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Our Instructors

Brian Bent

Brian Bent

President
Lesson Types: Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Infield
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Brian works with players of all ages to strengthen and develop their mental and physical skills in the game of baseball. Brian attended Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore City where he played 4 years of varsity baseball. He was named 1st team all metro in 2003 and played in the 2003 Crown All Star Game held at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Brian played for Team Maryland in 2003, traveling to Oklahoma to play among the among the countries best prospects. He went on to play two years of college baseball at Delaware Tech and Catonsville Community College where he was twice named 2nd Team All Region. In 2005, Brian was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles.

E-mail: bbent@baltimorepbt.com
Phone: (443) 250-5712

David Byroade

David E. Byroade

Lesson Types: Pitching
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Dave works primarily with pitchers of all ages specializing in the basic fundamentals and mechanics of successful pitching.

Dave is from Western Pennsylvania and played in the infamous AAABA tournament in Johnstown, PA. His summer league was primarily a college level league and he competed at age 15 years old. Prior to playing college baseball, Dave was a two sport athlete in high school (Baseball and Basketball). After high school, he attended Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh and recorded the school’s first no hitter.

In 1969, he signed a professional baseball contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. He spent several years in their minor league system. During his professional career,he was instructed by some of baseball’s most renowned pitching coaches. He made several appearances with the Major League club during spring training.

Dave brings value and experience, his instructional plan is built for any pitcher including the little leaguer who wants to gain a sound mechanical foundation to the high school/college player whose goal is to become a professional prospect. Dave’s plan stresses the pitchers development and includes: proper mechanics, the importance of achieving a downward plane on each pitch, and finishing the pitch.Other areas of concentration will include; pitching grips, foot work, conditioning,pitching strategy and basic pick off moves.The plan also includes simple drills that don’t require the student to actually throw a ball, but to consistently work on basic mechanics to further enhance their development.

E-mail: dbyroade@baltimorepbt.com

Jonathan Lucido

Lesson Types: Hitting, Infield
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“Jonathan “J.J.” Lucido is Maryland Native and played baseball starting at the age of three.  By the age of seven, he began playing travel ball as he progressed toward High School Baseball. Lucido attended St. Paul’s School in Brooklandville, Maryland.  During his tenure there Lucido earned four Varsity Letters, was named Team Captain, and was tabbed an MIAA All-Conference selection.  After earning his High School Degree, J.J. went on to become a Student-Athlete for the Gettysburg College Bullets.  Lucido helped lead the bullets to playoffs three out of his four seasons and was also named Team Captain during his Senior Campaign.  He has had the privilege of playing for some of the best coaches Maryland has to offer and believes in an intentional balance between the mental and physical demands of the game.  His personal and coaching philosophy is Process-Driven.   With hard work and dedication towards developing your individual game, he believes the results will naturally follow.”

E-mail: jlucdio@baltimorepbt.com

 

Conner Thompson

Conner Thompson

Lesson Types: Pitching
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Conner has always been around professional instruction. He grew up learning the game from World Series champion Steve Lombardozzi Sr. He went to Reservoir High School where he was a 4 year starter, playing 1st Base and Pitcher. After high school, Conner went on to pitch at Lynchburg College. During his years there the team was consistently ranked in the top 25 in the country as well as having the top ERA as a team in 2009. Conner was named to the All-ODAC, All-State, and All-Region teams during his years at Lynchburg College. Conner also played on the Haymarket Senators of the Valley League and the Forest City Owls of the Coastal Plains league. The Forest City Owls teams was 51-9 winning the Coastal Plain Championship and voted the #1 team in the country that year. At Lynchburg College, Conner’s record was 16-10 with a 3.85 ERA, through 208.2 innings pitched. After college, Conner moved on to coaching and private lessons in Virginia, Washington DC, and Southern MD. Conner recently moved back to the area and is ready to start developing the skills of players of all ages and skill levels.
E-mail: cthompson@baltimorepbt.com

Ryan Lindemuth

Lesson Types: Hitting, Infield
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Ryan is from Northern Virginia and played college baseball at William & Mary. He was a four year starter for the Tribe at SS, 3B, and 2B. A two- time Captain and three-time All Conference infielder, Ryan helped lead the W&M to its first NCAA Tournament victory as they reached the Raleigh Regional final in 2013. In the W&M career record books, Ryan is first in runs scored, first in hit by pitch, and third in hits. He held a career batting average of .323, and set the record for consecutive starts with over 200. Ryan was drafted in 2013 by the Pittsburgh Pirates, but elected to return to school for his senior year. In 2014, he was drafted by the New York Yankees and played two seasons before retiring in 2016. He played for the GCL Yankees in 2014, and the Single-A Charleston Riverdogs of the South Atlantic League in 2015. Ryan has coached his high school’s Varsity Fall team the last two years, and provides one-on- one and group instruction for hitting and infield.

E-mail: rlindemuth@baltimorepbt.com

Paul Winterling

Paul Winterling

Lesson Types: Hitting, Outfield, Infield
Not Available At This Time

Paul Winterling played 5 years of Minor League Baseball in the Baltimore Orioles Organization. He spent most of 2008 with the Frederick Keys(A+) before being promoted to the Bowie Baysox (AA) as a reserve for the playoff roster. In 2007, Paul hit .320 for the Delmarva Shorebirds(A-). Later that year, he won the Carolina League Championship with the Keys(A+). Paul was also an assistant coach at JHU during its fall season. He saw two of his players go on to play professionally as well as Hopkins become National Runners-Up at the 2008 Div III College World Series. In addition to coaching collegiately, Paul has worked with thousands of area youth through camps, clinics, and private lessons. As an amateur player, Paul was a two-time pre-season All American at Johns Hopkins University and led Hopkins to its first #1 national ranking in 2004. He holds an NCAA record with grand slams in a game (2) and is 2nd in RBIs in a game (11). Professionally, Winterling played for the Bluefield Orioles, Aberdeen Ironbirds, Delmarva Shorebirds, and Frederick Keys.

E-mail: pwinterling@baltimorepbt.com
Phone: (443) 803-8426