Here’s a partial list of the invited Major League coaches for the next Pro Ball Baseball Clinics:

Don Wakamatsu – Bench Coach, Kansas City Royals

Glenn Sherlock – Bench Coach, Arizona Diamondbacks

Chili Davis – Hitting Coach, Boston Red Sox

Ty Van Burkelo – Hitting Coach, Cleveland Indians

Brook Jacoby – Hitting Coach, Toronto Blue Jays

Dave Hudgens – Hitting Coach, Houston Astros

Derek Shelton – Hitting Coach, Tampa Bay Rays

Dave Magadan – Hitting Coach, Arizona Diamondbacks

Scott Coolbaugh – Hitting Coach, Baltimore Orioles

Eric Owens – Asst. Hitting Coach, Toronto Blue Jays

Alonzo Powell – Asst. Hitting Coach, Houston Astros

Victor Rodriguez – Asst. Hitting Coach, Boston Red Sox

Jim Hickey – Pitching Coach, Tampa Bay Rays

Carl Willis – Pitching Coach, Boston Red Sox

Mike Butcher – Pitching Coach, Arizona Diamondbacks

Gary Jones – 3rd base coach and Infield Instructor, Chicago Cubs

Alan Trammell – Special Assistant, Detroit Tigers

Don Wakamatsu

Don Wakamatsu

Bench Coach, Kansas City Royals

"Wak" is a fixture at the Pro Ball Baseball Clinic. The bench coach of the American League Champion Kansas City Royals, Wak has been the clinic coordinator for many years. Prior to KC, he spent a year as a special assistant to Yankees’ GM, Brian Cashman. Before that, he served 2 years as John Farrell‘s bench coach in Toronto. Wak has an incredible baseball resume. In addition, Wak spent 2 seasons as Manager of the Seattle Mariners and was the bench coach for the Texas Rangers and Oakland A’s. If you are a catcher, Wak is one of the best catching instructors in the game. Imagine doing one-on-one catching drills with Wak! You can, if you come to Pro Ball.....

Allan Trammell

Allan Trammell

GM Special Asst., Detroit Tigers

Alan Trammell, former bench coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Tiger great, has been on the Pro Ball Coaching Staff the past 5 years. We fully expect "Tram" to return. Tram has an amazing baseball resume, including 20 years as a player with the Detroit Tigers, where he earned 6 All Star selections, 4 gold gloves, and 3 Silver Slugger Awards. His baseball resume includes Manager and Hitting Coach (Detroit Tigers), Bench Coach (Chicago Cubs), and First Base Coach (San Diego Padres). Tram is a great middle infield instructor and an outstanding hitting coach. Tram has SO much energy...he bounces around the diamond like he was 20 years old! We are truly honored to have him on our staff. If you want to work on middle infield play, there is no better teacher!

Dave Hudgens

Dave Hudgens

Hitting Coach, Houston Astros

Dave starts his 2nd season as Astros hitting coach. The January 2016 clinic was his first time at Pro Ball and we‘d love to have him back! Prior to Hosuton, Dave was the Mets hitting coach from 2011-2014 and he was the hitting coach for the A’s in 1999 and 2003-2005.

Gary Jones

Gary Jones

3rd Base Coach and Infield Instructor, Chicago Cubs

Gary begins his 3rd season as the Cubs‘ 3rd base coach and infield instructor. Gary has a 25 year history in professional baseball, including coaching and managing in the minor leagues. This will be Jonesy’s first year at the Pro Ball Baseball Clinic. He are honored to have him on staff.

Chili Davis

Chili Davis

Hitting Coach, Boston Red Sox

Chili Davis begins his 2nd year as hitting coach of the Boston Red Sox. After spending 3 years as hitting coach for the Oakland A’s, the Red Sox brought him back into their fold (prior to joining the A’s, Chili was the AAA hitting instructor for the Boston Red Sox). A 19-year Major League veteran, Chili was a three-time All-Star and a member of three World Series championship teams. Chili has expressed a sincere interest to teach at Pro Ball. We would be honored to have him join our staff in 2016. It would be Chili’s 1st year on staff.

Jim Hickey

Jim Hickey

Pitching Coach, Tampa Bay Rays

Jim is in his 8th year as pitching coach of the Tampa Bay Rays, the longest tenured pitching coach in the history of the franchise. Before coming to the Rays, he was the pitching coach for the Houston Astros for 2 1/2 years and severed a total of 16 years in the Houston organization. 2016 will be Jim‘s 3rd year at the Pro Ball Baseball Clinic. If you are a pitcher and want to improve on your delivery and learn how to throw a better breaking ball and change up, here’s your chance to work one-on-one with a Major League pitching coach.

Derek Shelton

Derek Shelton

Hitting Coach, Tampa Bay Rays

Derek is in his 6th year as hitting coach of the Tampa Bay Rays. Prior to joining Joe Maddon‘s coaching staff in 2009, he spent 5 years as hitting coach of the Cleveland Indians. 2016 will be Derek’s 3rd year at the Pro Ball Baseball Clinic. He is a tremendous teacher of hitting. He is excited to be a member of the 2016 staff and we are thrilled to have him!

