Baseball Coaches

Bobby Boyd

A Silver Spring native, Bobby Boyd attended St. John’s College High School in Washington, D.C.  While at St. John’s, Bobby earned Washington Post All-Met Second Team and All-WCAC First Team honors while helping lead his team to the WCAC Championship. Following high school, Bobby continued his career at the University of West Virginia, where he broke in quickly, starting in the OF and batting .321 as a freshman. He would finish his college career at WVU leading the entire Big 12 with a .356 batting average and a reputation for being a blazing base runner. This past June, following his Junior year, Bobby signed with the Houston Astros after getting drafted in the 8th round. In his first professional season, he was named a New York-Penn League All-Star and finished the year in the Midwest League with the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits.

Keith Stubbs

Keith serves as Executive Director of the Batter-Up Foundation and is the founder of the Urban Baseball Experience. He has over 20 years of experience working with developmental youth baseball, including 16 years as Director for DC RBI, one of the founding and most successful chapters of the national organization. Mr. Stubbs has also served as Director of Baseball Operations for Fields of Dreams and Director of On-Field Sessions for the Baseball Factory, the nation’s number one college placement and development company. Mr. Stubbs is currently a scout for the 2008 World Champion and 2009 National League Champion Philadelphia Phillies, having completed the Major League Baseball Scout Development program in 2000. His scouting credentials include professional memberships in the Mid-Atlantic Scouts Association, National Professional Scouts, Coaches Association, Association of Professional Ballplayers of America and Buck O’Neil Professional Association of Scouts and Coaches.

Mike Toomey

After serving as head coach at George Washington University from 1975-1979, Toomey is now a Special Assistant to Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore. He scouts major and minor league clubs throughout the season for possible trades to enhance the professional club. He is on both the George Washington University and Montgomery College baseball hall of fame. He was recently inducted into the Mid-Atlantic Major League Scouts Hall of Fame.

Scott Davis

A catching and hitting instructor at Round Trip Sports, Scott attended Good Council High School and continued his baseball career at Clemson University as a catcher. He currently resides in Clarksburg, Maryland where he coaches Wootton High School JV baseball and the Clarksburg Crush fast pitch softball team.

Brady Stouffer

A 2009 graduate of the University of Hartford, Brady was the leadoff hitter and starting shortstop for four years. As a freshman he was selected to the America East Conference All-Rookie Team. While attending Northwest High School, where he was recently inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame, Brady received County, State and Metropolitan Area recognition. He also earned a spot in the Brooks Robinson All-Star Game at Camden Yards and on Team Maryland. In the summers, Brady played locally for Post 295, the Gaithersburg Giants and the College Park Bombers of the Cal Ripken League. Brady has recently worked for the Baltimore Orioles in the Front Office, Spring Training Facility and AA Affiliate. In 2012, he was sponsored by the Orioles to attend the Scout Development Program in Phoenix, AZ.

Keith Gordon

After attending Walter Johnson High where he played baseball (and also helped his basketball team win the state title), Gordon went on to play baseball for Arizona State before he was drafted in the first round in 1990 by the Cincinnati Reds. Keith Gordon, who played 13 seasons in the minor leagues with Baltimore, Cincinnati and Seattle affiliates, holds three minor league championship rings. He has a lifetime minor-league batting average of .282, with over 1,200 hits. He was a five-tool player, known for his speed, glove, hitting, hitting for power, and elite arm strength. After retirement, Keith translated his talent into coaching and instructing and is now one of the most accomplished baseball instructors in the Mid-Atlantic. Keith’s instruction is geared towards high school players who are willing to work hard.

Mike Sheridan

In 2005, Mike Sheridan graduated from Gonzaga College High School in Washington, DC. Playing both basketball and baseball, he made a name for himself on the diamond by earning All-WCAC and All-Met honors. Continuing his baseball career as a first baseman at William and Mary, Mike made the CAA All-Rookie Team and was a Freshman All-American in 2006. In 2007, he was the toughest player to strike out in NCAA Baseball, striking out just 5 times in 209 At Bats. In 2008, Mike was a consensus All-American, finishing the season ranked in the nation’s top 20 in batting average, hits, RBI, runs scored, doubles, total bases and slugging – good enough to earn him Virginia State Player of the Year in 2008. Following the 2008 season, he was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 5th round, where he played his entire 6-year career.

Mike O Conner

Mike grew up in Ellicott City, MD and attended Mount Saint Joseph HS in Baltimore, MD where he was a top pitcher on his team and teammate of current New York Yankee first baseman Mark Teixeira. Mike attended George Washington University and was a 4 year member of the baseball team.  In 2002 he helped lead the team to the 2002 Atlantic 10 Championship, was named First Team All-Conference as a relief pitcher and was drafted in the 7th round of the 2002 MLB draft by the Montreal Expos.  Mike has played professionally for 12 seasons with Expos/Nationals, Padres, Royals, Mets, Yankees, Twins and Southern Maryland Blue Crabs organizations.  In 2006 he made his MLB debut for the Washington Nationals and has spent parts of 3 seasons in the Major Leagues with Nationals (2006, 2008) and Mets (2011).

Henson

Tyler Henson was drafted out of Tuttle High School (Tuttle, OK) in 2006, as the 5th round draft pick for the Baltimore Orioles. In 2006, Tyler was also named Rawlings 2nd Team All American. Once being drafted Tyler began his Professional baseball career in Bluefield, WV, where he played for the Bluefield Orioles (Orioles short season Appalachian League Team). In 2007, Tyler was voted New York/Penn League All Star for the Aberdeen Ironbirds (Orioles short season NY/Penn League Team). Tyler was then voted both years in 2007 & 2008 as Most Athletic in the entire Baltimore Orioles Organization. He played in 2008, for the DelMarVa Shorebirds (Orioles Low-A Team), in 2009, for the Frederick Keys (Orioles High-A Team) and in 2010, for the Bowie Baysox (Orioles Double-A Team). In 2010, Tyler was again voted Eastern League All Star for the Bowie Baysox. To begin the 2011 season Tyler was invited to play for the Baltimore Orioles Big League Spring Training Camp, followed by a season playing for the Norfolk Tides (Orioles Triple-A Team). During the off season in 2011, Tyler was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, he began his career with the Dodgers, in 2012, playing for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (Dodgers High-A Team) after a month, was promoted to the Albuquerque Isotopes (Dodgers Triple-A Team), and to complete the last two weeks of the 2012 season he played for the Chattanooga Lookouts (Dodgers Double-A Team). During the off season of 2012, Tyler became a Free Agent, which then was signed as a Minor League Free Agent, by the Philadelphia Phillies Organization. He began his career with the Phillies in 2013, playing for the Reading Fightin Phils (Phillies Double-A Team) but later was promoted to the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs (Phillies Triple-A Team) to complete the 2013 season. Tyler continued to sign as a Free Agent with the Philadelphia Phillies and played for all of 2014 and 2015, for the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs (Phillies Triple-A Team). Tyler’s last season playing professional baseball in 2015, he was voted International League All Star for the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs. In February of 2016, Tyler retired as a player and signed as a Player Coach within the Philadelphia Phillies Organization. To begin his career as a Coach in 2016, he was the 1st Base Coach, Infield Coach & Assistant Hitting Coach for the Clearwater Threshers (Phillies High-A Team).

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