Pro Instructors

Chris Roberts

Chris Roberts attended Florida State University and was named a College Baseball All-American in 1992. He also competed for the 1992 U.S Olympic Baseball Team in the 1992. He was drafted in the first round (18th overall) by the New York Mets in the 1992 MLB draft. Roberts went on to pitch for eight seasons in the minor leagues and one season in Japan. After his professional career, he coached at several colleges and was the pitching coach at Stetson University from 2009 to 2015 where he coached NL Rookie of the Year, Jacob deGrom. During his time at Stetson, he had eight pitchers drafted by major league teams.

Darryl Knight

Darryl Knight went to Wekiva High School where he stood out as a power hitting catcher. He went on to play college baseball for Seminole State College and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He was drafted in the 14th round by the New York Mets and has played three seasons in their minor league system. Young baseball players gravitate to his positive coaching style and infectious personality.

Matt Pierpont

Matt Pierpont pitched for the Colorado Rockies AAA affiliate Albuquerque Isotopes in 2019. He was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 2013 out of Winthrop University and has now played for seven seasons in their minor league system. Over his career in the minor leagues he has pitched 331 innings with a career era of 2.83.