Last Updated: July 27, 2017 

THC Instructors

Greg Brown

Greg specializes in youth development and has mentored many athletes that are now playing collegiate athletics as well as professionally.

Baseball Hitting & Pitching

Softball Hitting

Mon Wed Thur 6-9 PM
Sat 11-3 PM

Bob Laurent

Bob has over 25 years of training experience producing several collegiate and professional level softball and baseball players.  He recently retired after serving as the Assistant Head Softball Coach for NCAA Division II University of Illinois in Springfield.  He specializes in hitting and overall player development.

Softball & Baseball Hitting
 4-6 Person Clinics on Mon. and Tue. Nights (Seasonal)

KJ Kinsella

KJ played baseball at the NCAA Division II level.  He is currently an assistant coach for the Lanphier Varsity Baseball team in Springfield, IL.  He specializes in hitting, pitching and fielding instruction.

Baseball &

Softball
Hitting
 

Mon

6 - 9 PM

John Hummel

John was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates as a left handed pitcher in 2002. He played in the Pirates organization for three years and also played independent baseball for another two seasons.

Baseball Pitching

Wed

6  - 9 PM

Kurt Windisch

Kurt currently serves as Assistant Softball Coach for Lincoln Land Community College, Junior High head coach for Christ the King and also assists with the Hitting Center travel softball teams.  Kurt specializes in slap hitting instruction.

 

Softball Slap Hitting

 

Mon
6 - 9 PM
 
 

Missy Coffey 

Missy has been involved with softball for many years in the Springfield area.  She was assistant softball coach at SHG for 7 years as well as coaching St. Agnes for 7 years.  Missy is currently coaching a competitive softball team. 
 Softball Pitching
 

Wed & Fri

6 - 9pm 

Phil Laurent

Phil played professional baseball for the San Diago Padres, River City Rascals, Washington Wild Things, and Normal Cornbelters. He specializes in hitting and outfield instruction.   

Baseball Hitting & Fielding

CALL FOR AVAILABILITY 

 Ashleigh Roscetti

Ashleigh was a 4 year starter at Sacred Heart-Griffin.  Four time All Central State Eight conference selection.  Three time All-State selection.  Ashleigh received a scholarship to Quincy University.  Started all four years at QU.  Two time Great Lakes Valley All Conference selection.  Also, a Great Lakes Valley conference all-academic selection.  Graduated from QU with a degree in Sports Management. 

 

Softball 
 

 

 Tues. 4-9pm

Hitting League Coordinator/Scorer

       

 Clint Jeffers

Clint played 4 years of college baseball at the NJCAA and NCAA Division II levels.  He is a former student of The Hitting Center and is currently an assistant coach at Robert Morris University-Springfield.  He specializes in hitting and infield instruction. 

Baseball 

 Check with THC for availability.
 Mike Pitman
Mike Played for 6 years in the St. Louis Cardinals organization as a pitcher.  As a player with the Cardinals, Mike pitched in the Winter Instructional League for the legendary Cardinal Coach George Kissell. 
 Baseball Pitching
Mon & Wed
4 - 9pm 
Pete Romero 

Pete was the assistant baseball coach for CSU-Pueblo, helping the ThunderWolves to the 2007 RMAC Plains Division Title.  He was previously the coach of Moreno Valley High School as well as assistant coach at San Bernardino Valley College.   

 Baseball Hitting
 Tues 6 - 9pm

 

THC Front Office

Greg Brown
    Operations Manager
Bob Laurent
General Manager

     Jackie Laurent  

     Office Manager

jlaurent@thehittingcenter.com

 
 
 

 

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