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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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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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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Zackary Guyer

Hitting & Pitching Coach

Zackary attended Wake Christian Academy, where we was 2014 NCISAA HS All Conference 1st Team -Conference Pitcher of the Year Award - Led NC freshman with 1.11 ERA. In 2015 he was voted again NCISAA HS All Conference 1st Team where he was voted Conference Hitter of the Year- Hitting .365 with 5 HRs, 17 Doubles, and 22 RBIs. His 2016 campaign, he was voted again NCISAA HS All Conference 1st Team. From 2018-2019 he played American Legion with the Garner Nationals. In 2018-2019 he went to Wake Tech CC as a Position player and Pitcher. He now currently plays in the semi-pro Mexican Baseball League.

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Brett Daniels

Pitching Coach

Brett played high school baseball at Fuquay Varina where he holds the record for single season wins and RBI's. He played his college career at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brett had a 2.61 career ERA at UNC from 2015-2018. He was drafted by the Houston Astros, and is currently playing in Double AA.

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Rick Jones

Pitching Coach

Rick has over 30 years of coaching experience to all ages from tee-ball through college. He formerly was the pitching coach at Panther Creek High School from 2006-2011 & 2019-2020, and Broughton High School 2012-2016. Rick also was on staff for Cary Post 67 Senior American Legion 2011 & 2012 as head pitching coach. He currently is the Assistant Coach/Head Development Coach at William Peace University .

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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Callie Horn

Hitting & Defensive Coach

Callie attended Elon University where she played for four years. She was a 4 time All Conference, All District, and All State player. Callie was 2015 Pac 6 Player of the Year and 2019 CAA All Conference 2nd Team.

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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.

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Haley Lenderman

Pitching Coach

Haley was a pitcher at The University of North Carolina Wilmington from 2015-2019. She was on the Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie Team as a freshman, and an Second-Team All-CAA pick as a senior. She was named female recipient of Thomas V. Moseley Award Player of the year at UNCW's annual athletics awards, and received the CAA Commissioner's Academic Award for all 8 semesters. She previously gave pitching lessons at 5 Star Athletics in Maryland, and helped coach the 14U Carolina Elite travel team.

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Heather Bergman

Catching & Hitting Coach

Heather played college softball at Montclair State. She was named 2nd Team All Conference as a catcher in the New Jersey Athletic Conference, and NFCA All-American scholar athlete. Heather was an assistant coach at Montclair State and Seton Hall. During her playing days she won a New Jersey State Championship in High School. In college she was able to compete in the National Championships where she finished 3rd and 5th place. While coaching at Montclair State she was honored as East Regional Coaching Staff of the year. One of Heather's fondest memories was being able to coach at the D1 level at Seton Hall.

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Kristina Mojica

Catching & Hitting Coach

Kristina played at William Peace University as a Catcher, 1st baseman, and 3rd Baseman. She was 2-Time USA South, 2nd Team East Division, and 2018 Division III 3rd Team All Region. In 2021 Kristina was USA South 1st Team All Conference.