Hardball U Coaching Staff
Jeremy TysonDirector of Player Advancement & 18U Head Coach
Jeremy Tyson has been a baseball player or a coach his entire life. Recognition of his playing ability came early in his career and earned him placements on All District and All City teams when he played at Mac Arthur High School in San Antonio, Texas. Upon graduation, he was one of only two baseball players in the city to sign to play baseball for a Division I institution. Jeremy played his freshman year at the University of Houston where he established himself as one of the outstanding pitchers in the nation. When he transferred to Louisiana State University for his sophomore year, he became an immediate impact player working his way into the starting rotation and establishing personal statistics that once again highlighted his talent. While at LSU, he helped lead the Tigers to two consecutive National Championships and was a highly scouted prospect by several major league clubs.
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Jerry TysonDirector of Recruitment
Coach Jerry graduated from Permian High School in Odessa Texas where he was an All district player in baseball and basketball. He attended Sul Ross State University and lettered four years in both basketball and baseball. He was one of 5 baseball athletes to attend school on a full Herbert Kokernot scholarship. After graduating with honors he signed with the Baltimore Orioles and played in their farm system. After his professional baseball career, he coached baseball, basketball, and football in three different high schools earning several Coach of the Year honors and was elected by the coaches of Texas to coach the South All Star basketball team in Houston. Coach Jerry scouted 5 years for the Chicago Cubs. Coach Jerry's 14u Hardball U team ( Alamo Elite ) finished as the top AAA team in Texas and third in the nation according to the USSSA ratings for 2008. Coach Jerry serves as scout for Hardball U.
Noah MilesHead Coach 12U
Noah Miles graduated from Monahans High School in Monahans Texas in 2003. While at MHS he achieved many honors such as All-Permian Basin Newcomer of the year, San Angelo Standard Times Sophomore of the year, Texas High School Magazine 3-A Pitcher Top Prospect, Jeff Beck Top 50 Prospects, 2 Time All District MVP, 2 Time All State Pitcher and won a State Championship in the summer baseball league in 2000.
After High School Noah attended Seward County Community College in Liberal Kansas. While at Seward Noah was a member of the back to back Jayhawk West Conference Champs as well as competing in the Njcaa World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado. After completing his Associate of Arts degree from SCCC, Noah attended the University of Texas San Antonio and played for the UTSA Roadrunners. While at UTSA Noah was a member of the 2007 Southland Conference Champions. Throughout his college baseball career he played in the Jayhawk Summer wood bat leagues playing for the Wichita Rattlers, Dodge City Desperados and the Nevada Griffons. Noah completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from UTSA in 2008. He has worked for Hardball U coaching players ranging in age from 11-18 for 3 years. He has taught private lessons as well as assisting in UTSA, Hardball U, and Sandlot Advantage baseball camps. Miles and his wife Amanda have a daughter Mallory Sue.
James KeithleyHead Coach 16U
James Keithley was a 3 year varsity starter at Reagan High in Austin playing 6 different positions in those 3 years. His honors included All District Short Stop 2 years and was a member of the All City Super Team as a senior.
James attended UTSA on a Division 1 scholarship.During the 3 years at UTSA he started in all games except 4 and played all positions except pitcher. He received All Conference Second Baseman in his sophomore year and All Conference Short Stop his junior year. He also set records for the longest hit streak and came close to breaking the record for runs scored.
After college he was selected by the Washington Nationals and played for 2 years for the Vermont Lake Monsters and the Hagerstown Suns. He started his coaching career during the off season by hosting camps and giving private lessons. James is a dedicated and motivational coach. He believes that the most important aspect of his job is finding a college for our players to attend and play baseball. James believes that their future is just one short step away and it is time to work.
Pitching /Speed Instructor
Jamaal graduated from Monterey High School in Lubbock, TX in 2002. As a three year Varsity starter, Jamaal had a very successful high school campaign that included: New Comer of the Year- 2000, District 2-5A Most Valuable Player- 2001 & 2002, All State Pitcher- 2001 & 2002, TPX All-American pitcher- 2002, Team Texas player- 2000, 2001 & 2002, and the #3 all-time pitcher in Monterey’s prestigious winning history.
In 2002 Jamaal received a full scholarship to play baseball for Texas Tech University. He also was the 8th round draft pick as a left-handed pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2002. Deciding to play professionally, Jamaal played 4 years in the Dodger organization, making it to AA. He also played a season with the independent team, San Angelo Colts in 2005. Jamaal then went on to play football for West Texas A & M University, winning the conference championship in 2007. He transferred to Texas Tech and graduated with a BA in History and a minor in Education in 2010.
Jamaal has coached a wide variety of kids from the ages 7-18 over the last 10 years including Monterey High School’s summer league teams, little league, select leagues, and with the RBA Seahawks out of Corpus Christi the summer of 2011. As a head coach, Jamaal had two successful seasons coaching high school baseball before joining Hardball U. He has a wife, Crystal, and two children, Jaden and Molly.
Stephen Oiler attended Leland High School where he was Defensive MVP and received All League Honors. He played for NorCal Baseball where his team placed 4th in the AAU World Series and 3rd in the Junior Olympics. After High School, Steve played at West Valley College and shortly after began his coaching career. After a few years of coaching his desire to further his education led him to Campbellsville University where he played two more years of Collegiate baseball and received his bachelor of science degree in Business Administration.
Steve began his coaching career in 2003 at Hartdke World of Baseball, in San Jose, Ca. Since then, he has pursued coaching at several academies: Surf City Baseball, America’s Game and All Star Academy in San Jose, where he gave individual lessons, group clinics, directed camps and coached travel baseball teams.
In 2007 he coached and led Leland High School to a 24-4 record and a league championship and in 2011 helped coach the Winchester Royals of the Collegiate Valley Baseball League to the semi finals.
Neuromuscular Realignment Specialist