HI, I’M COACH MARK

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.

MY EXPERIENCE

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

OUR COACHES

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

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS, GROUP LESSONS AND COACHES CLINICS

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