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Fabian Placencia – SS/RHP with high school and college coaching experience


Fabian Placencia was a starting shortstop at Virginia Intermont College (NAIA) in 2013 and 2014 who since graduating has focused on a career in coaching starting as a high school varsity head coach before taking on a role as the infield/bullpen coach at Webber International University (NAIA). Fabian entered college as a MIF/RHP but only saw a few…

Nolan Handley: Highly motivated young player-coach with certification


Nolan Handley is a highly motivated and well educated Canadian outfielder and coach who recently graduated from Maryville State University (NAIA). Alongside his playing career, at a young age Nolan started to build his resume as a coach, dating back to 2010 when he volunteered as a youth coach in his hometown. When he went…

Aaron Thor: Power hitting player-coach who is also an umpire


Aaron Thor is a former standout shortstop and power hitter for Aurora University (NCAA III) who is looking to revive his playing career as a player-coach overseas. During his career at Aurora Thor hit .379 overall, had 221 hits, 21 home runs, 60 doubles, 164 RBIs, stole 33 bases, in 165 games. In hit senior…

Lance VanNoy: Player-coach with big bat (Signed for 2017 summer)

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Lance signed to play in Canada for the 2017 summer.  Lance is a Division II outfielder from Davis & Elkins College who hit a whopping .360 with 12 doubles, 2 triples and 4 home runs in his senior year (2016). Since graduating Lance has continued to put up similar numbers in the highly competitive Western Major…

Aaron Dunsmore (OF/UTL/RHP) – Professional Utility Player and Coach seeking Aussie club


Aaron Dunsmore has a vast history of baseball experience.  Aaron played division I baseball at the University of Dayton where he dominated hitting .323 with 11HR and .307 with 13 HR in consecutive years. After college Aaron played several years in Canada and Australia while continuing to put up extraordinary numbers.  In 2013 Aaron made his…

Will Swindling – Catcher-Coach willing to pay his flights (Signed thru until Dec. 2017)


Will signed in Germany for the 2017 summer and Argentina from September until December 2017.  Will Swindling is a former All-State high school catcher who received a scholarship to play at University of San Francisco (NCAA I).  He red-shirted his freshman year but decided to move on to Western Arizona College to play his sophomore year.…

Bradley Merritt – Veteran Overseas Pitcher/Coach and 2015 Czech Extraliga Champ

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Bradley Merritt is a veteran import to European baseball having played four years in the Czech Extraliga and one season coaching the Baldham Boars (Regionaliga) while seeing some innings pitching for the the Regensburg Legionäre during Euro League Baseball competitions. Most notably in 2015 he won a Czech Extraliga Championship with Kotlarka Praha. As a…

Robin Fox-Pappas: Utility Player with a Passion for Coaching and Experience Playing in Australia

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Robin Fox-Pappas is a utility player who can play many positions including outfield, infield, and even come in for a few innings on the mound. He played for the Weston Creek Indians in Australia in 2015 and had a great year batting .371. Robin is very aggressive with the bat and loves to swing. He has…

Ryan Murphy – Veteran overseas two-way player (Hoofdklasse/ABL)


6’5” RHP/Corner IF Ryan Murphy is the prime example of what overseas baseball can do for a career. With no calls from affiliated clubs after college, in 2005 Ryan landed a spot on the roster of the Savigny Lions of the French Elite League and it was this opportunity that exposed him to European baseball and…

Myles Cordell – Middle Infielder/Catcher with tools to hit for AVG. and Power (Signed for 2017 summer)


Signed in Austria. Myles Cordell is a 6 foot 2 inch middle infielder from Gasden, Alabama. Myles played his college baseball at Walters State Community College in ’08-’09 and Maryville College in Tennessee ’10-’11. During his time at Maryville Myles had 17 home runs, 87 rbi’s, and 34 stolen bases in two season with the Scotsmen…

Chris Van Rossum – Former AA Player with EU passport seeking player-coaching or coaching job

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Chris Van Rossum is a former professional outfielder who spent 6 years in affiliated baseball (Rk-AA) between the San Francisco Giants, Arizona Diamondbacks and Cincinnati Reds and another 8 years playing independent baseball before retiring and taking up coaching. Now, at the age of 42, he is looking to take his coaching career overseas and is…

David Kaczmarczyk – CoachUp #4 Ranked Coach in the Nation seeking low division EU club


David Kaczmarczyk is a 43 year old baseball coach looking to help a second or third division European club that is struggling with their youth program that could also use a player-coach for the men’s team. He actually prefers a bottom place team for the challenge of bringing their club up the ranks in the standings. He…

Tyler Krobetzky- Left handed hitting Gold Glove catcher who hits for average and power


Tyler Krobetzky is a Gold Glove winning catcher/corner infielder from Mission Viejo, California. He played college ball at Spring Arbor University where he got his degree in Psychology. After graduating, Tyler pursued a baseball career which took him to the Hawaii Stars of the Pacific Association. The following season, Tyler went to the Rio Grande Valley…

Tommy Lyons- LHH Catcher with Independent and Australian experience


Tommy is a versatile player from California who played four years in college at Division 2 Sonoma State University, Santa Rosa Junior College, and finished his final two years at New Mexico Highlands University where he held a .322 career batting average and showed good power averaging a .533 slugging percentage. After graduating from college in 2013, Tommy has…

Mitch Elliott: Big East Tournament MVP with 3 years pro experience

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Mitch Elliott is a 2014 graduate of Xavier University where he was Team Captain of the Musketeers and was named to the Big East Tournament All-Tournament Team and tournament MVP. He also finished off his senior year hitting .307 with an OBP of .361.  In 2013 Mitch was named a Top Professional Prospect and All-Star by the Futures Collegiate Baseball League…

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