2019 Indiana Twins Coaches

17U Head Coach Jeff Stout

Jeff is the Vice President and Recruiting Coordinator for the Indiana Twins, and is in his 5th year of coaching for the Indiana Twins.  Originally from Yorktown, Indiana, Jeff now resides in Greenwood with his wife Anne. They have a daughter Riley (25), and sons Tanner (23) and Connor (20). A 1984 graduate of Yorktown High School, he is a member of the Delaware County Athletic Hall of Fame. Jeff graduated from Indiana University with a Business Management Degree and was a 4 year member of the Hoosier Baseball Team. Signed as a Free Agent in 1989, he spent 2 years in the Pittsburgh Pirates Organization.

Jeff was a middle infielder during his high school, college and professional baseball career and has been coaching baseball for over 15 years. He brings a passion and excitement for the game and is committed to player development both on and off the field.  Jeff is the lead infield and baserunning instructor for Twins Camp.

17U Assistant Coach Alec Shull

Graduated from New Palestine High School in 2012 where he played Center Field for the Dragons. Went on to play at the University of Pikeville and started as a Freshman playing Left Field. He then transferred to Southeastern Illinois Community College and started as a utility player, playing all outfield positions, third and second base, as well as batting lead off. He finished his baseball career at Urbana University (Division II) in Ohio as a utility player and graduated with a Marketing degree in 2016. He is now an assistant coach at Wheaton College and works with outfielders and instructs hitting. His goal with the Twins is to develop young players, as well as helping them to further their careers as student-athletes at the collegiate level.
Mitchell Lawson comes to the Twins organization after a college pitching career that included two seasons at Vincennes University and two seasons at Urbana University a D2 institution in Ohio. While a reliever at VU, Mitch’s team advanced to NJCAA Baseball World Series. At Urbana, Mitch was a conference game starter as well as a reliever placing him fourth on the staff for innings pitched his junior season. Mitch played college summer baseball for the Virginia Marlins and the Richmond River Rats. A native of Central Indiana and a graduate of New Palestine High School, Mitch is looking forward to offering his pitching insights to aspiring players and helping them achieve their personal goals.

16U Head Coach Brandon Smalling

He graduated from Mooresville High School in 2012. He went on to play at Indiana University Southeast (IUS) during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. He transferred to Earlham College for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. During his two seasons with Earlham College, he received National recognition. He was HCAC Hitter of the Week and recognized as National Hitter of the Week in 2015. He was a First-Team HCAC All-Conference member in 2016. He graduated in December of 2016 with a BS in Psychology. The following season he served as a volunteer assistant coach and was able to learn from the most winningest coach in Earlham history. In 2017, as a volunteer coach, the team won its first conference championship in school history and went into the regional for the first time as well. He then played a year of Professional Independent Baseball and now will serve as the Indiana Twins 16U Head Coach.

16U Assistant Coach Ryan Parrott

Ryan was a graduate of the class of 2011 from Roncalli. He then went on to play at the collegiate level of at University of Indianapolis for two years and Olney Central College for one year. Ryan was a primary 3rd baseman as well as a catcher and 1st basemen. He is currently in school to get his Special Education Degree and hopes to pursue a teaching career as well as coaching. Ryan has been instructing children and high school players ever since graduating high school. During his college career, he helped out travel organizations throughout the summer as an assistant coach. Ryan is going on his 4th year coaching at Roncalli, helping the program win the state championship in 2016.  2018-2019 will be his second year coaching and instructing in the Twins organization.

16U Assistant Coach Dorian Holmes

15U Head Coach Dalton Carter

Dalton just recently finished a successful career at Earlham College. A Brownsburg High School Graduate (2013), Dalton has helped turn the Earlham Program around. Coming out of the bullpen for four years Dalton has been able to help the Quakers conquer many obstacles. During his Earlham career, he helped the Quakers to four consecutive winning seasons and helped win the Quakers first ever conference championship (2017) in program history. While at Brownsburg Dalton helped the bulldogs to three Consecutive sectional championships (2011-2013) coming out of the bullpen and as a starting pitcher, along with playing first and third base.
Dalton was a pitcher during his high school and college career and he brings work ethic, passion for the game, and a desire to teach players the game he has played for 20 years. Dalton is excited to join the Twins organization full time and get a chance to work with our players.

