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Diamond Dynamics Instructors

At Diamond Dynamics we have a great group of instructors available for lessons and coaching! Please read below to learn more and you’ll find links to reach out directly for scheduling. We’ll continue to update as we grow our list of instructors.

Michelle Gardner – Michelle pitched at the University of Michigan where she was selected as the Big Ten Player of the Year and earned First Team All-Region accolades. Michelle’s coaching career began at Bowling Green State as an assistant coach, followed by assistant coaching positions at Florida State and Arizona State. In 2002, Michelle became head coach at the University of Nevada where Michelle’s teams reached 2 NCAA Regionals and in 2008 she was named the WAC Coach of the Year. After her time at Nevada, Michelle and her family relocated to Bloomington where she served as the head coach of the Indiana University softball program for nine years. Michelle focuses on softball hitting and pitching.…/

Nolan Rogers – Nolan grew up in Smithville playing baseball, and at age 14 he was a selected as member of Team USA. He attended Bloomington South for high school where he was a two-time all-state selection and currently holds the all-time hits record for a career. He later attended Vanderbilt University where he was a member of a 2014 national championship team and a 2015 national runner up team. Nolan focuses on baseball hitting and fielding for all ages.

Clay Eason – Clay is a native of Dunn, North Carolina. He was the Regional 4A player of the year at Triton High School in 1993. He then played two years at Emmanuel College in Georgia where he starred as a starting pitcher and shortstop. His #9 jersey was retired in 2002. After Emmanuel, he transferred to North Carolina State University where he was First Team All-ACC and First-Team All American in 1997. The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Eason in the 1997 June draft and he played the next three seasons in the Phillies organization while also spending time within the White Sox organization. He then moved into the college coaching ranks at Furman University, North Carolina State University, and Indiana University. He served in roles including head assistant coach, pitching coach, and recruiting coordinator. Clay will work with baseball pitchers of all ages but focuses on middle and high school pitchers.

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