Owner/Director - Coach Jeff Kapp
Coach Jeff began playing organized baseball in 1975, and has played at just about every level since that time. He was a 3-year starter for his high school team in Munster, IN, at shortstop; making all conference all three years and all-state his senior year in 1986. He went on to play third base at Purdue University for the only team in school history to make it to the College World Series Regional in Starkville, Mississippi.
He also played instructional league baseball for the Royals and had two major league try-outs with the Cincinnati Reds and one with the St. Louis Cardinals. Since his playing days, he has coached at several different levels, including high school and little league. He has gained years of knowledge from coaches at every level of baseball from high school to the major leagues.
Coach Alex Gabbard
Coach Alex graduated from Lane Tech in Chicago, IL, in 2012; where he was a 4-year starter and varsity captain his senior year. He attended North Park University to play baseball in 2013. He transferred to Illinois State University in 2014, and was the Vice President and 3-year starting catcher for ISU Club Baseball. He has coached youth baseball for 4 years holding assistant and head coach positions from ages 11-16.
He has been named the Assistant Varsity Coach at Lane Tech High School in Chicago.
Coach Justin Montalvo
Played four years of varsity baseball at Lake View High School here in Chicago. He then went on to play college baseball for four years - two at Loras College in Dubuque, IA and two at Benedictine University in Lisle, IL.
Justin was also a student assistant coach for 1 year at Benedictine following his playing career, where he earned a degree in Exercise Sports Studies. Justin now heads up our Speed, Strength and Agility Training for all players and our Weighted Ball program for all position players, as well as pitchers.
Justin is also the Head coach for Wheatland Ducks 16u travel team.