AJ "SKEETS" WRIGHT - Former College and Professional Player
Coach Wright played college baseball at Coastal Carolina before going on to play professionally in the Kansas City Royals organization. He has been a High School coach for over 19 years and was the North Carolina High School 4A Assistant Coach of the Year in 2014. We are very excited to have Coach Wright join the HQ4 Staff! He is available for private lessons, in addition to being a Senior Roving Instructor for our Clippers Developmental Travel Team Program.
SHELTON GRANT - Former player at Western Carolina University
1986-1990 played varsity baseball at Western Carolina under then head coach Jack Leggett. Started two years as the Catamounts left fielder and lead off batter and was a member of two Southern Conference championship teams. After a solid college career, Shelton went on to work six years in the New York Yankees minor league system in a administrative capacity. During this time he began instructing and coaching young baseball players in the Piedmont Triad Area. Shelton has a strong dedication to the game and believes that with hard work, commitment, and proper instruction any young person can achieve at any endeavor. Shelton is available for team, group & individual softball instruction.
MIKE DOWDY - Former Player at Brandeis University
Coach Dowdy was the Team Captain and a 4-year member of the Varsity Baseball team at Brandeis University. After graduating he went on to direct the Pitching Program at Milton Academy in Massachusetts, as well as becoming the Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach at Brandeis University. Coach Dowdy also has experience as a travel ball coach in Massachusetts.
CHET GREESON - Head Coach at Hopewell High School
Coach Greeson played college baseball at Western Carolina. After graduating, he joined the WCU coaching staff under Coach Jack Leggett, before becoming a lead instructor for Doyle Baseball Academy. Coach Greeson then went on to begin his career as a high school head coach, and is currently the head coach at Hopewell High School. Coach Greeson has been an associate scout for the Kansas City Royals Organization. He was the Head Coach for the Kannapolis American Legion Post 115. He is also a senior instructor in the HQ4 Clippers Program working with ALL of our teams. Coach Greeson is a lead instructor in our Summer Camps and Winter Training Programs and is available for private lessons in softball and baseball.
WEBSTER BEAL - Former College Pitcher
Coach Beal played collegiately for Gardner-Webb University from 2005-2009. He also played for the Mat-su Miners of the Alaskan Baseball League during the summer of 2007. Coach Beal now serves as the pitching coach for West Meck High School. He is one of the head coaches in our Clippers Travel Ball Program, and is also available for Private Lessons and/or Pitching Clinics.
SPENCER STECHER - Senior Travel Ball Instructor
Coach Stecher has a strong background as a player, and has over 15 years experience as a coach, including three years at the top high school program in North Carolina, Ardrey Kell High School. Coach Stecher is a Senior Instructor for the Clippers Developmental Travel Team Program run by HQ4Baseball. He also does private lessons, coaches in our winter programs, and is an instructor for the HQ4Baseball & Softball Summer Camp Program.
BASEBALL COACHING STAFF
HAL BAGWELL - Head Coach at Ardrey Kell High School
Coach Bagwell is one of the best coaches in the state, winning the NC 4A High School State Championship in 2009, and finishing 2nd in the state in 2008. He is also a coach for USA Baseball, helping select national teams to represent the USA in international competition. We are proud to have Coach Bagwell as the Camp Director for the HQ4Baseball & Softball Summer Camp Program. Coach Bagwell also works with our Clippers Travel Ball teams as a roving instructor.
Sat.... 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sun.... 1:00pm to 6:00pm
BRANDON HILL - Former Pitching Coach at Weddington HS
Coach Hill played high school baseball in Charlotte, NC before having his career cut short by an injury. He went on to Coach at Phillip O'Berry High School in 2008, followed by a position as the pitching coach at Weddington High School for two years.
Address: 11333 Granite St. Unit C
Charlotte, NC 28273
CALEB STECHER - Former HQ4 Clippers Player
Coach Stecher played at Ardrey Kell High School all four years of his high school career. He was also a member of our HQ4 Clippers Showcase Team during that time. Coach Stecher has been on staff here at HQ4 for two years, and we are very proud to have one of our former players coaching this new generation of athletes.