I am Coach Mark the Owner and Founder of PROKids Academy. I founded ProKids Baseball Academy in 2010 with the goal to teach not only baseball but life lessons through baseball to kids that will stick with them beyond the field.


Owner/Director Professional Hitting Instructor/ Career Coaching Experience.

  • Current Owner/Director of ProKids Baseball Academy
  • Current Director of OC Hawks Travel Baseball Club (est. 2004)
  • Member of CVCS 2014  DIV 6 CIF HS Baseball Championship Team Coaching Staff
  • Varsity Head Coach St. Margaret’s HS 2005
  • Varsity Assistant Coach St. Margaret’s HS 2006 – 2011
  • Varsity/JV Baseball Assistant Coach – Capistrano Valley Christian HS 2012-2017
  • 12 years PONY Baseball
  • 20 years Club/Travel Baseball Manager ages 8U – 14U
  • Coached JSerra HS Summer Program 2005
  • Coached USA 12U exhibition team in Dominican Republic 2006
  • Coached USA 13U exhibition team in Dominican Republic 2006
  • 2006, Wrote and Produced Big League Baseball Fundamentals Baseball Training Video Series: www.blbfundamentals.com
  • Finished 3rd out of 104 teams – 2018 12U National Championships
  • Finished 3rd out of 100 teams – 2008 12U National Championship
  • Finished 3rd out of 96 teams – 2006 10U National Championships
  • Finished 3rd out of 80 teams – 2005 10U National Championships
  • Finished 9th out of 80 teams – 2004 12U National Championships
  • Won 10U National Championship – 2002 Cooperstown


What’s most important… Our Coaches have the patience, personality and the “professional expertise” to bring the “best” out of your kids!
I can honestly say, “…we specialize in kids!”

Coach Mike Lamb – Fielding Instructor

  • 13.5 Years Professional Baseball Experience
  • 8.5 Years at Major League Baseball level.
  • Drafted in the 7th round of the 1997 MLB draft by the Texas Rangers
  • Member of College World Series Championship team, Cal State Fullerton 1995
  • Voted as the Texas Rangers Rookie of the Year in the year 2000.
  • Graduated from Bishop Amat HS.

Coach Casey Przybylak- Speed, Strength & Agility Instructor

  • Liscensed Strength & Physical Training Instructor
  • Played College Baseball at Saddleback College
  • 3 year Varsity starter at San Juan Hills HS

Coach Michael Brady – Pitching Instructor

  • 10 Years Professional Baseball Experience
  • 4 Years at Major League Baseball Level
  • Drafted in the 24th round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Florida Marlins
  • Drafted as a Short Stop – later converted to a Pitcher
  • Graduated from Cal Berkeley on Baseball Scholarship
  • Graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School
  • Currently giving Professional Pitching lessons

Coach Marrick Crouse – Pitching Instructor

  • Drafted in the 11th Round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays
  • Drafted as a Right Handed Pitcher
  • Attended University of Southern California on a Baseball Scholarship
  • Graduated from Dana Hills High School
  • Currently recovering from Tommy John surgery


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