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CONFIDENTIAL INDIVIDUAL EVALUATIONS MAY BE SCEDULED IF NEEDED.
The 2018 Fall Season will begin in September and last 2 months.
- PLAYING AGE - Most players will be evaluated and play by Graduation Year but the age cutoff for the Fall 2017 season is based on age as of May 1, 2018. For example, if you turn 16 on or after May 1, 2018, you are still eligible for league age 15u in the Fall. It is common for players to "play up" an age group for development but it is preferred that players tryout with their correct age group unless approved by the head coaches in advance.
JEFF RIDGWAY – Coach Ridgway in his 6th year with ShockWave Baseball brings 11 years of professional pitching experience to ShockWave Baseball Organization. Ridgway made his MLB debut in Sept of 07' with the Tampa Bay Rays before being traded and joining the Atlanta Braves bullpen in 08' where he posted a 3.72 ERA in 10 games pitched. Ridgway pitched in for the USA Olympic team in the 2006 Americas Qualifier where he posted 0.00 ERA in 4 games pitched.
DAVID LIST - Coach List began his college baseball career at Michigan State as a starter in the weekend rotation, as a freshman. From there, he moved to Texas where he played at Grayson County College and refined his skills as a pitcher. After graduating from the junior college David finished his college career at Charleston Southern University. List has coached for multiple programs - Summerville High School, South Aiken High School, and two summer travel programs in the state of South Carolina. Over the past 7 years he has been an Area Scout for Diamond Prospects and is currently a Part Time scout for the New York Yankees.
PRESTON McDONALD - Coach McDonald is in his 7th season as the Head Coach at Florence-Darlington Technical College where he began his college coaching career in 2008 as Asst Coach & Recruiting Coordinator under Head Coach Curtis Hudson. McDonald play college baseball at Coker College where he served as a student assistant coach his senior year (2007). Coach McDonald has also held various coaching roles in High School, American Legion & Dixie Youth programs. In the past few years he has been an instructor at other college baseball camps that include Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. Coach McDonald is a native of Sumter, SC where he is a 2003 graduate of Lakewood High School.
TOMMY LANGDALE - Coach Langdale played four years at Lexington High School under head coach Tommy Williams and pitching Coach Shawn Torbett. Langdale was a member of the LHS pitching staff in 1999 when they won the state AAAA championship. Coach Langdale signed and became a member of the Newberry College baseball team under head Coach Tim Medlin. Langdale has coached various baseball teams and been a private instructor for seven years. Coach Langdale suffered an arm requiring Tommy John surgery his senior year of high school. This led him to devote his studies towards rehabilitation where he now practices as a Physical Therapist Assistant with primary focus on sports rehabilitation and conditioning.
RICK FLETCHER – Coach Fletcher played professionally in the Chicago Cubs organization in the late 70’s where he was assigned to the Auburn, N.Y. Red Stars in the New York-Penn. League. Collegiately he played for Toledo University and Malone University in Ohio. He was awarded four Golden Gloves during his college years, helped his teams win 10 championships and was voted on six All-Star teams. Fletcher was inducted into the Greater Acron (OH) Athletic Hall of Fame in 1996. Coach Fletcher currently coaches at Ashley Ridge HS and was on staff for the 2013 State Championship. Coach Fletcher has coached with several travel baseball organizations over the past 10 years.
BJ BELLUSH - bio coming…
AUSTIN HEFLIN - bio coming...
CHRIS PHILLIPS – bio coming…