Coaching Staff

Travis Coleman - Owner/Instructor

Travis Coleman is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana attending St. Augustine High School.
He has built a reputation as one of the leading professional baseball and athletic
development instructors in the country. He is a former 4-year college baseball player for
Auburn University and was the team captain in 2007. Travis was the Associate Scout for
the Los Angeles Dodgers for Mississippi and Alabama from 2012-2014. In 2015, he serves
as the Midwest Region Scouting Supervisor for the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau.
Travis is currently serving as the Southern Scouting Supervisor for the Houston Astros. He
also serves as the Southeast Regional Director for USA baseball and is on the East Coast Pro
selection committee. Travis is the Co-Owner of The Prospect Lab (TPL), one of the nation’s
leading high school level summer and fall baseball programs. As founder and CEO of Pro
Elite Sports Academy, Travis has over 12 years of player development experience and has
built an impressive list of clients including some of the top young prospects in baseball

Jeremy Brown - Hitting/Catching Instructor

Jeremy Brown is a graduate of Hueytown High School in Hueytown, Alabama. He played for
the University of Alabama baseball team from 1999-2002. At Alabama, he won the Johnny
Bench Award as the nation’s top collegiate catcher. Jeremy was selected in the 2002 MLB
Draft in the 1 st round (35 th selection) by the Oakland Athletics. He is most remembered for a
game in 2002 where he, planning for a triple, slipped and fell on first base, and while
scrambling to get back to the base, was notified that he, in fact, hit a home run. The home run
was reenacted in the film Moneyball.

Ryan Garrett - Hitting/Catching Instructor

Ryan Garrett is a former catcher for the Lawson State CC baseball team. Ryan is one of the
first captains of Gulf Coast Pro Elite teams before it became TPL. He is currently a student
at Jeff State working towards a degree in exercise and nutrition science with a
concentration in nutrition and wellness/dietetics.

Mike Battle - Hitting/Infield Instructor

Mike Battle is a graduate of Hueytown High School and had a great high school baseball
career for the Hueytown High School baseball team. Mike also played shortstop and pitched
for Snead State JC. He is currently playing shortstop for Falkner University and is looking to
finish his degree in Kinesiology and a Minor in Exercise Science. Mike was also one of the
first captains for Gulf Coast Pro Elite.

Logan Nix - Hitting/Defense Instructor

Logan Nix is a graduate of Walker High School in Jasper, Alabama and lettered 5 years in
baseball. Logan attended Marion Military Institute where he was a 2-year starter for the
baseball team and graduating with an Associates of Science. Logan is currently playing
baseball for Auburn University of Montgomery (AUM) and majoring in Exercise Science Pre
PT. Logan is one of the original members of Gulf Coast Pro Elite team and former team

Josh Kervin - Hitting Instructor

Josh Kervin is a graduate of Shelby Academy where he played baseball and won a state
championship there. Josh attended the University of Montevallo where he received a
Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology.

Thomas Lowery - Pitching Instructor

Thomas Lowery is a graduate of Pelham High School in Pelham, Alabama. Thomas played
for baseball for the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) from 2014-2017. Thomas
is one the most historic pitchers in UAB history. Ranks second in career relief appearances
(73) and saves (17), third in wins (19), ERA (3.37), and pitching appearances (88), fourth
in strikeouts (210), and ninth in innings pitched (232.1). He also ranks 15th in Conference
USA history for career appearances. Thomas was an undrafted free agent with the Houston

Josh Cagle - Pitching Instructor

Josh Cagle graduated from Tuscaloosa Academy in 2008. Josh pitched for Stillman College
from 2009-2012 winning 3 SIAC conference championships and he was conference pitcher
of the year twice during his tenure there. In 2013, Josh became the pitching coach at
Stillman where they won another SIAC championship and also coaching the conference
starting pitcher of the year and the conference relief pitcher of the year. From 2014-2017,

Josh was the pitching coach at Lawson State CC in that time he coached 6 Division I
pitchers, 3 All-Conference pitchers, and 1 All-Region pitcher. During his time at Lawson
State they set records in Wins, ERA, and strikeouts.

Andrew Morris - Pitching Instructor

Andrew Morris is a graduate of Prattville High School in Prattville, Alabama. Andrew went
on to play baseball at Gulf Coast CC under Coach Mike Kandler. Andrew was drafted in the
16th round of the 2010 MLB Draft and the 44th round of the 2009 MLB Draft, both by
Milwaukee Brewers. He was the Panhandle Conference pitcher of the year in 2009 and
2010, Florida JUCO pitcher of the year in 2010, JUCO All American in 2009 and 2010. He
went 22-2 with a 3.32 ERA and 237 strikeouts during his two-year stint. He also started
game 1 for JUCO Team USA in Europe against the Netherlands. Andrew played his junior
year at Auburn University where he appeared in 13 games and recorded a 2-4 record. He
finished his college career at Auburn University of Montgomery where he appeared in 18
games and recorded a 5-4 record. He also received a degree in Business Management there.
Andrew played one season of independent pro ball with the Traverse City Beach Bums in
Travers City, MI.

Josh Moore - Pitching/Hitting Instructor

Josh Moore graduated from Jess Lanier High School in Bessemer, Alabama. Josh played
baseball for Lawson State CC in 2007. He continued his baseball career at Miles College
from 2008-2011 where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Business
Administration. Josh has coached middle school baseball and football for Bessemer City
Middle School from 2013-2017. He is currently the Communications Director for The
Prospect Lab (TPL).

Geno Reasor - Athletic Performance/Personal Trainer

Geno Reasor is the strength coach for the TPL Birmingham area. He is a certified speed
agility and personal trainer. Geno graduated from the University of Montevallo. He has over
20 years of experience and a past client list that includes NFL players like Marcel Darius,
Mark Ingram, and Trent Richardson. He is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

Raphael Trinidad - Athletic Performance/Personal Trainer

Raphael Trinidad is from New Orleans, Louisiana and moved to Alabama after Hurricane
Katrina. He is a graduate of Homewood High School in 2012 and attended Shelton State CC
where he studied Kinesiology. He also attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham
(UAB). Raphael is currently a Health coach and personal trainer at the Shades Valley YMCA.

Colby Green - Hitting/Defense Instructor

Colby Green graduated from Shelby County High School where he lead his team to the 2008
state championship.  He went on to be a 2 time All-Conference shortstop at Southern Union
Junior College.  He went on the sign with Francis Marion University and was an all-conference
player his senior season.