15U Assistant Coach Brennan Laird

He graduated from Olmsted Falls High School (OH) in 2012. He went on to play at University of Cincinnati during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. He transferred to Earlham College. During his three seasons with Earlham College, he recieved HCAC Hitter of the Week multiple times. He was also a multiple First-Team HCAC All-Conference member. He helped lead the Quakers to their first ever conference championship. Was voted to the starting lineup in the All-Star game of the Great Lakes league in the summer of 2016. Decided to forgo opportunities to play professionally to start coaching and giving hitting lesssons to athletes after graduation. He graduated in Spring of 2017 with a Business Degree.

14U Head Coach Caleb Rund

This is Caleb’s fourth year with the Indiana Twins Baseball Club.  However, he has coached an additional six years of youth baseball.  Caleb has been a teacher for almost 20 years in the Triton Central school system and has coached various sports during his tenure.  He is currently the Athletic Director at Triton Central Middle School.  Caleb resides in Shelby County with his wife and two children.

14U Assistant Coach BJ Woodall

BJ has been coaching in our organization for two years.  He previously coached five years of youth baseball before joining the Twins.  BJ is also currently a coach for the Whiteland Middle School Baseball Team. After thoroughly researching the organization and the coaching staff, BJ jumped at the opportunity to bring his son to the Indiana Twins Baseball Club.  BJ and is wife, Kasi, have three kids and currently live in Johnson County.

14U Assistant Coach Paul Rollings

This is Paul’s second year coaching in the Twins organization.  He has coached youth sports for the last 10 years. Paul made the decision to bring his son to the Twins after hearing what all the organization offers to its players.  He enjoys helping the boys get better at the great game of baseball. Paul went to Southport High School where he played multiple sports. Paul and his wife Amy have five kids and currently live in Johnson County.

14U Assistant Coach Toby Hennessy

This is Toby’s first year coaching for the Twins.  Toby graduated from Decatur Central High School and played on 2 Marion County championship teams as well as a sectional championship team.  Toby also played 4 years of college baseball at Marian University, starting at shortstop for 3 years.  Toby and his wife Brandy have a daughter JayCee (21) (plays on the Johnson University softball team), son Kobe (18) (played 2 seasons with the Twins and has been a 3 year starter at Mooresville High School), and son Judah (14) (playing in his 2nd season with the Twins). Toby now lives in Mooresville, where he teaches at the High School and coaches the JV baseball team.  He has been coaching baseball for the last 12 years.

13U Head Coach Coach Brady Rife

Brady is in his third season with the Indiana Twins, coaching the 13u and 14u teams and also assisting with hitting instruction for multiple age groups.  He has coached travel baseball for the past 8 years.  Brady graduated from Waldron High School where he played baseball and basketball earning all-conference distinction.  Brady went on to graduate from Wabash College and Indiana University Law School.  He currently lives just outside of Shelbyville, Indiana with his wife and 4 children (three of whom are Twins).

13U Assistant Coach Brooks Lear

This is my 2nd year as Assistant Coach with the Indiana Twins. I was previously a head coach with the Indiana Havoc Organization out of Terre Haute for 7 years. I graduated in 2000 from Northview High school in Brazil where I currently live with my beautiful wife Ashley and son Peyton. I played Baseball and Basketball in high school. Had an opportunity to play at the college level as a pitcher/1st baseman but chose to stay home and help run the family farm.

13U Assistant Coach Greg Meador

Greg compiled a 26-5 record, including 13-0 during his junior and senior seasons, before graduating from Mooresville High School in 1986. He was a member of the 1985 Gold Medal winning Junior Olympic team his junior year. After high school, Greg went on to pitch 2 seasons at Lincoln Trail Junior College in Robinson, Illinois. Greg has been married to his beautiful wife (Sheila) since 1990, has 2 sons (Bradley, Dylan), 2 dogs(Maddie, Jedi) and a cat (Shadow).

13U Head Coach Coach Trevor McDonald

Trevor had been running travel programs and leading youth organizations from Travel Coach to President of the leagues for over 15 years. Trevor Joined the Indiana Twins as head coach of 11U Twins in 2017 after seeing the organizations structure and commitment to youth development. He now begins his third year with the Twins as Head Coach of the 13U Twins. Trevor graduated from Carmel High School where he played  2nd base and outfield while batting 5th.

