Player Spotlight

Meet #44, D.W. Joyner!

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What do you like to do for fun?   Play baseball.

If you could be an animal, what would you be and why?   A goat because they are funny. 

Where would you go for your dream vacation?  The Coral Reef to snorkel.

What do you want to do when you grow up?  Play baseball.

What is your nickname?  Little Man.

What is your favorite food?  Ice cream.

What do you like most about playing baseball?  Playing the game and being with my friends.  

What is your favorite baseball team?  The Cubs.

What makes you laugh?  My little brother.

Name one awesome thing about you?  I have a lot of energy.

Day or night?  Day

Leader or follower?  Leader

Chocolate or chips? Chocolate

Dog or cat?  Dog

Xbox or Playstation?  Playstation

Basketball or football?  Basketball

Milk or water?  Water

Hitting the ball or making the out?  Making an out.

Beach or mountains?  Beach 

Coach Spotlight

Meet Coach Rob

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Who is your favorite sports figure?  Robbie Johnston

What is the best part about coaching? Seeing the kids get better. 

Best sports movie?  Hoosiers

What one word describes you?  Funny

What is your favorite food?  Seafood

As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?  Policeman

What do you say the most to your players?  Breathe, so they will relax.

What is your favorite baseball team?  Atlanta Braves

Name one awesome thing about you.  (Coach Rob left this blank so I turned to his wife for an answer)   He calms and soothes wild emotions and injured pride.

What makes you laugh?  Most things.

What do you worry about?  Being a good parent. 

Day or night?  Both if I am having fun.

Summer or winter?  Summer

Milk or water?  Water

Chocolate or chips?  Chocolate

Dog or cat?  Dog

Beach or mountains?  Like both but love fishing in the ocean.

Coach Spotlight

Meet Coach Ryan

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Who is your favorite sports figure?  Juan Pierre

What is the best part about coaching? Smiles on the kids’ faces when they do something good. 

What is your favorite sports movie?  Radio

What one word describes you?  Quiet

What is your favorite food?  Pepperoni & jalapeño pizza

As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?  Lotto winner

What do you say the most to your players?  Use two hands when you catch a baseball.

What is your favorite baseball team?  Atlanta Braves

Name one awesome thing about you.  I’m a history nerd.

What makes you laugh?  Epic fail videos.

What do you worry about?  What’s for dinner?

Day or night?  Night

Summer or winter?  Summer

Milk or water?  Milk

Chocolate or chips?  Chocolate

Dog or cat?  Dog

Beach or mountains?  Beach 

Coach Spotlight

Meet Coach Grant!

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Who is your favorite sports figure?  Dean Smith.

What is the best part about coaching?  Making a difference.

What is your favorite sports movie?  Days of Thunder

What one word describes you?  Jolly.

What is your favorite food?  Meat.

As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?  Become a fireman.

What do you say the most to your players?  “Drop and give me five.”

What is your favorite baseball team?  Duh … the Rampage. 

Name one awesome thing about you.  I can pick up things with my toes.

What makes you laugh?  Funny movies.

What do you worry about?  Very little.

Day or night?  Day

Summer or winter?  Summer

Milk or water?  Ice cold milk

Chocolate or chips?  Chips

Dog or cat?  Dog

Beach or mountains?  Beach 

Coach Spotlight

Meet Coach Wayne

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Who is your favorite sports figure?  Derek Jeter

What is the best part about coaching?  Teaching the kids.

What one word describes you?  Funny. 

What is your favorite food?  Steak. 

What is your favorite sports movie?  The Sandlot

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?  Wildlife officer or Navy Seal

What makes you laugh?  Coach Rob

What is your favorite baseball team?  Washington Nationals

What do you worry about?  My children.

Name one awesome thing about you.  One eye is half brown, half blue. 

What do you say the most to your players?  Play hard.

Day or night?  Night

Summer or winter?  Winter

Milk or water?  Milk

Chocolate or chips?  Chocolate

Dog or cat?  Both.

Beach or mountains?  Both.  

Player Spotlight

Meet #1, N. Pearce

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What do you like to do for fun?  I like to play baseball and basketball.

If you could be an animal, what would you be and why?  I would want to be a mole hog because they don’t get hurt a lot since they’re underground. 

Where would you go for your dream vacation?  Death Valley National Park

What do you want to be when you grow up?  A scientist.

What is your nickname?  Everyone calls me Nick.

What do you worry about?  Hmmmm.  I worry about getting hit playing baseball.

What is your favorite food?  I have a lot but shrimp is my number one.

What do you like most about playing baseball?  Catching pop flys and getting to play with my friends. 

What is your favorite baseball team?  The Brewers. 

What makes you laugh?  Softly tickling my foot.

Name one awesome thing about you?  I can wiggle my ears.

Day or night?  Day

Leader or follower?  Leader

Chocolate or chips?  Chocolate chips!!

Dog or cat?  Dog

Xbox or Playstation?  Xbox

Basketball or football?  Basketball

Milk or water?  Water

Hitting the ball or making an out?  Making an out.  Everyone is proud of you when you make an out.  

Beach or mountains?  Beach because I’ve never been to the mountains.

Player Spotlight

Meet #18, K. McCargo

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What do you like to do for fun?  I love to play the Wii, go-kart riding, shooting BB guns and most of all backyard baseball.  

If you could be an animal, what would you be and why?  I would be a cheetah because I love to run fast and nothing wants to eat me.  

Where would you go for your dream vacation?  My dream vacation would be Universal Studios or the mountains because it’s so much fun. 

What do you want to do when you grow up?  I would like to be doctor. 

What is your nickname?  I don’t have a nickname but sometimes my Nanny calls me her sugar pudding.  

What is your favorite food?  Pizza and my mother’s pot roast. 

What do you like most about playing baseball?  I don’t have one favorite thing about baseball. I just like the game. I really enjoy throwing and hitting the baseball very hard.

What is your favorite baseball team?  I think my favorite team is the Orioles because they have a cool logo. 

Name one awesome thing about you.  Fun is the name of my game.

Day or night?  Day

Leader or follower?  Leader

Chocolate or chips?  Chocolate

Dog or cat?  Dog

Xbox or Playstation?  Xbox

Milk or water? Water over milk any day

Hitting the ball or making an out?  Hitting

Beach or mountains?  Mountains