Meet Our Instructors

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.

 

How to Schedule:

To schedule a lesson, find the instructor you would like to work with below and contact them via email or phone. Each instructor has their own schedule and set rates for 1 on 1 instruction up to 3 on 1 instruction so email or call them today and schedule a lesson so we can help your child achieve their goals.

  • Greg Vogt / PRP Instructor

    grvogt31@gmail.com

    317-727-8286

    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.

  • Anthony Gomez / PRP Field Coordinator and Pitching Instructor

    anthony.e.gomez@gmail.com

    219-218-7955

    Anthony graduated from Munster HS where he was a 3 year starting pitcher for the Mustangs. After high school, Gomez continued his baseball career at Vincennes University. After one year at Vincennes, he then transferred to Ball State where he walked on the team. His sophomore year he redshirted and his junior year he earned a letter. Gomez has been training athletes and doing lessons since his freshman year of college. During his college career and after finishing up at Ball State, Gomez served as the volunteer assistant coach for Munster HS.

    Also in the summers, Gomez has spent time as a pitching coach and/or head coach for Morris baseball (2017-2019) and Chicago Prairie Gravel (2020). In the off-season since August of 2017, Gomez has been running his own personalized and integrated throwing/strength programs for baseball athletes. (Region Jabronis) He has worked with 100+ players ranging from middle school to high school to collegiate and professional levels.

    Gomez will provide us with knowledge of the biomechanics of throwing, how to intertwine weight room work to benefit throwers, and how to understand human movement in order to help our athletes become more efficient movers on the field.

    Gomez is also certified for pitching evaluation by OnBaseU.

  • Cory Wade / Pitching Instructor

    cory.wade47@gmail.com

    801-317-7328

    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.

  • Quentin Brown / Vice President & Director Primetime Baseball

    qbrown@finchcreekfh.com

    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.

  • Chris Truby / Infield & Hitting Instructor

    ctruby@phillies.com

    215-384-5776

    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.

  • Matt Nicholson / Baseball Youth Director

    mnicholson@finchcreekfh.com

    574-361-9065

    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.

  • Marvin Montgomery / Hitting Instructor & Catchers Instructor

    montgomerymarvin@yahoo.com

    317-716-4082

    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!

  • Katie Johnson / Softball Instructor

    katie.johnson05@gmail.com

    605-360-6012

    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.

  • Alyssa Chavez

    alyssa.chavez@slu.edu

    Alyssa Chavez was a 4-year varsity athlete at Fishers High School and graduated in 2017. She started all 4 years as the varsity catcher. She was voted all-conference and all-county for all 4 years and a 2nd team all state pick her senior year. While at Fishers she was sportsmanship player of the year as a freshman, defensive player of the year as a sophomore and junior, and was the MVP and offensive player of the year as a senior. Alyssa was a 3-year team captain. She broke the school career record for hits with 115, runs with 93, doubles with 27, and triples with 10. Alyssa was second in school history with home runs (11) and RBIs (63). She played travel ball for the St. Louis Esprit and then for the Lids Indiana Dreams. Alyssa now plays softball at Saint Louis University.

  • Jessica Carroll / Softball Instructor

    jessicacarroll13sb@gmail.com

    317-448-0260

    Jessica graduated from Lawrence Central High School in 2019 where she was a 4-year varsity starter and was voted all-county and all-conference for 2 years. She broke the school career record for home runs with 17, RBIs with 96, and hits with 104. In 4 years, she made 354 putouts and had a fielding percentage of .962. She played travel ball for Team Nike and then Indiana Shockwaves during which she was a member of the 2017 team that finished 4th in the USA Nationals.

    Jessica decided to continue her softball and academic career at Trine University and will graduate in 2022 with a Psychology Pre-Law degree.  She has been coaching for Primetime Softball since 2019. Jessica coaches and trains with a focus on fundamentals and game knowledge. Jessica has been giving fielding, catching, and hitting lessons since 2018. She will offer a variety of lessons in private and group settings.