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The Ultimate Baseball Experience


Baseball Instructors

Joe Loria

- 21 years coaching at the high school level
    De La Salle: 1999-2010 (Two State Titles)
    Royal Oak Dondero: 1998
    St. Clement High School: 1993-1997
    Immaculate Conception High School: 1987-1989

 - Pitched for the University of Detroit Mercy Titans in  1983 and 1984

 - Pitched for the Jacksonville State University Gamecocks from 1985-1987

Currently Joe is coaching the MBC Muckdogs 17u, 15u, and 13u teams. Joe was a Varsity Pitching Coach/Assistant Coach during his time at the High School Level. He has instructed/coached over 40 college or All-State High School players such as Alex Avila (University of Alabama; drafted by Detroit Tigers in the 5th Round of the 2008 Draft) and Nicolas Buss (University of Southern California; drafted by Los Angeles Dodgers in the 8th Round of the 2008 Draft).

As a player Joe was a pitcher on the 1981 Class A State Championship team at Bishop Gallagher and also led them to two Detroit Catholic League titles in ’80 and ’82. In college at Jacksonville State University, Joe recorded a team-best 1.89 ERA, going 6-0 with 52 strikeouts and only 10 earned runs in his 1986 season. At Jacksonville State University, Joe pitched on the same staff as former Detroit Tiger’s closer Todd Jones.

Softball Instructors

Cory DeLamielleure

Central Michigan University (MAC Championship 2013)

Regina High School (State Champ in 2007)