COACHES

All coaches are 100% committed and passionate about teaching the fundamentals of the game of baseball.  They are not only great at what they do but they do it in a positive and fun way that fosters the kids developing a love for the game.  

Head Coach: Ricardo Lizcano, ex-professional player, utility player that understands how to teach all aspects of the game.  He believes teaching the kids to compete every play and have fun, along with learning fundamental skills are important aspects of teaching the game.

Coach:  Damian Rolls, former Rays player

Coach:  Luis Hurtado, a current minor league manager for Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching Coach: Victor Beriguete

Coach Victor signed with the New York Yankees in 2008, and played for them in the minor leagues for 6 years. He was the team closer for four years, making the all-star team his last year. Victor played professional baseball until the summer of 2017. He has trained athletes, from kids to AA pro players, for 8 years in the off season. He has trained with legendary pitching coach Orlando Chinea. Victor takes pride in teaching fundamentals, being great with kids and making baseball fun.

Program Director /  Dwayne Thornton

Dwayne has a lifetime of experience playing, coaching and teaching baseball. He has coached T-ball up to high school, as an infield, outfield and hitting instructor. Dwayne has been a hitting instructor for 25+ years. For the past 20 years, Dwayne has been a scout for one of the country’s top high school baseball programs, Venice High School. Dwayne has studied hitting his entire life and worked with and learned from some of the games top hitting instructors. Dwayne believes teaching kids the fundamentals of the game at a young age, making baseball fun and positive, and providing a balanced approach is vital to young players developing skills, learning from failures, becoming positive teammates and good sports – Invaluable life lessons that

 

Vice President  and Athletic Trainer: Eileen Thornton

A former softball player with an extensive background in exercise physiology and group fitness training, Coach Eileen loves developing player fitness and supporting Burn business operations. Our teams’ energy and enthusiasm is umatched anywhere!