Owner/Instructor – Nick Di Ponio
Director of Sports and Programming – Matt Humenay
Director of Baseball – Pat Misch
Pat graduated from Western Michigan University and played four seasons for the Broncos. He was then drafted in the 7th round by the San Francisco Giants. He has played over 14 seasons of professional baseball, parts of six seasons in the Major Leagues with the Giants and New York Mets. Also, making stops with the Philadelphia Phillies, Detroit Tigers, Miami Marlins, Santurce Cangrejeroes (Puerto Rico), Lamigo Monkeys (Taiwan), and Orix Buffaloes (Japan). His goal is to provide workouts and routines designed for each individuals needs and goals, develop habits to stay healthy and strong, create positive mindsets with mental training, help understand how your pitches work, and help reach your greatest potential.
Instructor – Jake Lee
- Jake Lee is a 2013 graduate of Milford High School where he was a 4-year letter winner for the Mavericks baseball team. After high school, Jake continued his baseball career at Hillsdale College where he started as an infielder and pitcher during his freshman season. He then transferred to Oakland University to finish his collegiate career. At Oakland, Jake was a starting pitcher who as a senior was an All-Horizon League second team selection. He led the Horizon League in strikeouts in 2017 and 2018 with 86 and 112 respectively. During his Senior season, Jake’s 112 strikeouts broke the single-season school strikeout record at Oakland University, and ranked fourth nationally in strikeouts per nine innings. He pitched a one-hit complete game against UIC with 14 strikeouts which earned him the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division 1 National Pitcher of the Week, one of Collegiate Baseball’s National Players of the Week, and the Horizon League Pitcher of the Week. Jake was then drafted in the 9th round by the Los Angeles Angels. His first professional season was played in Utah with the Orem Owlz where he was named a Pioneer League All-Star.
Instructor – Steve Buglione
Steve graduated from Milford High School in 2009. He played two seasons at Sinclair Community College from 2010-2011 finishing the 2011 season with a .368 BA and winning an OCCAC Title. He played 2 more seasons at Western Michigan University finishing the 2013 season second on the team and 15th highest in the MAC with a .323 BA.