Meet our Coaches and Instructors
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Ron has served as a baseball coach in Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida since 1982. Ron played collegiate baseball for Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College and then transferred to the University of Southern Mississippi. Ron served as the assistant baseball coach at Forest County High School in Mississippi where he coached Charlie Hayes who had a fourteen year major league baseball career. Ron currently serves as the varsity baseball coach for St Petersburg Catholic High School, and is the manager of the two-time AAU State Champion All Star Bombers!
After an exceptional two seasons at Southwest Mississippi Community College where he set the team record for most stolen bases in a season, Maleke was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 26th round of the 1996 professional baseball draft. Maleke played eight years of pro ball from 1996 – 2003, finishing his professional career with the New York Yankees organization. Maleke has four years professional scouting experience with the Philadelphia Phillies and eight years of youth coaching experience. Maleke is the head coach for the Junior Varsity baseball team at St Petersburg Catholic High School.
Pete is a former national champion who has 25 years of baseball coaching experience. Pete is a three sport athlete from Long Island, NY who played on four National Championship semi-pro baseball teams as a member of the St Pete Hurricanes. Pete served as an assistant baseball coach at Eckerd College and St Pete Catholic High and was the head baseball coach at Boca Ciega High School. Pete serves as the Camp Director for All Star Baseball & Softball School.
Joe Kilburg was voted Ohio’s high school player of the year in 1994. After high school, Joe earned a scholarship to play for the #1 ranked Stanford University Cardinals where he started as a freshman. At Stanford, Joe earned All-Conference honors twice, was voted to the All-Regional Team twice, and earned an All-American award. Joe made appearances in both the 1995 and 1997 College World Series and was drafted in 1997 by the Cleveland Indians in the 10th round. After 9 years of pro experience, he has compiled an impressive coaching resume and brings his skills to All Star.
Rolando Arrojo was born in San Jose Cuba and won a gold medal for Cuba in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. In the 1994 Baseball World Cup, Arrojo was 2-0 with a 1.64 ERA and struck out 17 batters in 11 innings of work. Rolando defected from Cuba in 1996 and was signed by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays as an amateur free agent in 1997. He was 29 years old when he broke into the big leagues and made his professional debut with the Rays on April 1, 1998. After an outstanding 1998 season, Rolando was honored by making the American League All Star team. Following his career with the Rays, Rolando was traded to the Colorado Rockies in 1999 and then to the Boston Red Sox where he worked as a starter and came out of the bullpen as a reliever. Rolando ended his career with the Red Sox in September of 2002.
Coach Brian Cooper is a Certified Speed, Agility and Quickness Trainer. Training with Coach Cooper is designed based on your individual profile (including age, exercise history, fitness level, goals, work or school schedules, mecical history, etc.) Each workout is customized to the individual's fitness level and incorporates a variety of fun, challenging exercises that are specific to your goals and objectives. Areas of training include, but are not limited to the following: flexibility, change of direction, straight ahead speed, explosion, overall strength, mechanics & balance, pillar strength, conditioning and character. Contact Brian today to schedule training at 727-320-6183.
Coach Rod Williams is a Certified Speed, Agility and Quickness Trainer. Players of all ages can benefit from speed and agility training. Since baseball requires bursts of speed and lateral movement, young athletes need to perform exercises that build muscles dynamically. Whether you want to increase speed & agility for baseball, football, basketball, soccer, tennis, hockey, or any other sport – Coach Rod Williams can help! Before an athlete can begin competing at the next level, they need to modify their approach by applying simple techniques to their training program. Techniques that have probably been overlooking. The key is to develop their overall athletic ability by developing all the elements required for success in any sport: speed and agility, strength, coordination, power, flexibility and conditioning. Contact Coach Williams today to schedule training at 727-623-3890.