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Baseball Instructors

Plano/Frisco Instructors NRH Instructors
Name Area Of Focus Name Area Of Focus
Jerry Valdez All Aspects    
Brandon Sherard All Aspects Matt Moore All Aspects
Joe Borowicz All Aspects Jarrod Vaught All Aspects
Matt Moore All Aspects Juan Hernandez All Aspects
Brandon Nolen All Aspects Frank Quintero Hitting
Jarrod Vaught All Aspects Jeff Chase Pitching/Hitting
Nathan Alexander All Aspects Howard Ashkinos All Aspects
Greg Trottier All Aspects Jamey Hawthorne All Aspects
Zach Diaz Pitching/Hitting Justin Hamm Hitting/Pitching
Jason Fisch Hitting/Catching
Jerad McCrumen Pitching/Hitting
Kyle Lloyd Pitching
Jerry Valdez Jerry Valdez is the President of Baseball Operations with the Dallas Patriots and Premier Baseball Academy.  He manages two teams, and gives private instruction Monday-Thursday. Coach Valdez was a 25th round draft pick and played five seasons of professional baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies organization and six years total.  He holds the record for homeruns at Fort Hays State University.
Matt Moore  Matt Moore is the Chief Operating Officer with the Dallas Patriots and Premier Baseball Academy.  Matt Moore joins the Dallas Patriots after spending the last 5 years in the Toronto Blue Jays Organization. Matt played his HS baseball locally at Nolan Catholic High School in Ft. Worth serving as team captain his senior year and being named to the All State Team twice in his three years on Varsity. Matt was a member of the inaugural UT-Tyler Baseball Team in 2003, which compiled a record of 24-13 in it first year as a program. As a member of the University of Texas at Tyler Baseball Team Matt was apart of Two American Southwest Conference Championship Seasons, named to the Academic All Conference Team all four years of his career and was named team captain during his senior season.
Brandon Sherard  Brandon Sherard is well known as one of the best instructors in the country. Upon retiring from playing baseball, Brandon returned to Rockwall Christian, where he played high school baseball, and coached them to the TAPPS State Title in 2007. Brandon Sherard instructs many of the top rated players in the country while doing lessons at Premier Baseball Academy.
Jarrod Vaught Jarrod started three years at Eastern Hills HS in Ft. Worth before attending Western Texas College in Snyder, TX. He has been coaching youth baseball in North Texas for the last ten years and led one of his teams to a national championship in 2007.
Howard Ashkinos  Howard played baseball at Fort Worth’s Southwest High School and began his coaching career in 1985 at the young age of 17. A lifelong teacher and student of the game, Howard has focused much of his work with young men between ages 8-18 on helping them developed both the physical and mental edge to compete successfully at the next level.
Frank Quintero  Frank Quintero played 1 year at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami, Ok.  Frank has coached at the select level for 7 years and has been giving private instructions in the Fort Worth area for 7 years.
Jeff Chase    Jeff 1stcoached a 13u select team in Albuquerque when he was 16. Jeff was an assistant coach for Sandia Prep winning the 2005 New Mexico state championship.  Jeff then went on to Yavapai Junior College finishing runner-up for a national championship in 2006. From there Jeff went to Armstrong Atlantic State University where he played for three years becoming fifth all time in strikeouts. While at Armstrong Jeff graduated cum laude in Chemistry while being published twice in the Journal of Chemical Education.  In 2010 Jeff was a player coach for the Yorkton Cardinals summer collegiate team where Jeff was third in strikeouts, leading his team in wins. Jeff previously played his summer collegiate ball for Yorkton in 2006 and 2007. In 2007 Jeff finished third in the league in era and was selected as 2nd team all-league.  Jeff then went to Medical School for a year in Colorado before moving to Fort Worth with his wife Whitney and his son Dean who was born in July of 2011.
Greg Trottier  Greg has been a head baseball and softball coach and private instructor in Texas for the last 28 years. Past and current private baseball instructor for 46 division one, two and Junior College baseball and football players, 12 minor league baseball players, 4 former major league baseball players, 8 former women’s softball players, and a host of youth baseball and football players.  Greg is a former 2nd round selected MLB Pitcher for Chicago Cubs National League Baseball Club Minor league baseball in Arizona, Florida, Texas, Iowa and New York.  Greg has also played Independent Professional Semi-Professional League Dallas Expos & Irving Reds and has been a Player Coach (Semi-Pro Baseball) for the Dallas Expos.  Greg played at the University of Arkansas@ Ft. Smith on the All Conference NAIA Baseball team.


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