Meet our Coaches for 2020-21
Jon Greenwich (Director of Strength & Conditioning)
Jon is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is a native of Northern Virginia, he played HS ball at Langley HS in McLean and played college ball at several D1 schools including the University of Maryland. He's worked as the strength and conditioning coach for Catholic University and works with athletes of all ages for nearly a decade.
Nick Meyers (Current 13U, Prospective 14U Head Coach)
Nick Graduated in 2016 from Coastal Carolina University with a degree in Psychology with a concentration in Sports Psychology. He played club ball in college and still plays in local wood bat leagues. Nick is entering his second year as head JV Coach at his alma mater Hayfield Secondary School, and third with the program. He also spent 2.5 years coaching the Hayfield 14u travel team.
Rich Mandleur (13U Head Coach)
Coach Rich Mandleur is the Assistant JV Baseball coach at Thomas Jefferson High School in Annandale. He began coaching baseball in 2008 in Falls Church Little League. He has since gone on to coach regular season and travel teams within ABR, ATB, ALL, and several independent travel teams at both 50/70 and 60/90. Coach Mandleur also coached several ALL 5070 District 4 Allstar teams including the first ever ALL team to win the D4 tournament and advance to States in 2015. He has also coached teams at Cooperstown Dreams Park for the past 4 summers- two of which advanced to the round of 32. Coach Mandleur is an Arlington Little League (ALL) Board Member, currently the acting Manager’s Committee Chair, and served in the role of Allstar Commissioner for two years prior.
Key ATB Instructors
Greg Goldsmith, Pitching Instructor
Coach Kyle Padgett is head baseball coach at Bishop O'Connell High School. He has coached at three Division 1 baseball schools over the past 5 years (Duke, William & Mary, and Wake Forest). Prior to beginning his coaching career, he was a standout at William & Mary and a 2005 MLB draft selection. With William & Mary in 2008, Padgett coached an offensive unit that ranked third in the NCAA with a .343 batting average. That group also stole 101 bases and hit 75 home runs while posting a 36-21 overall record.
Coach Padgett has mentored 42 players who have gone on to play professional baseball and one Major League player (Justin Grimm - Texas Rangers), including 13 top-10 round draft picks, and 1 first-round pick (Marcus Stroman, 2012, Toronto Blue Jays). Kyle was a four-year letter winner at William & Mary from 2002-05. He hit .311 as a senior with nine home runs, 15 doubles and a .408 on base percentage and was drafted in the 18th round of the 2005 MLB Draft by the Florida Marlins. Coach Padgett reached High-A with the Marlins in 2006 before beginning his collegiate coaching career in his first stint with William & Mary in 2008.