Graduated Martinsburg High School (WV) in 1987. Named Gatorade
State Player of the Year.
Member of Team USA in 1987 Silver Medalist in the Junior World
Games. Named Most Outstanding Left Hand Pitcher of the games.
Attended Georgia Tech from 1987 - 1991. Set school records for
career Wins & Strikeouts.
Inducted into the Georgia Tech Hall of Fame in 2001.
Member of Team USA in 1989
Drafted in 1990 by the California Angels (5th Round).
Drafted and signed in 1991 by the St. Louis Cardinals (7th Round).
Member of 3 minor league All Star Teams (1993 Cardinals, 1997 Giants, 1999
Member of 2 minor league Championship Teams (1995 Cardinals, 2005 Tigers).
League debut in 1995 with the Cardinals.
Played parts of 9 seasons with 7 different Major League Teams (Cardinals,
Giants, Cubs, Rays, Mariners, Blue Jays, Tigers).
1 year in the Japanese Professional League with the Hanshin Tigers in 1998.
Officially retired in 2006, ending a 15 year professional career.
I have learned the art of pitching from some of the best,
including: Bob Gibson, Dick Pole, Rick Mahler, John Tudor, Chuck
Hernandez, Gil Patterson, Bob Cluck, Larry Rothschild, Bill Fischer and Rick Kranitz.
Wade Boggs, Bobby Bonds, Fred
McGriff, Edgar Martinez, Mike Devereaux and Willie Mays are some of
my past team mates and coaches that have helped to shape the way that I
approach hitting instruction.