Coaches

Mark Klein – Owner/Head coach 

Cell: 832-316-1388

Email: mizunobaseballusa@yahoo.com

MLB scout for Seattle Mariners for 6 years MLB Cleveland Indians for past 4 years. Coached at Bellaire H.S. and Cy-Ranch H.S. Varsity Summer league.Has coached youth and college baseball for 28 years.  Mark is the heart and soul of Mizuno Baseball.  His demeanor on and off the field is the essence of what a great program is all about.

16u/17u Texas and National Teams

 

Shelby Thomas – Coach

Cell: 281-221-1079

Head varsity coach of the Northland Falcons. Played college ball as a RHP at University of Texas-Pan American 1993-1995-played minor league baseball for the Harlingen White Wings 1996-1999. He has been coaching youthand college baseball since 1999. He has put numerous players into college and pros that are playing to this day.

16u/17u Texas and National Teams

 

Jarrel Smitherman – Manager/Coach

Cell: 281-701-0882

Director of East Texas Mizuno Academy in Dallas, TX

Prior to pitching in the minor leagues, Jarrel attended McClendon Junior College and DBU. He is currently the pitching and hitting coach for the 16-17u Mizuno Baseball Usa National Team.

16u/17 Texas and National Teams

 

Harry Duffey – Manager/Coach

Google: 713-581-4478

Email: harry@networktouch.com

Rice University 1991-1992, San Jacinto Junior College 1989-1990. Played on two national championship teams at San Jacinto.  Understands what it takes to be a successful baseball player. Has coached at all levels from little league through High School and at collegiate camps.  Played for the legendary Wayne Graham for 3 years.  Harry has invaluable experience to share with players in all aspects of the game.  Expertise is outfield and hitting.

14u National Team

11u Elite Texas

Devon Brewer – Coach

Cell: 713-501-5052

Email: djbrew21@yahoo.com

Mary Harin Baylor College.  Devon is a great coach and the boys respond to him.  His positive reinforcement on the boys is invaluable and the results are obvious.  Devon’s specialty is pitching/catching and hitting.  Devon is available for private instruction.

14u National Team

 

Peter Zografos – Manager/Coach

Cell: 713-304-5130

Email: pzografos@farmersagent.com

University of Houston Football letterman.  Played football and baseball through high school.  Peter knows the mental aspect of sports in both football and baseball.  Even though each sport is unique in it’s own way, Peter is able to communicate the mental toughness that it requires to compete at a high level.

11u Elite Texas