LINEDRIVE STAFF

COACHES

Jay Bayler

  • Played D-1 for Iowa State University 

  • 10 Years of College Coaching Experience

  • 25+years of overall coaching experience

  • Texas Rangers Pro-Scout for 11 years

  • Lesson Specialty: Baseball/Softball, Hitting, Pitching, and Fielding

Nick Kuroczko

  • Played D-1 for University of Utah​ (2009 Mountain West Conference Champs)

  • 4 Years professional playing experience

  • 7+ years of baseball coaching experience​

  • Career Division 1 college batting average of .338

  • 3 for 8 w/RBI Triple off #1 MLB Draft Pick & WS MVP Stephen Strasburg 

  • 2006 MCAL Player Of The Year (played for Marin Catholic Wildcats)

  • Played in San Rafael Little League growing up/attended Sun Valley E.S.

  • Lesson Specialty: Baseball/Softball, Hitting & Fielding

Axel Johnson

  • Played collegiately at Texas Christian University and Missouri Southern.

  • Played professionally for Joplin AA, Cleburne AA, Windy City Frontier, and the San Rafael Pacifics

  • Lesson Specialty: Baseball hitting and pitching

Kyle Hansen

  • Played D-1 at St. John's University

  • Selected in the 6th round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the Chicago White Sox

  • Led St. John's to three straight NCAA tournament appearances including a Super Regional in 2012. Won the Big East tournament in 2010 and 2012.

  • Lesson Specialty: Baseball pitching

Bryan Sabatella

  • Played D-1 at  Quinnipiac University

  • Drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 9th round of the 2005 MLB Draft

  • Played professionally for 11 years

  • Lesson Specialty: Baseball hitting and fielding

Blake Patrick

  • Played at Santa Rosa Junior College

  • Director of Player Development for UCLA baseball

  • UCLA baseball bullpen catcher

  • Lesson Specialty: Baseball hitting and catching

Josh Leveron

  • LHP, played for Gavilan College in the 14 team Coast Conference of California

  • Current pitching coach at Novato High School.

  • Lesson Specialty: Baseball Pitching

Michael Crandell

  • Played in the Pacific West League as a catcher

  • Now an assistant coach at Novato High School.

  • Currently teaches at Glenwood Elementary in San Rafael.

  • Lesson Specialty: Baseball hitting and catching

Aria Pogni

  • Played DI softball at Loyola Marymount University 

  • Coached U16 & U18 Ohana Softball in Marin County 2018-2019

  • Graduated from Tamalpais High School Class of 2014 

  • MCAL player of the year 2014

  • North Coast Senior Player of the Year 2014

  • All-State Selection as a senior 

  • Lesson Specialty: Softball Hitting, Fielding, Pitching and Catching

FRONT DESK

Joel Beltran

  • 4 year San Rafael High School baseball player

  • Starting 1B for San Rafael H.S. 2019-2020

  • Playing winter ball for Bee-Stings

  • Played for San Rafael Little League while attending Coleman Elementary School

Haiden Jones

  • 4 year Redwood High baseball player

  • 2018 & 2019 MCAL champion 

  • Played for Twin Cities Little League 

  • Current Agricultural Engineering student at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

3160 Kerner Blvd. San Rafael, CA 94901 USA

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