Staff

Staff

Darin Gorski grew up in Pennsylvania and was drafted in the 7th round by the New York Mets in 2009. He was promoted in 2013 and then moved to the Washington Nationals as a free agent; assigned to Triple-A Syracuse.

Mike Huller was a Maryland all state player in HS who played locally at George Mason University before being drafted by the San Francisco Giants where he won championships at two different levels in pro ball. Besides playing professionally, Huller has coached HS Baseball for two separate teams over the years.

Douglas Arguello was signed by the Houston Astros at age 17 in 2002 and played in the Venezuelan Astros Summer League team. He moved up to play in the United States in 2003 for the beginning of his 13 year professional career. Arguello was also named to the Nicaraguan National Team.

Nelson Santiago is a collegiate player from Puerto Rico who played for Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico and he also excelled as an amateur from 2000 to 2004, Baseball Doble A (AA) teams Juana Diaz and Orocovis; and Coliceba (AAA) teams Maunabo (2001 Champions of PR) and Villalba.

James Adair is the Regional Performance Director for Power Train, which serves as the best-in-class individualized, results-driven sports performance and fitness training. Power Train attracts hundreds of top professional athletes from the NFL, NHL, NBA and the MLB. James and the Power Train model serve as the platform for strength training curricula at the pitching academy.

Zach Newell played D1 Baseball for the College of William & Mary where he also graduated with a Master’s Degree in Analytics. Coach Newell is well versed on applied mathematics, computing technologies and communicating with impact. He will be combining his advanced analytic methodologies within the context of business & baseball management, while helping our pitching staff make progressive changes for each academy member.

Seth Blee is a Clinic Director for Physical Therapy with Inova. He graduated from Columbia University with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy & completed his transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Arizona Health Science’s AT Still University. He’s certified in Sportsmetrics for injury prevention, trigger point dry needling, and blood flow restriction therapy. He’s been a key note speaker for both radio shows and/or podcasts on arm care, injury prevention, & game day treatment. In addition to his clinical hours, teaching and residency hours, he also joined the medical staff of the Washington Nationals as their team physical therapist in 2016.

Christian Binford is a Hagerstown native who was selected by Royals in the the 2011 Draft. He was an all-star in 2013 & selected to pitch in the 2014 Futures Game.  He signed with the Orioles in 2017 and was recently traded to the Tigers farm system where he currently plays.

Travis McQueen was a standout from Cosby High School in Richmond who played in the Big South for Radford University.  After his collegiate career, he signed a contract to play in the United Shore Professional Baseball League (USPBL). He’s training out of the academy himself while also giving lessons to players and teams.