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Facility Partners

Rip Baseball Center Newbury Park is proud to house Conejo Valley’s best.

We have the most experienced, most sought-after training partners in the area –  providing elite, advanced baseball instruction to those players with plans of  continued play – high school, college and MLB.                            

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Josh Power-Gomez

trainer, Rip Baseball Center

PowerGomez Baseball is led by Josh Power-Gomez. Josh has been part of some very advanced programs and has been trained by the best. As a player Josh played with intensity, and carried a ‘leave it on the field’ mentality. Josh now passes that on in his coaching and training.

Josh, at his young age has experience and talent that most don’t possess until later in years, and many never do – he understands the dynamics of the game and the mechanics of offensive and defensive play. He lives and breathes baseball – he leads with intensity.

Josh coached High School as a head coach for Westlake, and is presently Head Coach of Newbury Park High School JV team. Josh’s competitive travel ball / tournament coaching experience includes So Cal Cardinals scout teams, Bownet Elite, Rip Baseball, PowerGomez tournament teams and Jack 9; and trains as many as thirty-five players a week, from age ten to high school, college and MLB players.

 

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Derron Spiller

trainer, Rip Baseball Center

Jack 9 Baseball is led by Derron Spiller, former pitcher for the St Louis Cardinals. Derron has been training college and MLB prospects for twenty-years.

Derron coaches hitting, fielding, catching and pitching to baseball players at every level. Derron’s long experienced background and involvement includes:

So Cal Cardinals Scout Teams Coach
Elite High School Camps and Showcases
Connie Mack Team Coach
9U thru 12U Year-round Club Teams
14U – 16U USA National Teams
7-12 yr Camps & Clinics

Derron has a growing list of players that he has worked with or is currently working with.

Professional:

Alex Merricks, Minnesota Twins
Chad Boyd, Oakland A’s
Trevor Plouffe, Minnesota Twins
Bryan Anderson, St. Louis Cardinals
Scott Rice, Balitmore Orioles
Matt Parris, Tampa Bay Rays
Jermoine Willams, Philadelphia Phillies
Tray von Robinson, LA Dodgers
Darryl Jones, San Diego Padres
Matt Nevarez, Houston Astros
Matt War, Tamp Bay Rays
Nick Giarraputo, NY Mets
Cordoza Tucker, St. Louis Cardinals
Edgar Olmos, Florida Marlins
Ryan Lavarnway, Boston Red Sox
Shawn Smith, Tampa Bay Rays
Chris Joyce, LA Dodgers
Matt Magill, LA Dodgers
Chris Notti, St. Louis Cardinals
Zack Thornton, S.F. Giants
Nick Atkins, LA Dodgers
Gabe Cohen, Tampa Bay Rays/UCLA