Coach Gilbert played baseball at Providence Christian Academy for two years and two years of Varsity at Tucker High School, where he led Dekalb County in fielding percentage. After high school he spent four years working inside the home clubhouse for the Atlanta Braves as a batboy and clubhouse attendant. When he’s not on the diamond, he’s usually playing golf or watching the Braves play.
Coach Stringer graduated from Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, OH in 1990. He was a four year Varsity baseball letterman, and was peer-elected team captain his senior year. He was named first team All-Conference two years, and his batting average put him in the conference’s top ten three years in a row. Phil has spent over 30 years in strength and conditioning, with the last 10 years working as a Level 1 and Level 2 Crossfit Coach. He specializes in training athletes between the ages of 8-18, emphasizing good technique and functional movement patterns to build fast, strong, and safe athletes. His motto is “hard work will take you where you want to go.”
Coach Bartlewski is a native of Decatur, GA and grew up playing baseball at Medlock Park. He attended Druid Hills High School, where he played Varsity baseball for four years. After attending Oglethorpe University for three years, he recently finished up his Senior season at Piedmont College. During his time at Oglethorpe he was named an SAA All-Conference Relief Pitcher and First Baseman. He finished his season at Piedmont as a .370 hitter and earned USA South first team All-Conference honors there as a Second Baseman. When he’s not coaching, he spends the majority of his free time on the golf course.