Ty Van Burkleo

Ty Van Burkleo

Hitting Coach, Cleveland indians

Ty begins his 3rd year as hitting coach of Terry Francona‘s Cleveland Indians. Ty’s coaching resumes includes the Seattle Mariners (bench coach), Oakland A’s (hitting coach), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (roving hitting instructor) and Houston Astros (roving hitting instructor). Ty is one of the best hitting coaches I have ever seen. Just ask the guys that have come to the camp. He gets there early and is the last to leave, everyday. He is passionate about teaching and making you and better hitter! Ty has been a fixture at the Pro Ball Baseball Clinic and we look forward to having back on staff in 2016.

Joe Lefebvre

Joe Lefebvre

Pro Scout, San Francisco Giants (Former Hitting Coach, Giants)

Joe has been in the San Francisco Giants’ organization for over 20 years. From 2003-2007, he was the Giants’ hitting coach, then worked in the front office from 2008-2011 as senior advisor to GM Brian Sabean. He got back onto the field in 2011 and continues as the Giants’ Asst. Hitting Coach. Joe had been a staff member at Pro Ball for many years, the last being 2007. He rejoined the Pro Ball staff in 2015 and was outstanding. He was seen working in the hitting cages with guys as early as 6:00 AM.... talk about passion for the game! If you want to work hard at getting better, Joe will be there for you all the way. It was great to have him back on staff and are stoked that he wants to return again.

Mike Butcher

Mike Butcher

Pitching Coach, Arizona Diamondbacks

Mike begins his 1st year as pitching coach or Chip Hale‘s Arizona Diamondbacks. He spent 9 season as pitching coach of the Angels and one year as Rays pitching coach under Joe Maddon. Mike, a long time fixture on the Pro Ball staff, took a few years off to be with his family in the off season. Now that’s he’s back home in AZ, he asked if he could come back on staff. The answer was a resounding yes! Welcome back, Butch!

Alonzo Powell

Alonzo Powell

Asst. Hitting Coach, Houston Astros

"Zo" begins his 1st season as the Houston Astros assistant hitting coach. He spent 3 seasons as asst. hitting coach of the San Diego Padres. Prior to his hire by the Padres, he was the interim hitting coach for the Seattle Mariners. His coaching resume includes minor league hitting coordinator and AAA hitting coach for the Mariners. 2015 for his first year teaching at the Pro Ball Baseball Clinic and Zo was a HUGE hit with all the players. Patient teacher, tireless worker in the cages and during BP, he has a tremendous enthusiasm for teaching the game he loves. We are proud to have him back in 2016.

Eric Owens

Eric Owens

Asst. Hitting Coach, Toronto Blue Jays

"EO", a 9 year Major League veteran, begins his 1st year as Asst. Hitting Coach of the Toronto Blue Jays. Prior to Toronto, he was the minor league hitting coordinator for the Dodgers from 2011-2014. EO has been teaching hitting, outfield defense and base running at the Pro Ball Baseball Clinic for many years. EO has tremendous energy and enthusiasm for teaching and he‘s a great motivator, too.....a perfect combo for being a member of the Pro Ball Baseball Clinic staff. I swear he will hit you fungos till the sun goes down and he is a fabulous hitting coach - he’s always one of the players‘ favorite coaches. 2016 will be EO’s 7th year at Pro Ball.

Victor Rodriguez

Victor Rodriguez

Assistant Hitting Coach, Boston Red Sox

Victor begins his 3rd season as assistant hitting coach of the Boston Red Sox and his 20th season in the Red Sox organization. Victor has expressed an interest in joining the FL staff. It would mark his first time at the Pro Ball Baseball Clinic. We would be thrilled to have him.

Scott Coolbaugh

Scott Coolbaugh

Hitting Coach, Baltimore Orioles

Scott, a former All American at the University of Texas, begins his first season as the Orioles‘ Hitting Coach. Scott spent 8 seasons in the Texas Rangers organization prior to be hired by Baltimore. This would be Scott’s first year at the Pro Ball Baseball Clinic.

Brook Jacoby

Brook Jacoby

Hitting Coach, Toronto Blue Jays

Brook starts his 2nd year as hitting coach of the Toronto Blue Jays. "Jake" has taught at Pro Ball for many years and we‘re glad to have him back. The two-time American League All Star previously served as hitting coach of the Dusty Baker’s Cincinnati Reds from 2007-2013.

Dave Magadan

Dave Magadan

Hitting Coach, Arizona Diamondbacks

Dave starts his 1st year as hitting coach of the Arizona Diamondbacks. This will be Dave‘s 4th Major League team for which he’s served as hitting coach. Prior to coming to Arizona, Magadan was hitting coach with the Rangers, Red Sox and Padres. Dave resides in FL and we are hoping he’ll join the FL clinic staff in December 2016.

Carl Willis

Carl Willis

Pitching Coach, Boston Red Sox

Carl begins his 2nd season as pitching coach of the Boston Red Sox. Carl has an extensive Major League resume, having served as pitching coach for the Cleveland Indians and the Seattle Mariners. The January 2016 clinic was Carl‘s first year and he loved the experience! He said he’ll come back as for as long as we want him...we are honored to have him on staff.