Lou has have been trained by Dr. Tom House, "The Father of Modern Day Pitching Mechanics", of the National Pitching Association (NPA) and the Rod Dedeaux Research Baseball Institute (RDRBI). Lou is also a "Mike Epstein Rotary Hitting" Certified Coach. Lou has over 7 years of pitching/hitting coaching experience. Lou specializes in training athletic development as well as baseball skill. Lou is a certified 3D clinician with Welch-e technologies and can measure a pitchers/hitters efficiency and diagnose injury potential. Lou uses V1 and Dartfish video analysis in his instruction.
Bill Copp Aurora native, played at Aurora Central Catholic. Played collegiately at Triton and Iowa State University. Played professionally with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bill is currently a member of the Illinois High School Coaches Association. Was inducted into Aurora boy’s baseball first Hall of Fame class. For the last 20+ years, Bill has been active in youth baseball as well as growing his strong relationships with many Major League Baseball scouts and college coaches across the country. His vast coaching experience ranges from the travel level all the way to the collegiate ranks. Currently Bill is the pitching coach at Marmion High School. Has mentored some of the best area pitchers: Casey Crosby(Detroit Tigers), Tony Zych(Chicago Cubs), Mike Folynewitz(Houston Astros) and Kyle Kaminska(Pittsburgh Pirates)
Charlie White Selected in the 21st round of the MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs, 2-time All-ACC outfielder at the University of Maryland, Terps' all-time stolen base leader with 86, set a single season Maryland record with 39 stolen bases, named the MVP of the Columbia Regional, second team All-State selection by the Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Tribune as a Senior at Naperville North, 2-time DuPage Valley All Conference performer. This Chicago Cub draftee is currently playing for the Joliet Slammers.
Stu Miller is a Naperville resident with 4 athletic sons. He has been actively coaching youth baseball in Naperville for 16 years, has umpired for more than 5 years and has played organized baseball for more than 40 years. He is still catches 3-4 Men's Senior Baseball League games per week during the baseball season and is at the top of the league in throwing out base runners.
He prides himself on teaching the "inner workings" of catching. Stu believes in teaching the fundamentals of catching while stressing safety and a teaching kids about the need to respect the game. His students will be taught not only the "what" of catching but also the "why" in order to deepen their understanding of the concepts. Stu's coaching has helped prepare many Naperville youth for High School Baseball tryouts and has helped deepen their love for the game.
Mark Sheehan, a Minnesota native, has an extensive background in training young athletes in baseball and softball. Mark is also a strong proponent of the conditioning aspect of the game to create conditioning programs unique to his location and combines them with other programming. Sheehan is regarded as one of the best pitching instructors in the Midwest and is a certified member of the prestigious National Pitching Association.
Naperville Baseball Academy 10s361 Normantown Road Suite 2 Guardian Building Naperville, Illinois 60564 630-305-8665