All of our coaches are required to attend professional development opportunities. They are certified coaches who are licensed and trained. We work directly with the Positive Coaching Alliance to insure quality instruction and youth development skills. (PCA: https://www.positivecoach.org/chapters/portland/)
Eric Bennett - Executive Director
- Coach Bennett has coached within the Eastside baseball community for over 20 years. He has instructed at all levels from Tball to 19U teams. He is serving in his ninth year as head coach at Madison High School. He has a vision to build the quality of play and the number of ball players by providing improved baseball programming for the Eastside baseball community. He played 3 years of Division 1 Baseball at the University of San Diego. He played 2 seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies Baseball Organization. He served as a pitching and catching coach at the San Diego School of Baseball. He starting his coaching career as a pitching coach at San Diego Community College. Moving to Portland, He spent numerous years instructing local area youth and coaching in the PIL at Benson and Lincoln. He spent a season as a Madison Varsity Assistant before taking the helm.. He teaches 5th grade at Rose City Park Elementary School and spends time nurturing the programs and players of east Portland Baseball. He is a member of the Association for Professional Ballplayers of America, the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association, and the American Baseball Coaches Association.
Contact Coach: 503-473-5989 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org