Lou has have been trained by Dr. Tom House, "The Father of Modern Day Pitching Mechanics", of the National Pitching Association (NPA) and the Rod Dedeaux Research Baseball Institute (RDRBI). Lou is also a "Mike Epstein Rotary Hitting" Certified Coach. Lou has over 7 years of pitching/hitting coaching experience. Lou specializes in training athletic development as well as baseball skill. Lou is a certified 3D clinician with Welch-e technologies and can measure a pitchers/hitters efficiency and diagnose injury potential. Lou uses V1 and Dartfish video analysis in his instruction.
Stu Miller is a Naperville resident with 4 athletic sons. He has been actively coaching youth baseball in Naperville for 16 years, has umpired for more than 5 years and has played organized baseball for more than 40 years. He is still catches 3-4 Men's Senior Baseball League games per week during the baseball season and is at the top of the league in throwing out base runners.
He prides himself on teaching the "inner workings" of catching. Stu believes in teaching the fundamentals of catching while stressing safety and a teaching kids about the need to respect the game. His students will be taught not only the "what" of catching but also the "why" in order to deepen their understanding of the concepts. Stu's coaching has helped prepare many Naperville youth for High School Baseball tryouts and has helped deepen their love for the game.
Mark Sheehan, a Minnesota native, has an extensive background in training young athletes in baseball and softball. Mark is also a strong proponent of the conditioning aspect of the game to create conditioning programs unique to his location and combines them with other programming. Sheehan is regarded as one of the best pitching instructors in the Midwest and is a certified member of the prestigious National Pitching Association.
Mike Madsen is a hitting and defense instructor. Coach Madsen brings an incredible baseball mind to each and every lessons he teaches. Coach Madsen awareness of the game comes from his experience as a player and coach. Mike played professionally in the German Professional Baseball League for Regensburg Legionare. Madsen's collegiate career started at Moraine Valley Community College then on to Dominican University and was named the top junior outfielder in Collegiate News (2002). He was a member of the U.S. National Team that competed in Europe during the Summer of 2003. Madsen is also the former Head Coach at Indian Creek High School.
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