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Jeremy Magers

President & Lead Catching Instructor

Jeremy Magers has over 30 years of baseball experience as a player in little league, American Legion, Clark Griffin, College, AAABA and Blue Ridge Mountain League.  As a player, Jeremy has been awarded all IAC, All County, All Potomac, All Rockville, College MVD player of the year for ACC, Division 1 College World Series starting catcher, and the Frederick Keys pitching staff's catcher for winter work out sessions.  Jeremy was placed in the MLB draft in 2007 by the Texas Rangers.

Jeremy has worked as a professional baseball coach for J.R. Purdue's (White Sox Pitching Coach) pitching camps, Leo Mazzoni (Atlanta Braves pitching coach) pitching camps, Catholic University Baseball camps, Maryland Professional Baseball, and The Bullis School Baseball Camps.  Jeremy had the opportunity to sign with the Texas Rangers in 1997 and attend summer and fall workouts and attend spring training in Florida with the Rangers.

Jeremy played catcher for 21 years and has worked with some of the top catchers in baseball.  Jeremy now shares his baseball knowledge through In The Dirt Baseball.

 

Catching@inthedirtbaseball.com

 

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Wil Sowers

Lead Hitting Instructor

With over 30 years of baseball experience, Wil has learned from some of the best coaches in the world.  Wil has a strong passion for the game of baseball, however, his true passion on the diamond is swinging the bat.  Wil competed as a little league player for Brunswick, where he still holds the season home run record.  With a long list of accomplishments, including many all county and all area awards, Wil has competed as a member of many all county teams and the Maryland State team.  Wil played his high school locally at Boonsboro High School where he held the most homer runs in a season record.  He later attended and graduated from Allegany Community College and played first base under Coach Steve Bazarnic.  During his collegiate playing days, he competed in the Division 1 college world series with Allegany Community College.  Wil later went on to attend and play baseball at West Virginia State as a first and third baseman.  Will later competed in the Division 2 World Series.  After West Virginia State, Wil was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 1999.  Unfortunately, injuries cut Wil's career short after only 3 years.  Since college, Wil has been coaching up and coming baseball players from T-ball to College.

Hitting@Inthedirtbaseball.com

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Bill Wallace

Lead Fielding Instructor

Bill Wallace is a former American professional baseball infielder and outfielder.   He played professionally with three Major League Baseball organizations from 1988 to 1992. During his professional tenure he was instructed by many of the top major league players including Ricky Henderson, Lenn Sakata, Rick Burleson and Bucky Dent.

Before Bill's professional playing days, he played two years at Frederick Community College where he was the team captain in 1986 and 1987.  He was selected to the 1987 All Maryland JUCO Region 20 Team and the 1986 Maryland JUCO All-Star team.  Bill played both years as a shortstop and received a full scholarship to the University of South Carolina Upstate.

Some of Bill's other accomplishments include an invitational tryout for the 1988 US Olympic Baseball team, Assistant Coach at Frederick Community College, and time working for the legendary Buck Dent Baseball School. Bill has been coaching and instructing players of all ages for over 30 years.

Fielding@inthedirtbaseball.com

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Evan Evans

Vice President of Operations & Lead Pitching Instructor

Evan Evans has 21 years of experience as a coach at the youth, high school, collegiate, professional and international levels.  Evan has served as the pitching coach at George Mason University, The University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Frederick Community College.  The FCC Cougars were ranked in the top twenty during the 12 years Evan coached including a #1 ranking in 2011 along with 5 trips to the NJCAA Division II World Series.  Evan also coached the Belgian National Team and served as an envoy coach for the Toronto Blue Jays Fall Instructional League.  As a coach at Atholton High School, Evan's teams played in the Maryland State High School Championship three times in four years, winning one 2A state title.  Evan has a passion for baseball and has been a professional instructor since 1994 working with the following groups: Snyder Baseball Academy, NOVA Baseball Academy, Bill Brown Baseball School, In the Dirt Baseball, and the Belgian National Team.  Evan now shares his wealth of baseball knowledge with the youth through In The Dirt Baseball Academy.

Pitching@inthedirtbaseball.com