Coaches

Our coaches are committed to helping players improve their game-day performance. We focus on mechanics, timing and most importantly – building confidence.

Baseball

Scott DeJong, Hitting Instructor

  • 2014 Draft Pick of the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Played with the Miami Marlins organization
  • 2015 July Minor League Player of the Month awardee
  • Played collegiately at the University of Connecticut and Felician College
  • 2014 New Jersey Collegiate Player of the Year, along with numerous other collegiate accolades
  • 2013 NYCBL Player of the Year
  • Coached collegiately at Felician College and Cal State San Marcos

Scott is the Owner and Head Instructor of 5 Tool Hitting Center.

Contact Scott at 973-897-1222 or dominanthitting@gmail.com.

 

Andrew Nist, Hitting & Catching Instructor

  • Played collegiately at NCAA D1 Temple University
  • 5A-1 State champion at Corona Del Sol High School
  • Over 7 years of coaching experience
  • Previously coached for Medford Rogues collegiate team in Oregon
  • Coached at Francis Parker High School
  • Passionate about natural health and functional movement

Sean Lucus, Pitching Instructor

  • 2012 Draft Pick of the Cincinnati Reds
  • Pitched collegiately at the University of Virginia
  • 2007 All-State selection
  • Nearly 10 years of coaching experience
  • Has worked with pitchers of all ages, from beginner to advanced levels

Daniel Martin, Hitting & Fielding Instructor

  • Draft Pick of the St. Louis Cardinals
  • 2015 First Team NCAA All-American at Azusa Pacific University
  • 2007 All-State selection
  • La Costa Canyon High School Graduate
  • Worked with Matt Carpenter, Ozzie Smith and Vince Coleman while playing in the Cardinals organization¬†

Softball

Andrea Searls, Hitting & Catching Instructor

  • 4 year varsity starter at Vista High School and Guajome Park Academy
  • Scholarship athlete at NCAA D1 North Carolina Central University
  • Four year First Team All-Conference player
  • Began coaching in 2016, working with beginner to collegiate athletes
  • Head coach: Freshman team RBV 2017
  • Travel softball coach: 2016-present
  • Varsity head coach: Valley Center High School 2020 – present

 

Brooke Moses, Pitching Instructor

  • 4 year varsity starter at Vista High School
  • Scholarship athlete at San Diego State University
  • Began coaching in 2014, working with beginner to collegiate athletes
  • Focal points as a pitching coach are ball spin, strength and endurance while focusing on the vital mental aspect of the game
  • Believes pitching is like a fingerprint; every pitcher is different and has their own set of strengths and weaknesses

 

Jasmine Vogel, Hitting Instructor

  • El Camino High School Graduate and Softball Team Captain
  • 2-year starter as an outfielder at Palomar College, including a 2013 State Championship
  • 2-year starter as an outfielder at NCAA DII Colorado State University-Pueblo
  • Former coach at Palomar; hitting, fielding and strength & conditioning
  • Current Assistant Varsity Coach at San Marcos High School
  • Certified personal trainer

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