ABOUT THE COACHES
Coach Darrion Siler
A John Carroll alumnus from the Class of 2001, Siler returned to his alma mater in 2016 and has quickly become an integral part of the school community and currently the Head Varsity Coach. Before returning to JC, Coach Siler played baseball in Belgium and Portugal, and has coached extensively in Europe, serving as a Portuguese National Team Assistant Coach and Academy Development Coach. While in Europe he coached several club teams to European Cup Qualifiers and International Tournaments in Belgium, France, Czech Republic, Spain, Germany and Italy. He has also been a keynote speaker at coaches’ clinics for ISG and MLB International, and was selected to an EBCA program where he interned at UCONN Baseball in 2013. Since returning from Europe, he served as Director of Operations at Extra Innings Baltimore and has worked with the Blue Chips Baseball program. Coach Siler also continues to work extensively with Caliendo Sports International where he works to develop talent and coaches throughout the globe by combining baseball and cultural immersion. He has recently traveled to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Japan, and Italy helping coaches and players around the world using the insights he has found as a true student of the game.
Coach Bill Goudy
Coach Goudy has long been a luminary in the local baseball community, and has come to national fame through becoming the ONLY coach in USA Baseball history to take two teams to Gold Medal victories. Coach Bill is a founding member of Blue Chips Baseball Club, and is a US Elite Baseball coach. He dedicates himself to helping players develop Coach Bill also is part owner/operator at Absolute Sports Performance, a center dedicated to player development through technology and metrics assessments along with skill development. You can see Coach Bill directing traffic on the bases as our 3rd base coach.
Coach Ben Pierce
Coach Ben Pierce is JC Patriots Baseball Varsity Pitching Coach, and has helped make the Patriots' staff one of the best in the MIAA. Coach Ben has worked for years with Blue Chips Baseball and has many years of professional pitching experience in multiple Major League organizations. He is one of the areas most sought after pitching coaches, and works tirelessly to keep his staff healthy and highly competitive. He now coaches with US Elite in the summer. Coach Ben continues to help his pitchers grow as young men and athletes!
Coach Mike Ryan
Coach Mike Ryan has been with JC Patriots Baseball for many years, serving as Bench Coach and Mental Coach. He is father to two JC Patriots Baseball Alum and is dedicated to the development of his athletes. Coach Mike is known for his hitting drills and penchant for peanuts. You can often find Coach Mike keeping score for the Patriots Baseball squad and keeping the dugout focused.
Coach Andrew Sacks
Coach Andrew Sacks returned to his Alma Mater after establishing a reputation as the areas best Strength and Conditioning Coach. He has dedicated himself to helping athletes get bigger, faster and stronger and has founded Prime Sports Performance. Since graduating from JC in '04, Coach Sacks played D1 & D3 baseball, and continues to help keep JC Patriots Baseball athletes strong. You can catch Coach Sacks in the weight room or keeping the Bullpen ready to close out a game.
Coach Matt Lozinak
Coach "Loz" returns to JC Patriots baseball as the catching coach. Coach Loz is a graduate of the class of 2016, and was a 4-year varsity player and catcher for the Patriots. We are happy to have him come back and share his knowledge with the team!
Coaches Butler & KJ
Program development coaches Brendan Butler and KJ Hockaday, both members of the John Carroll class of 2011, are involved in helping your JC Patriots Baseball talent develop. Both had incredibly successful careers as Patriots and we are honored to have them involved with the Program.