Jerry Weinstein has been in baseball for decades as a minor league manager, college coach and national team manager and coach.
At Sacramento City College, he earned an 831-208 record in 23 seasons, compiling 16 conference championships, two co-conference titles, a state title in 1988 and a national crown in 1998. During his time at SCC, he developed 27 MLB players. He also coached Team USA in the 1987 Pan American Games and the 1992 Olympics.
Jerry served as catching coordinator and coach for multiple Major League organizations including the L.A Dodgers and Colorado Rockies. He managed the Israeli national team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers, winning a spot in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, the first for Israel.
Weinstein is a member of the California Community College Baseball Hall of Fame and Sacramento City College Sports Hall of Fame.
Jim Dwyer is a former outfielder who enjoyed an eighteen-year major league career for seven different MLB teams between 1973 and 1990. For his career, Dwyer was a .260 hitter (719-for-2761) with 77 home runs and 349 RBI in 1328 games, including 409 runs, 115 doubles, 17 triples, 26 stolen bases, and a .353 on-base percentage. In four postseason games he hit .333 (4-for-12), including one home run, two doubles, four runs, and one RBI . He also collected a career 103 pinch-hits.
Following his playing career, Jim coached and managed for various teams from 1991 - 2016. First, he coached (1992–94) the triple A Portland Beavers. In 1995, he became hitting coach of the Minnesota Twins' Double-A affiliate, the New Britain Rock Cats, and has remained within the Twins' organization in one capacity or another ever since. He remained with the Rock Cats through 1996 before becoming Twins' minor league roving hitting coordinator (1997-2005). In 2006, Jim became the hitting coach of Minnesota's advanced A affiliate, the Fort Myers Miracle. He retired in 2016 after 11 years as coach with the Miracle.
Dillon Lawson renowned hitting coach for the Houston Astros, Missouri Tigers and Southeast Missouri Redhawks. Practicioner of scientific and data driven appraoches to hitting.
Dirk Baker Head Coach at Worcester State University
Over 300 articles published in the Auburn News, Telegram & Gazette, Daily Free Press, Yankee Magazine, ABCA Coaching Journal, & College Baseball Newspaper
Author of 4 Books (McFarland Publ.) and 4 DVDs (Championship Productions)
23 years Head Coach at Worcester State University (6 NCAAs, 8 conference titles, most wins in school history, 40 play-off wins)
25 years college coach – have also coached Senior Babe Ruth, American Legion, Bay State Games, at Harvard, BU, and in the Cape League
Coached 4 future MLB Players, 30+ future Pros, and 3 WSU Players Drafted since 2006
Have run baseball camps & clinics every year since 1996 and accomplished public speaker
4-year D1 player, All-North Atlantic Conference, All-New England, 2 school records, 2-time captain and All-Academic
Boston University ’91 B.S. Journalism
BU ’93 Ed.M. Human Movement
BU ’98 Ed.D. Curriculum & Teaching - Dissertation: An Investigation of Fitness for MLB Players