Owner / Founder / Head Coach
Professional Hitting / Infield / Outfield Lessons
The Tampa Bay Rays drafted Chad Cooper as the 1st pick in the 11th round of the 2003 Major League Baseball draft. In his first season playing for the Princeton Devil Rays, he led his team and the entire Appalachian League in stolen bases with 25 bags. Chad was named Appalachian League Player of the Week multiple weeks during his time with Princeton. He was promoted to the Hudson Valley Renegades in the New York Penn League where he played the 2003 and 2004 seasons. In 2005 the Elmira Pioneers, a Can/Am Independent League team signed Chad. In 2006, he was invited to the Colorado Rockies Spring Training and was signed to a Double A contract. Chad is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University where he played for the Blue Raiders from 2001 to 2003 as a middle infielder/outfielder for Coach Steve Peterson. He was named Sun Belt Conference First Team Utility Player of the Year in 2003, batting .374 with 19 stolen bases and 7 home runs. In 2002 Chad played for the Fayetteville Swamp Dogs, a Coastal Carolina Wooden-Bat League team. He led the team in batting average (.333) and stolen bases. He was named to Baseball America’s Top Ten Prospects from the Coastal Carolina League and had the third highest league batting average. Chad also attended Garrett Community College from 1999 to 2001 as a middle infielder/outfielder. He was named the First Team All Region XX Conference shortstop both years with a batting average of .344. Chad attended Hughesville High School in Hughesville, PA and lettered in baseball all four years. Chad was selected as All-Conference Middle Infielder his sophomore, junior and senior seasons.
Chad provides private baseball lessons to help individuals reach their maximum potential. He has head coached 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u, 13u, 14u, 15u, 16u and 17u teams and players. Chad currently resides in West Chester, PA.