Grand Slam USA

4500 Western Blvd. #100
Raleigh, NC 27606
Hours: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

+919-233-7522

gene.maneri@grandslamusa.biz

mark.hahn@grandslamusa.biz

wes.cooper@grandslamusa.biz


+919-233-7522

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Baseball Instructors

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Norberto Martin

Hitting & Defensive Skills Coach

Norberto played MLB with the Chicago White Sox, LA Angels and Toronto Blue Jays. He Batted over .300 in the major leagues, was the Infield Coordinator for the Milwaukee Brewers (MiLB) and the Baseball Instructor, Academy of Pro Players, Garfield, NJ.

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Rob Sasser

Hitting & Defensive Skills Coach

Rob played MLB with the Texas Rangers. He finished with 13 years at the professional level and is a batting coach with the Chicago White Sox. Rob has been a private instructor since 2000

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Jim Leibler

Pitching Coach

Jim pitched in college at Holy Cross from 1989-1993. He then went on to be camp coordinator, St. Anthony’s Baseball Camp from 1994-97. He then took the head coaching job at Cardinal Gibbons High School Varsity Baseball in 1998 before becoming a Pitching Specialist at New York Baseball Academy at New York Tech.

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Dennis Anderson

Catching & Hitting Coach

Dennis was a 1996 Mizuno High School All-American Catcher in Tuscon, AZ. Dennis was drafted in 1996 by the Mets, played 1997 with the Giants and then 1999 with the Marlins. He played his minor league ball with the Carolina Mudcats and was invited to Major League Spring Training with Marlins and Cubs. Overall, Dennis played 9 years of professional baseball. He caught Greg Maddux, Josh Beckett, A.J. Burnett, Carlos Zambrano in live games.

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Paco Martin

Hitting & Defensive Skills Coach

2011 and 2012 CIAA All-Conference Selection. 2012 All-Atlantic Region and Capital One Academic All-American. Winston Salem State University single season record for doubles. 2011 CIAA MVP. Career college batting average: .385

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Logan Beegle

Pitching Coach

Logan played for the Presbyterian baseball team from 2014-2016. He also played for the Mooresville Spinners in 2015 for the Carolina Collegiate League. Logan then joined the Lenoir Oilers in 2016 in the Carolina Collegiate League. He was also a pitching instructor for Harvey Baseball Academy.

Softball Instructors

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Alyssa Buddle

Catching & Hitting Coach

Alyssa Buddle was a 4 year player at James Madison University from 2014-2018. The JMU Dukes were ranked top 25 in the country all 4 years. Alyssa was a part of JMU's NCAA Super Regional Team in 2016 (Ranked 7th in the country). Before attending JMU she was a 4 year varsity starter, and voted All-State Player at South Elgin Highschool in Chicago, IL. In 2013 she was a PGF National Champion on the Beverly Bandits.

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Karie Morrison

Pitching Coach

Karie was a pitcher for Virginia Tech from 2003-2007. She was named to the Washington Post All Metro Team from 2001-2003. She was named Player of the Year in 2003 when set a Virginia State record with 110 consecutive scoreless innings. Karie has 2 NCAA Regional Appearances. She has been a pitching Instructor since 2007.

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Jamie Johnson

Hitting & Defensive Coach

Jamie is 2x NFCA All-American, a 3x 1st team All-Conference, 11th overall draft pick. She played 2 years of pro softball and was All-Defensive team. She was also an all-star team selectee. She led PBC in batting average for two seasons with a .420+ average. Jamie went on to e an assistant coach in college.

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Amanda Coffrin

Pitching Coach

Amanda Coffrin was a pitcher at North Greenville University. While playing for the Crusaders she received Conference Carolinas All Conference, Conference Carolinas tournament MVP, and Conference Carolinas scholar athlete of the year. Amanda also made 3 NCAA Regional appearances with the Crusaders.

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Bethany Turner

Catching & Hitting Coach

Bethany was catcher and cleanup hitter for 4 years at Elkin High School. She played for the Carolina Xtreme 18U from 2012-2015. She was a member of the UNC club softball team where she played catcher and batted cleanup. Bethany lead the team in home runs her junior and senior year. She also was the manager for the Varsity Softball team at UNC (help run practices, assisted with hitting and catching drills for softball camps). Bethany is the Associate Head Coach for Proehlific Power and Carolina Reign 18U from 2015 to present.

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Courtney Tucker

Hitting & Defensive Coach

Courtney is a four year letter winner for NC Wesleyan. She enjoyed a stellar collegiate career at North Carolina Wesleyan, and was named the Battling Bishops' Female Athlete of the Year. She also had the honor of being elected to the USA South 50th Anniversary team. Courtney was a three time USA South All Conference performer at first base, and twice garnered first team accolades as well as a player. While at NC Wesleyan she was named two time most valuable player and holds the record for career RBI's and putouts. Her talents did not stop in the United States. She was awarded the oppurtunity to play in Europe as a member of the World Sport Stars Softball Club.