13U Assistant Coach Thomas Taylor

Thomas Taylor is in his 6th season coaching little league and Travel Ball. This is Thomas first year as an assistant with the Twins Organization. Originally from Lakeland, Florida, Thomas now resides in Martinsville with his wife Anna. They have a son Landon (13), and a daughter Madison (9). A 2002 graduate of George Jenkins High School, Thomas was an all-around athlete playing football, basketball, and his love Baseball. Thomas played 1st and catcher and batted 4th in the lineup. His baseball career was ended due to an injury suffered in football. Thomas joined the Twins after watching the professional style tryouts held by the Twins Organization.

Thomas has said that he’s never seen an Organization put some much time and effort into the player’s development as well into developing and investing into the Organization with the new team facility.

12U Head Coach Coach Chris Kerr

Chris is in his 3rd year with the Twins organization. Prior to moving to the Indiana Twins in 2016,  he was the Head Coach of the Indiana Jester’s for one season. He started coaching in the Brownsburg Little League organization and was Head Coach for one of the BBC teams for 2 years. He graduated from Scecina Memorial High School in Indianapolis, where he played both basketball and baseball.  After high school he attended Indiana University earning degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice. He currently lives in Brownsburg, Indiana with his wife (Anne) and their 2 children (Jackson & Avery). He works for Elements Financial as a sales manager in the mortgage department.

12U Assistant Coach Ron King

Ron is in 4th year of coaching with the Indiana Twins.  He was previously a coach with the Indiana Astros.  Prior to travel ball, Ron was a Coach/Board Member at Greenwood Little League for four years.  Ron grew up in Charlotte, NC and played baseball at Charlotte Catholic HS, where he pitched and played OF. Ron currently resides in Greenwood with his wife, Courtney, and two sons, Ethan and Owen.

12U Assistant Coach Ryan Martin

11U Head  Coach Mike Prickett

Mike is in his 4th season with the Indiana Twins.  Mike is an entrepreneur owning/operating several business models throughout Indiana.   A former high school Varsity Baseball coach, Mike was the Indianapolis Star Metro South Baseball Coach of the Year in 2001.  In 6 seasons as a travel baseball head coach, Mike has compiled a career record of 168 wins & 64 losses.  Mike resides in Shelby County with his wife & 3 kids.

11U Assistant Coach Bart Smith

Bart is in his 3rd year coaching for the Indiana Twins. Bart is a graduate of Vincennes University with a degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management, a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, and is in his 19th year as a Lieutenant on the Shelbyville Police Department..  Bart began coaching in the Shelby County Babe Ruth Rec league where his son Aiden began playing at 4yrs old.  At age 7, Aiden began playing travel ball where Bart coached the Shelby County Sliders for 2 years.  Bart also took part of that Sliders team, and coached the 7u and 8u Shelby County All-Star Team and lead the 8u team to win the 2016 Indiana State Championship All Star Tournament.  This was the youngest age for a Shelby County All-Star team to win the State Championship in the history of Shelby County.  Since then, part of that team merged with Coach Mike Prickett and the Indiana Twins. Bart has continued to assist in coaching with Coach Prickett, and is a licensed IHSAA Baseball Umpire and Basketball Official. Bart joined the Twins due to the amount of effort put in to player development, and the organization structure.

11U Assistant Coach Mike Risley

Mike brings a background as collegiate player and coach. He played 2 years at Olney Central Junior college, then transferred to IUPUI where he finished his collegiate career. After his senior year, he returned to Olney as an assistant coach (hitting/middle infield) for several years until he began my career as a firefighter. In November of 2017 he was injured on a fire, and in October of 2018, due to that injury, retired after 21 years of service. He now assists Mike Prickett and Bart Smith with the 11U  Twins and acts as infield instructor instructor for the organization.

11U Head Coach Coach Justin Bennett

11U Assistant Coach Wes Mantooth

Wes graduated from Cascade High School and completed his undergrad degree at Indiana State University.  Both of his sons have played for the Twins organization and he is bullish about promoting the inherent value of growth and development that the Twins provide to their players of all ages.  In addition to a career in insurance, Wes is also passionate about serving on the board of an Indiana-based child advocacy center, Susie’s Place.

10U Head Coach Coach Jason Clymore

Jason is the founder, lead hitting instructor and 10u head coach for the Indiana Twins.  Jason instructs all Twins players in hitting during Twins Camp.  Jason is also a former travel baseball director in the Edgewood Bulldogs program and was the co-founder of the Indiana Irish Baseball and Softball Club where he was Vice President from 2007-2010. 

