Jeff Stout 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.