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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Norberto Martin

Hitting & Defensive Skills Coach

Norberto offers lessons during the off season, from September to February. 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. Norberto currently is the Hitting Coach for the single A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.

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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 a1996 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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Drew Butler

Hitting & Defensive Skills Coach

Big South Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year (2017) NCAA Division I Stolen Base Leader (2017) Campbell Baseball Team Captain (2017) Batted .301 in 2016 and .317 in 2017. All-time leader in hits and runs scored Holly Springs Salamanders (2015, 2016)

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Robert Tyler

Pitching Coach

Robert Tyler is currently in the Colorado Rockies minor league system and is available for lessons from October to February. He was drafted in the first round of 2016. Robert attended the University of Georgia. He also played for the USA National Collegiate Team in 2014 and 2015. During Robert's High School years he played in Under Armour and All American games.

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Trevor Gay

Hitting & Pitching Skills Coach

Trevor was a 3 time all conference player at High Point Central. He has the all time leader record for appearances for a Freshman at UNC Charlotte. He was a 3 year reliever at the University of North Carolina in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Trevor also pitched for the Chatham Anglers in the Cape Cod League.

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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.

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Amber Parrish

Hitting and Catching Coach

Amber played catcher at UNC from 2011-2015. In 2012 and 2015 she was an All-ACC selection. In 2014 she was team leader at UNC with 15 home runs. In 2015 Amber hit 18 home runs and then was drafted by PA Rebellions-National Pro Fastpitch league.

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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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Christian Jones

Hitting & Defensive Skills

Christian was part of Campbell's Big South Championship in 2018. He was also a team captain in 2018. Christian led the Camels and the Big South in Slugging Percentage (.588). RBI's (67) and Homeruns (20) in 2018. He was selected First Team All-Atlantic Region by American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Rawlings (Athens Regional 2018).

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Hannah Reynolds

Hitting and Defensive Coach

Hannah was a member of the NC Challengers from 2010-2014 and led the team in batting average, RBIs, and homeruns in the 2013/2014 seasons. In High School, Hannah was a two time all district, three time all conference player, academic all conference, three time MVP, and was Athens female athlete of the year in 2014. Hannah then attended Furman University, and was second team all conference, academic all conference, All American scholar athlete, and in 2018 led the team in batting average while also hitting twelve homeruns.

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Alyssa Ishibashi

Hitting and Defensive Coach

Four year starter at second base for N.C. State (2008-2011) and led the team in batting average, hits, runs, and multiple hit games in 2009. 2009 All-ACC tournament team, 2013-2014 Assistant Coach at Georgia Tech, 2014-2016 Grad Assistant at Georgia Tech.

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Taylor Banner

Pitching Coach

Taylor was 1 of 20 softball players nationwide across all NCAA Divisions to receive NSCA All-American honors in 2015. She has four years of collegiate softball pitching experience in one of the most competitive NCAA DIII conferences in the nation. Taylor pitched against current National Pro Fastpitch and Team USA players during her high school state playoffs in 2011 and 2012, effectively allowing players of that caliber only one hit over 8 at bats. She is a Two-Time Single A Virginia All-State Team and Two-time Region D Pitcher of the Year. Taylor also holds the Castlewood High School record for pitching wins, along with 11 no-hitters and one perfect game.