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The Strike Zone not only offers private lessons and cage rentals with our pitching machines, we also offer camps and clinics, and data analysis on the cutting edge of technology. Our systems include HitTrax for hitting and catching analysis and Rapsodo for pitching analysis.
Dan is a Vermont native who grew up in Richmond. He played two years of varsity baseball at MMU serving primarily as a pitcher/outfielder. After graduation, Dan attended Southern Maine Community College. He spent three years at SMCC while playing varsity baseball and achieving his degree in Sport Management. Dan also took courses on the side to become a certified coach through the University of Maine.
Seth is a Wisconsin Native with an extensive playing career. After three years of Varsity Baseball in Wisconsin, Seth played one year with Bemidji State before transferring to SUNY Canton. Seth played numerous positions on the field during his collegiate career. Seth graduated from SUNY Canton with a degree in business. After graduation, he signed a contract with the Alpine Cowboys, an independent professional baseball team.
Vermont’s 2016 Gatorade Softball Player of the Year, and his youngest Allie, will finish her career in 2020 where she is currently a pitcher and outfielder for Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Eric is an SMC hockey alum, class of ’87, and has coached fastpitch for nearly 20 years at all levels. Currently Head Softball Coach at Essex High School, Eric has also coached 16U, 18U and 18U Gold Showcase teams for The VT Rockets, The Vermont Storm and The Electric City Bombers in Albany, NY.
During his college career, the Chargers were featured in Sports Illustrated, ranked 2nd in the USA Today NCAA Collegiate Baseball Poll and played in the Division II College World Series. Dan tied for the team lead in home runs his sophomore year. His overall college career batting average was .397.
Noah was a graduate of South Burlington High School in 2017. Noah played four years of Varsity Baseball, serving predominantly as a Middle Infielder. During his senior year, Noah was elected a team captain and was selected to the Twin State Classic in 2017. After high school, Noah continued his baseball career at NVU-Lyndon. Noah currently plays Third Base for the Hornets.
Zac recently migrated to Vermont from Washington state to raise his first child near his wife’s hometown of Richmond. During high school, Zac was a four-year, varsity letter as a pitcher and catcher. After high school, he decided to hang up his cleats, but after time off decided to pick up a baseball again as an amateur player. This led him to realize that his passion lied with baseball and wanted to make a career out of coaching.
Garrett played baseball at Randolph Union High School in Vermont, graduating in 2016 before playing four years of division III college baseball. He pitched for two seasons at Wells College in upstate New York and two seasons at Pine Manor College in Boston, MA. Playing collegiate summerball all over North America have been some of his favorite baseball experiences.
Sam was a graduate of Northfield High School right here in Vermont after transferring from Randolph his Freshman year . Sam earned 4 varsity letters (1 at Randolph) while playing under National High School Hall of Fame coach Frank Pecora.
Sam was selected to 2nd team all state his sophomore year, and 1st team all state his junior and senior year while setting the schools home run record in a 16 game schedule (