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Staff

The Starz of Tomorrow Baseball Academy staff are dedicated to teaching players of all ages and skill levels the fundamentals of the game.
Staff
Partial Coaching Staff of the Starz Holiday Camp (left-to-right)
  • Pat Dolan, SCSU Head Coach
  • Ryan Vos, CEO/President of the Willmar Stingers of the Northwoods League
  • Kyle Fischer, SCSU alum/current Miami Marling professional player
  • Scot Eul, SCSU Pitching Coach/former U of ND pitcher
  • Jeff Kubitschek, Starz of Tomorrow Director of Camp Operations
  • Drew Anderson, former MLB with the Milwaukee Brewers and current professional scout
  • Rob Swendra, SCSU assistant coach/Willmar Stinger assistant coach
  • Russ Fandel, SCSU alum and former Minnesota Twin
  • Wes Crawford, former Florida State pitcher and Anaheim Angels player
  • Caleb Curry, Former San Francisco Giant player and U of Iowa player
  • Phil Imholte, SCUS alum, current St. Cloud Rox assistant coach

Pat Dolan

Pat Dolan
President/Director of Starz of Tomorrow Baseball Academy. 20+ years of camp experience. Current SCSU Head Baseball Coach. Over 600 wins at the college and Legion levels.
  • 27 years of directing the Starz of Tomorrow Baseball Academy, LLC (FUN & FUNdamentals since 1991!
  • 20,000+ players have attended the Starz of Tomorrow camps, leagues, sandlot series and showcases with well over 200 moving on to college baseball and just under 20 to professional baseball
  • 415-129 SCSU record in the last 10 years; 97-15 in 2015-2016 and 41-14 in 2019; 700+ career coaching wins
  • 2016 NCBWA Central Region Coach of the Year, 2015 NCBWA National Coach of the Year and NSIC Coach of the Year
  • 2013-2015 NSIC Champions
  • 2016, 2015 and 2011 NSIC Tourney Champions
  • 1st, 2nd or 3rd place finishers in each of the last 10 years and the NSIC
  • Head baseball coach at St. Cloud State University, Dakota State University, Belmont Abbey College, NC, Itasca CC When in conference championships at each program To go along with a 95% graduation rate and 3.0+ team GPA
  • 20,000+ players attended the Starz of Tomorrow camps, leagues, sandlot series and showcases with well over 200 moving on to college baseball and just under 20 pro players
  • Head baseball coach at St. Cloud State University, Dakota State University, Belmont Abbey College, NC, Itasca CC
  • Top 25 nationally ranked teams at all four colleges and #1 National ranking at SCSU in 2015 and 2016 for 8 weeks and #4 in 2019
  • 33 former players have signed professional baseball contracts with Nick Anderson currently with the Miami Marlins-ARE YOU THE NEXT?
  • 13 SCSU players in the past 8 years have signed professional contracts

E-mail: pat@starzbaseballcamp.com

Bruce Thompson

Bruce Thompson
Former SCSU baseball coaching; recruiting coordinator and catchers coach

Rob Swendra

Rob Swendra
Current SCSU baseball coach; outfielder coach

Wes Crawford

Wes Crawford
Former SCSU pitching coach; Florida State U alum and 6 years in Anaheim Angles organization

Andrew Thome

AndreThome
Current Houston Astros AAA player; Former UND player

Reese Gregory

AndreThome
Current River City Rascals player in the Frontier League; 4 time All-American at SCSU

Chris Koenig

Chris Koenig
Former SCSU assistant coach.

Nate Hamnes

Nate Hamnes
Former SCSU assistant coach and current St. Thomas assistant coach.

Ken Picha

Ken Picha
Former SCSU Asst. Baseball Coach. MSHSL Hall of Fame Baseball Coach. 29 years at Melrose High School without a losing season.

Pete Pratt

Pete Pratt
Former SCSU pitching coach. Husky alum (1988) with numerous pitching records. Starz of Tomorrow Clinician for 7 years.

Mike Bell

Mike Bell
SCSU Volunteer Asst. Coach. Played collegiately at IWCC and St. Andrew's College in NC. All-State high school shortstop from Melrose. Starz of Tomorrow Clinician for 18 years

David Oehrlein

David Oehrlein
SCSU baseball alum (1991). JCUO World Series in 1989. drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. 2-time minor league all star. former Assistant Coach at SCSU. Current Willmar Legion Coach.

Steve Huls

Steve Huls
U of MN baseball alum (1994). Former MN Twins AAA player. Cold Spring Springer Shortstop.

Ben Griffin

Ben Griffin
U of MN baseball alum (1997). Hit .377 in 2 years for the Gophers, currently plays amateur baseball for the Cold Spring Springers, was the 1992 American Legion State MVP.