Dayton Classics Coaching Staff
Gregg Beemer 18u Head Coach
Gregg has been with the Classics for 6 years. Prior to his time with the Classics, Gregg spent seven years coaching the Xtreme Cardinals and Northmont Bolts. Gregg coached at Wright State University and Bowling Green State University following his college career at Aquinas College and Grand Rapids Junior College.
Justin Parker 17u Head Coach
Current Assistant Coach and Former player at Wright State University, Justin was a Sixth Round Draft Pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.
Links to Justin Parkers Bio
Rick Castle 18u Pitching Coach
Rick has spent the last 14 years coaching players 16-18 with the Dayton Classics and before that with the Miami Valley Express. In addition to his duties with the Classics, Rick is the Pitching Coach at Sinclair Community College. Rick played his high school baseball at Belmont High School. Additionally, Rick competed on some nationally recognized softball teams following high school.
Ken Fedrick 16u Head Coach
Ken, a former Classics player, is in his 3rd year as a coach with the Classics. Ken is currently a Volunteer Baseball Coach at Capitol University. Ken played at the University of Indianapolis and Capitol University. Ken played his high school baseball at Northmont High School
Dan Marsh 17u Assistant Coach
Dan is from Troy Ohio and currently working his Masters at Wright State University. Dan is an assistant Coach at Oakwood High School and played Baseball at Sinclair and Wright State
2011: Second Team All-Horizon League Team...CoSIDA District Academic All American...Horizon League Academic Honor Roll...Horizon League Academic All League Team...played in 52 games in outfield...hit .298 in 208 at bats with 52 runs scored, 62 hits and 26 RBI...eight doubles with 31 walks and nine stolen bases...on-base percentage of .421
Dylin Fowler Assistant Coach
Dylin is a former Dayton Classics Player. He attended Northmont High School and was a pitcher at Capital University, Dylin's career was cut short due to an injury. Dylin is currently a Coach at Sinclair College
Mike Murphy Program Pitching Advisor
Mike Murphy will serve as the Dayton Classics winter pitching trainer. Mike is the Head Instructor in the Dayton Classics Athletic Pitcher program. Mike played Baseball at Manhattan College and was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in 1983. Mike pitched at all Minor League Levels, was a two time All Star and pitched in Big league spring training. Mike’s teaching philosophy is simple, learn the game, respect the game, enjoy the game and practice the game with discipline. As it applies to pitching and throwing, mechanics, like most sports is the cornerstone to successful execution.