Jason graduated from Perry Meridian High School in 1993. He played on the 1991 Semi-State team at Perry Meridian and the Sectional Championship team in 1992. Jason was also selected to the All-Conference (CSAC) and All-County (Marion) teams in 1993. He played one year of college baseball at the University of Indianapolis in 1994.

Jason’s coaching resume includes:

Edgewood Bulldogs – 2003 – 2006
Perry Meridian Middle School 8th Grade – 2005
Indiana Irish – 2007 – 2010
Indiana Twins – 2012 – Present

Jason has coached over 700 travel baseball games since starting in 2003.  He began giving hitting lessons back in 2007 and has since worked with over 500 players to help them become better hitters.  Jason’s success as a coach and instructor comes from an unrivaled passion for the game, an unlimited desire to learn more about it everyday and the great fortune to have worked with a lot of kids with good character and good work ethics.

On Valentine’s Day of 2009, Jason and Jennifer, his wife and high school sweetheart, had DJ (boy) and Karsyn (girl).  Obviously a set of twins, they were the inspiration for the Indiana Twins’ name.    

10U Assistant Coach Austin Alte

10U Assistant Coach Mike Ardizzone

Mike Graduated from Roncalli High School in 1998.  He played second and third base for the Rebels and earned all city honors twice.  He was also a 4 year varsity wrestler earning all-metro honors and wrestling for University of Indianapolis after high school.  Mike has coached wrestling from youth through high school for several years.  He is in his second year as an assistant for the Twins and specializes with infield and hitting for the 10U.  He has been a firefighter for Wayne Township for the past 16 years.  Mike and his wife, Megan, have an 8 year old daughter, Alina and 10 year old son, Giovani.

10U Assistant Coach Eric Schoch

Eric Schoch is in his first year coaching with the Twins.  Eric is a 1996 graduate of South Adams High School, in Berne, Indiana.  During his prep career, Eric played football, basketball, and ran track.  Eric continued his football career at the collegiate level at Saint Joseph’s College.  While with the Pumas, he played wide-receiver and special teams.  In 2000, Eric began his teaching career.  Over the past 19 years, Eric has been a teacher and coach in Decatur Township Schools.  From 2000 to 2013, Eric spent 12 years coaching at Decatur Middle School and Decatur Central High School for football and track and field.  Eric resides on the Southside of Indianapolis and has been married for 17 years to wife Erin.  The couple has a daughter, Lilly, and son, Jackson.  The past few years, Eric has been coaching youth sports teams on which his son Jackson has played.  He looks forward to getting the opportunity to continue to share his passion for athletics and the growth of young athletes.

Ryan graduated from Columbus North High School in 1990 and Indiana State University in 1995.  Ryan played football and baseball while in high school and played baseball at Indiana State University.    Ryan was an assistant varsity coach for Columbus North High school from 1995-1999 and has been involved in youth coaching (multiple sports) for many years.

Ryan is in his first year of coaching for the Indiana Twins.   Ryan resides in Columbus with his wife Lori and sons Drew (21), Chad (18), Carson (13) Isaac (7) and daughter Gabby (15).

9U Assistant Coach Eric Farley

Eric attended Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis where he was a 4 year starter, first team all county, and North-South All Star. He went on to to attend Indiana University where he was a two year varsity letter winner  playing for Bob Morgan.

Eric now works as a Wealth Manager for TIAA, and resides with his wife and two children in Plainfield, Indiana.
Eric has been providing individual private catching instruction for the past six years. He currently is an assistant coach for the 9u Twins, and coaches youth football in the fall.

8U Head Coach Ryan Hoover

Ryan attended Morristown high school where he played baseball, basketball and soccer. He was a 4 year varsity starter in baseball and was named second team all state as a junior and was a 3 time all conference winner (Mid-Hoosier Conference) and 2 time all county selection (Shelby County). Ryan’s junior year at Morristown he was second in the state in batting average (.619) and had a career batting average of .503. He played travel baseball for 6 years. After high school he played one year at Vincennes University. Ryan was a utility player in high school but when he played travel he was a middle infielder.

He has coached coached softball and baseball for the last 3 years. He has been coaching a 7 and 8 year old Rec baseball team and helped coach a middle school softball team. He has also been the head coach of a 12 year old softball team.

8U Assistant Coach Tim LeMasters