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4397 Leavitt Rd
Lorain, Ohio 44053
Phone: (440) 288-0004
 
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Monday - Thursday:   4:00p - 9:00p
Saturdays                12:00p - 6:00p

 

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Our Instructors

Tony Miller - Professional Hitting Instructor

As a 1998 graduate of Lorain Southview High School, Tony was an All-State and Honorable Mention High School All-American on the baseball diamond. He was also awarded All-County, All-District, and All-State honors in football and wrestling while in high school. He was a four year letter winner in football and a three year letter winner in baseball and wrestling. Upon graduation, Tony attended the University of Toledo on a football scholarship and was also a member of the Rocket's baseball team. He was a two year letter winner for the Rocket football team and a three year letter winner for the Rocket baseball team. In June 2001, Tony was drafted in the 10th round, 304th overall pick by the Colorado Rockies in the Major Leagues first year player's draft.

  • 2001 (Rookie League): Pioneer League All-Star and Team MVP for the Casper Rockies (BA .310, 11 HR, 20 SB, 69 runs)
  • 2002 (Single A): South Atlantic League All-Star and Team MVP for the Asheville Tourists (BA .286, 18 HR, 50 SB, 100 runs)
  • 2003 (Advanced A): Visalia Oaks (injured)
  • 2004 (Double A): Tulsa Drillers and was added to the Colorado Rockies Major League Roster (BA .275, 11 HR, 27 SB, 78 runs)
  • 2005 (Double A): Tulsa Drillers team MVP (BA .280, 18 HR, 28 SB, 109 runs)
  • 2006 (Triple A): Colorado Springs Sky Sox and then was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays and played for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats
  • 2007: Final season with Chicago Cubs

 

High School:

  • Football - 2x Coaches award, All- Conference, All-county
  • Wrestling - Most improved, All- Conference, All-county
  • Baseball - 2x Offensive Player of the Year , Defensive Award, All-Ohio honorable mention, All- Conference, All-County, Hit .444 as a senior, Ranked third in the state at second base according to Buckeye Scout

College:

  • Lakeland Community College - 4x All-Conference (Fall and Spring seasons), All- Regional, Ranked 3rd on the team in hitting as a freshman. Sophomore season ranked 1st in hitting, and 37th in the NJCAA Division II with a .428 avg. 15 doubles, 4 triples, 4 homeruns, 44 RBI, and 20 stolen bases. Earned Conference Player of the Year Honors in the 2006 season.
  • Western Kentucky University - Hit .290 with 3 doubles 3 triples and 1 homerun in the two years attended.

 

 

Steve Procner - Pitching Instructor

Girard High School 1999-2003

  • 4-year letterman
  • threw back to back no-hitters
  • All-TAC team

Cleveland State University 2003-2007

  • All-Conference team
  • Drafted 28th round by the Baltimore Orioles

Bluefield Orioles R+ 2007

  • Opening day starter and never missed a start all season
  • 3-3 record in rookie season

Aberdeen Iron Birds Short Season A 2008-2009

  • Moved to long relief/spot starter role
  • Recorded 2 saves

Delmarva Shorebirds Low A 2009

  • Started for final appearance

Former minor league pitcher with the Baltimore Orioles with ten years of instructional experience. Has the ability to relate to children of every age to teach them how to have fun while being diligent. "The most important goal is to give every kid the opportunity to gain the knowledge they need to stay healthy and possibly turn baseball into a career."

Damond Mathis

As a Graduate of Elyria West High School In 1992, starred in three sports (Football, Basketball and Baseball) on the football field, was one of only four freshman players moved up to play varsity, getting time at running back. He is ranked #8 all-time in school history for lifting pounds over bodyweight. In his only year of baseball for the Wolverines, helped lead his team to its first state championship in school history. This was also the only baseball title in Lorain County history. That feat still stands today. In his first 27 2/3 tournament innings, He allowed only one earned run, an ERA of 0.25 and struck out 42 batters.

  • 5-0 tournament record with an ERA of 0.59
  • 1992 Plain Dealer Player Of The Year award
  • 1992 Hot Stove MVP and State champion
  • Professional baseball prospect of the New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians and the Florida Marlins. However, a torn ligament in his throwing shoulder and rotator cuff injury, forced him to rehab and opt out of the professional baseball draft his senior year.
  • Landed a baseball scholarship to Southern Illinois University and later transferred to Bowling Green University, where the injury forced his last pitch.
  • Became Head trainer at Competitive edge Fitness in Avon Lake, where he instructed athletes of all ages and abilities. Performing sports specific training. Also geared to improve strength, speed, agility and core, which is essential in all sports. His knowledge and experience has molded scholarship athletes as well as a few Olympic athletes. He is proven in his abilities to bring out the potential of any athlete with the will to improve.
  • I.S.S.A, NAHFTA, and Expert Rating certified

 

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