Get Lessons From The Best
Finch Creek Fieldhouse hosts a number of high quality baseball & softball trainers for your child’s development. See below for pricing and information about our instructors.
Jay Lehr is the President of Power Alley Baseball Academy and lead pitching instructor. Lehr has been teaching coaching baseball at the youth, travel, and high school level for over 26 years and has worked with current MLB players for the past 13 years. He was the pitching coach for Carmel High School for 6 years and is currently the pitching coach at Guerin Catholic High School. Jay has an immense amount of knowledge and is one of the most respected pitching instructors in the Midwest. He currently works with players such as Lance Lynn, Drew Storen, and catcher Josh Phegely, who all hold spots on current MLB rosters.
Cory Wade was born and raised in Indianapolis and attended Broad Ripple High School and was recruited to Kentucky Wesleyan College. He played both shortstop and pitcher during High School and College. He was drafted by the Dodgers in the 10th round of 2004 draft and made his major league debut in April 2008. Cory played in MLB for 2 years with the Dodgers, 2 years with the Yankees. In addition, he played in minor league systems of the Rays, Cubs, Mets, and Royals totaling 12 years. He is currently a Professional Scout with the San Diego Padres, and finishing his 4th year with the organization.
Chris Truby is currently the infield coordinator for the Philadelphia Phillies Organization. He played 15 years of professional baseball, 5 of those years being in the Major Leagues with the Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Rays, Pittsburg Pirates, L.A. Dodgers, and Kansas City Royals. After his playing career he was the manager of the Clearwater Threshers High A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. He works as an INF coach and hitting coach to many of the current Phillies players. You might’ve also seen Coach Truby during the 2018 MLB Home Run Derby as he threw to current Phillies All-Star Rhys Hoskins. Coach Truby will be bringing a true professional instruction component to the facility where he looks to help develop young players the right way.
Katie Johnson has played fast pitch at every level including high school varsity, USSSA, ASA, ASA Gold, Premier, Big 12, AND Big 10. She has umpired fastpitch softball since she was twelve, worked softball clinics since she was sixteen, given lessons since she was seventeen, and coached her first high school varsity team at the age of nineteen. She played two years at Iowa State University, where she broke the Iowa State University freshman record for innings pitched (210.0) and the second-most strikeouts ever by a freshman (140). After two years, she transferred to Purdue where she competed as a pitcher and outfielder. She is an Academic All-Big 12 and All Big-10 Team selection and an NFCA All-America Scholar. Katie graduated in December of 2017 from Purdue with a degree in Kinesiology with a specialization in Movement & Sports Science. She currently resides in Fishers, where she is an ABA Therapist for kids with autism and a personal trainer. Katie gives pitching, defense, slapping, and hitting lessons.
Allison Chiles hails from Carmel, IN as one of the top hitters her senior season. Allison was an Ancilla College standout earning the Dedication & Determination Award and record for most innings pitched. She was Team Captain while achieving Academic All-MCCAA Honors. She then transferred to Manchester University to continue her Elementary Education Degree and softball career. While at Manchester she was mainly a catcher.
She has three years of head coaching experience at local travel ball organizations. She has been giving private softball lessons since 2013 and is excited to join the team at Finch Creek
Montgomery is a 2012 graduate of Avon High School. After graduation, Montgomery played baseball at Ancilla College for two seasons before transitioning to Bethel College to finish his degree and continue his playing career. He graduated from Ancilla with an Associates of Science (2015) and also graduated from Bethel College with a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science (2017). Marvin excelled at the catcher position in college and in his professional baseball career, where he played 3 years of independent ball in the Pecos League. Coach Montgomery will be entering his second season with Primetime Baseball as the head coach of the 16U Black team. Montgomery will be a hitting instructor and a catchers instructor as a member of the Finch Creek Coaching Staff!
Coach Craig Huls graduated from St. Joseph-Ogden High School in 2004 (St. Joseph, IL).As a senior, Huls was selected to the All-Area team. Upon graduation, Huls continued his baseball career at University of Indianapolis graduating in 2008 with a degree in Sports Management and a minor in Business Administration.
Coach Huls is a Varsity Assistant and the Pitching Coach throughout the entire program at Fishers High School. In his first two years at Fishers High School the Pitching Staff has set 17 team records, including lowest ERA 1.84, lowest opponent’s batting average .218, lowest WHIP 1.17, most strikeouts 331, and strikeouts per game at 9.4. Coach Huls has previously coached for the Indiana Nitro for 4 years, ranging from 15U-17U. Huls is a member of the ABCA and IHSBCA. Coach Huls is an instructor for Finch Creek Fieldhouse who will specialize in Pitching Lessons and Instruction.
Coach Vogt attended Carmel High School and continued to play baseball at Anderson University. He is represented in the top 5 of 8 different pitching records including 3 First Team All-Conference and 2nd team All-Region awards under long time head coach Don Brandon. He became the pitching coach at Noblesville High School where the Millers won a state championship in 2014. He returned to the state finals as the pitching coach for Zionsville in 2016. He is dedicated to get the most out of athletes by motivating their individual development on and off the field. He is the founder and operator of PRP Baseball which will operate all programs out of Finch Creek.
Quentin Brown is from Kokomo, IN and graduated from Western High School, where he played 4 years of varsity baseball, and was an Indiana All-Star during his senior year. He went on to play 4 years of Division 1 baseball at IPFW, where he was a 4-year starter. Quentin has a great passion for the game of baseball and has coached summer and high school baseball teams since 2008. As an assistant coach in 2012, he helped Western High School win the 3A State Championship. Then, as Head Coach of Western High School in 2016, he led his team to become the 3A State Championship Runner-Up.
Coach Brown has helped develop numerous players achieve their goals of playing college baseball at all collegiate ranks—and some even to the professional level. Quentin brings an immense amount of knowledge and energy to the Primetime Baseball program. He is fully committed to helping his players become the best they can be.
Matt Nicholson is a graduate from Butler University, where he earned his degree in Education. After graduating, Matt began his teaching career at Heron High School, followed by a year at Zionsville West Middle School and two years at Butler University. Matt serves as Primetime Baseball’s Youth Director, ages 8U-12U.
Coach Nicholson has been coaching with Primetime Baseball since 2013. He also works with performance and speed training groups, skill training groups, and summer camps. Matt greatly enjoys using fitness and athletics as a tool to help teach lessons and values that transfer to daily life. He is incredibly passionate about helping his student athletes learn and grow to be the best that they can be, not only as athletes, but also as active members of their communities.
As member of the 2017 Big Ten Indoor Championship Hoosier team, Manley was the leadoff leg for the point-scoring 4x400m relay team at the Big Ten Championships. He earned a bronze medal at the Big Ten Championships in the 400m hurdles with a time of 51.69 senior year and qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary round. Manley is a 3x All Big Ten including the podium finish junior year in the 400m hurdles at 8th place at the 2016 Big Ten Outdoor Championships at Nebraska. Diquis is currently a ROTC cadet at Indiana University. He graduated IU with a Media degree and focus in Labor Studies. Diquis is a graduate of Fishers High School in the class of 2013.
Harris II graduated with a SPEA management degree in May 2018. He is tied for first on the program’s and eighth on the Big Ten’s career lists with three punt return touchdowns and seventh with 426 punt return yards. The two-time honorable mention All-Big Ten selection made 58 catches for 507 yards and four TDs. Harris also returned 20 kicks for 404 yards (20.2 average). J-Shun is a graduate of Fishers High School in the class of 2014.