have received All-Conference, All-Regional honors and have gone on to play professionally.



Along with directing the Baseball Program at Elite, I also run the Cleveland Prospects Club Baseball Organization and currently serve as Head Coach of the 16U team.

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Hometown: Euclid


  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Kent State

  • BS from Wright State

Playing History/Highlights: Played soccer as my main sport at Wright State, but also ran the 100m and did long jump for the track and field team. Although I loved playing in college, my most memorable sporting moment came from winning states and nationals at Walsh Jesuit my senior year of high school.

Coaching Experience: Coached North Royalton u9 girls travel soccer for 2 years. 1 on 1 and small group training for over 5 years at Elite

​What you love most about coaching: Watching and making sure the girls love the sport as much as I did at their age!

Biggest Influence In Your Life: My mother

When I'm not coaching I like to: Spend time with my sons, husband, and family members. Coed sports leagues. Read

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