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Meet Your T3 Mavericks Trainers/Coaches

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Bob Beck

Director of Softball Operations

                                    (COACHING/INSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE)

  • 25 years of baseball & softball coaching experience from ages 6U-18U (1998-Present)

  • 23 years of developmental experience in baseball and softball hitting instruction with youth, high school, collegiate level and minor league baseball players (2000-Present)

  • The Pure Swing MLB Baseball Camp Instruction Staff with Former Boston Red Sox HOF Reggie Smith & Atlanta Braves Ryan Lehr (2018)

  • USA-LABC (Latin American Baseball Classic-Dominican Republic) MLB Coaching Staff with Big League Edge Baseball in Kent, WA  (2014)

  • Hitting Coordinator - North Coast Vipers Travel Baseball Organization (2011-2013)

  • Guest Hitting Instructor/Video Analysis - Clearview High School Varsity Baseball Team (2013), Avon Lake High School Varsity Baseball Team (2012-2013), Oberlin College Baseball Team (2013)

Kelly Zana

Director of Player Development/Pitching Coordinator

Kelly is a former assistant coach at Walsh Jesuit High School. Kelly played collegiate ball at Elmira College. 

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Rich Buttolph

Director of Recruiting

•1990-93 - John F. Kennedy High School

•1993-94 - John Marshall High School

• Have coached fastpitch softball for the past 18 years with the following organizations: Tidalwaves, Wildcat Fastpitch, SunDogs, Diamond Chix Premier and Mavericks Fastpitch.  Also coached Keystone High School’s winter league teams from 2014-18.

• Our 14U SunDogs team won the All Sanctioned World Series Platinum Bracket Championship, 1st place out of over 150 teams.

• Our 16U SunDogs team finished 4th at ASA/USA “A” Eastern Nationals in Wilmington, DE.

• Our 16U Diamond Chix Premier team earned a 2nd place finish at the very prestigious Atlanta Legacy Showcase featuring the best travel softball teams in the country.

• Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to coach a ton of great talent.  Including my 2 daughters, Alisha Silva (Cleveland State University 2012-16) and Ashley Buttolph (Ursuline College 2018-22), I’ve coached 29 young women that have put in the hard work and fulfilled their dream of playing at the college level in all divisions, NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA D2 and Community College/Junior College and I’m proud to say I’ve worked hand in hand with most of them through the recruiting process.

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Scott Nader

Player Development Specialist

Rocky River High School  (1985-1989) 

 

* Started Ohio Hit Club baseball

 

* Began coaching softball in 2013

    Monsters Fastpitch  (2015-2020)

    Mavericks 16u  (2022)

    Lady Lookouts Elite Fastpitch 18u  (2023)

 

    Brookside Schools, Sheffield Lake

    - Head Middle School coach  (2018)

    -  Assistant Varsity High School coach  (2019-2021)

    -  Head Varsity High School coach  (2022-2023)

 

*  Hitting Lessons for several college players for 8 years

 

*  Coached several players that went on to play at the

    college level, including my daughter Lindsey who will

    be attending and playing for Tri-C in the fall

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Javier Marcano

Player Development Specialist

  • 15+ years of softball coaching experience including the Dirt Devils, Northcoast Spirit, Sundogs, MC Madness, North Coast Waves and Mavericks. Also coached community based Recreation Leagues in Lorain Amherst, OGSO and Emerald Necklace programs.
 
  • Teams won 7 tournament championships, 3 tournament runner ups. From 2014-17, won over 100 games with the North Coast Waves, including the 16u NSA States/Ohio and the Fastpitch Classic College Showcase/Toledo.
 
  • In 2017 at the TCS East Coast Nationals in Myrtle Beach, team placed 17th out of 93 teams. In 2016 at the NSA Nationals in Buffalo/Niagara Falls, team made it to the semi finals with 78 participating teams before being eliminated.
 
  • Coach Javier has developed and guided many players through the process of successfully playing softball at the collegiate level.
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Emmanuel Quiles

Catching Coordinator

Manny was the 2007 MLB 6th Round draft pick for the San Diego Padres, where he played for 5 years. He was the 2009 MiLB All-Start Selection. In 2011 he joing the Milwaukee Brewers organization and from 2013-2015 he played with the Lake Erie Crushers in the Frontier League, where he was a 2-time Frontier League All Star. He was a professional coach for the Lake Erie Crushers from 2016-2019 and Assistant Coach and Catcher's coach for the Crushers. In 2018 and 2019 he was named the Frontier League Coach of the Year and in 2021 he started at Avon High School as the Varsity Assistant Coach.

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Tony Larizza

Player Development Specialist

  • Coached Vermilion rec. softball from 2013-2016

  • Coached 4 different travel teams from 2016-present

  • Coached the Sailorway Middle School 8th grade team from 2017-2019

  • Vermilion High School varsity head coach from 2020-present

 

For me, coaching is not only a way to teach girls the proper way to play the game but to also teach them valuable life lessons.  I still keep in contact with several former players and I even cook them a family style dinner when they come home from college on Christmas break just to catch up with all of them.  In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, playing golf, and watching Cleveland Browns football.

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