Coaches & Instructors

Coach Mike Kuebler

Coach Mike Kuebler

Mike Kuebler

Owner and head instructor of CBI

    • 12 years as a high school baseball coach. 6 of which were as the Head Coach at Jamestown High in Williamsburg, VA.
    • During his tenure as head baseball coach at JHS, Coach Kuebler posted a record of 86-57. His program helped over 15 players go on to play at the college ranks.
    • Currently a Health and Physical Education Teacher at Jamestown High School
    • Coaches in the Virginia Venom Travel Baseball Organization.
    • M.A. in Physical Education from Adelphi University in New York
    • Third baseman for the Division I UAlbany Great Danes in NY
    • 4 year starter and Team Captain
    • All Conference and Northeast Division I All-Star
    • Top 5 in career records for UAlbany in HR, 2B, RBI, Hits, AB’s
    • Coach Kuebler resides in Williamsburg, VA with his wife Kristina, and children, Gavin, Jillian and Aidan

For info on hitting, catching, fielding or pitching instruction with Coach Kuebler click over to our PRIVATE LESSONS page.

Coach Ian Heisel

Coach Ian Heisel

Ian Heisel

(Pitching and Fielding Instructor)

      • 5th year as head baseball coach at Walsingham Academy
      • Responsible for building Walsingham Academy’s baseball program into a top private school program in the VISAA
      • Coaches the high school age groups in the Virginia Venom Travel Baseball Organization
      • 4 years professional playing experience in the Pirates organization
      • Played for Division II California University of Pennsylvania
      • 2 time all PSAC West Selection, All-North Atlantic Region selection
      • Team Captain at California University of Pennsylvania

Coach Heisel also offers private lessons at the Virgina Venom Indoor Baseball Facility.
Email ijheisel@gmail.com for pricing and booking in the Venom indoor baseball facility.

Bill Bray

Coach Bill Bray

Bill Bray

(Advanced Pitching Instructor for High Schoolers)

      • Retired MLB pitcher
      • Played 6 years with the Cincinnati Reds as a Relief Pitcher (2006-2012)
      • Appeared in 258 MLB games
      • Drafted in the 1st round as the 13th overall pick by the, then, Expos in 2004
      • Played baseball in college for William & Mary
      • Jamestown High’s Pitching Coach for the 2014 and 2015 baseball seasons.

Email tidewaterbaseball@gmail.com for pricing and booking in the Venom indoor baseball facility.

Coach Cam Cassady

Cam Cassady

Baseball Coach at Benedictine College Prep in Richmond, VA.
Coach Cassady helped the JV baseball team the same year. In 2015, he led the JV baseball team to an outstanding record of 30-2. As Collin Short, a member of that JV team said, “Coach Cassady has a great understanding of hitting and he helped me so much.”
Coach Cassady joined our team of coaches at CBI adding his passion of teaching advanced hitting concepts to help our youth players get to the next level.

Coach Matt Hurd

Matt Hurd

JHS Teacher and HS Baseball Coach
Coach Hurd is one of the most energetic coaches to work with CBI! He is passionate about getting the most out of our campers, continually teaching and keeping every activity fun!

  • Played baseball at Lynchburg College
  • 8 years experience coaching at the High School level in Virginia
  • Currently teaches math at Jamestown High School
Coach Guy Hatch

Coach Guy Hatch

Guy Hatch

      • Head coach for Benedictine college preparatory junior varsity
      • Former player at Virginia Wesleyan College
      • State runner up at Benedictine college preparatory 2009 season

 

 

John Leone

John Leone (Athletic Trainer)

John Leone

  • A proven and experienced nationally board certified Athletic Trainer for the past 14 years
  • licensed to practice in Virginia and New York.
  • Has experience practicing at multiple high schools, colleges and clinical and recreational settings.
  • John worked with athletic populations ranging from children to adults across the wide spectrum of sports.
  • Currently works at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, Virginia.

 

Coach Chuck Koval

Coach Chuck Koval

Chuck Koval

  • Current HPE Teacher in Newport News Public Schools
  • Coached over 15 years of high school baseball at Menchville and Denbigh High Schools
  • Played DII Baseball at California University of Pennsylvania

 

 

 

Tommy Vitaletti

Tommy Vitaletti

Tommy Vitaletti

  • Currently playing for Christopher Newport University
  • Business Major
  • Played 2 years at Division 1 George Mason University
  • Played for coach Kuebler at Jamestown High Shcool
  • Also a state champion on the track & field team, in the 300M
  • Named second team All-State
  • Played in renowned Valley league

 

 

Corey Williams Baseball Pitcher

Corey Williams

Corey Williams

  • Currently playing for Christopher Newport University as LHP
  • Accounting and Finance Major
  • Pitched all four years under Coach Kuebler in the Bay Rivers District
  • All Conference Pitcher

 

Seasonal Coaches and Instructors

Coach Peter Larson

Peter Larson

(Pitching Instructor)

  • Current College pitching coach for Division I UAlbany in NY
  • College pitching coach for Division I Siena College in NY 2015-2016
  • College pitching coach for Division II King University in NC 2013-15
  • Former pitching coach at Jamestown High where in 2011 the Eagles reached the State tournament and had a team ERA of 1.96
  • Williamsburg Native and played at Lafayette High
  • Pitcher at Ferrum College, had 2 USA South Conf. Championships
  • Played in renowned Valley league and Coastal Plains League
  • Pitched Professionally in the Independent Can-Am League in 2011

To set up a Pitching lesson, contact Peter at larsonpeter36@gmail.com

Ryan Hissey

Ryan Hissey

Ryan Hissey

  • Played 3 years for William and Mary College as a catcher
  • Drafted in the 14th round of 2015 draft by blue jays and played short season A ball in Vancouver.
  • Hit .293 in 3 years at William and Mary with 17 home runs
  • Hit .283 with 2 hrs first year in pro ball
  • For private Catching/Hitting lessons with Ryan, email ryanhissey@gmail.com
Brink Ambler

Brink Ambler

Brink Ambler

  • Currently an Assistant Baseball Coach at Otterbein University in Westerville, OH
  • Played for the University of Alabama fall team
  • Played CF for Coach Kuebler from 2008-2011
  • Played for Bobby Valentien’s All-American baseball team

 

 

 

kyle majette

Kyle Majette

Kyle Majette

(Pitching Instructor)

  • Currently playing for Francis Marion University in South Carolina
  • Graduated from JHS 2012
  • Pitched for Pitt Juco in NC
  • Pitched for Old Dominion University
  • Played in the East Coach Pro Showcase

 

Past Coaches and Instructors

Greg Sexton

Coach Greg Sexton

Greg Sexton

(Hitting and Infield Instructor)

  • Played 7 professional seasons in the Tampa Bay Rays organization
  • Florida State League All-Star in 2009 and 2011
  • Drafted in the 10th round of the 2007 MLB Draft
  • Holds career records at William and Mary for hits, doubles, and games played
  • Freshman All-American 2004
  • All-American and CAA Player of the Year 2007

Email gregsexton8@gmail.com for booking and pricing of private lessons.

 

Coach Chris Rahl

Coach Chris Rahl

Chris Rahl

(Hitting and Fielding Instructor)

  • Currently playing AAA club for the Minnesota Twins
  • 7 Years Professional baseball experience
  • California League All-star 2006 and Southern League All-star 2009
  • Drafted in the 5th Round of the MLB draft by the Diamondbacks
  • Played 3 Years at The College of William and Mary
  • Finished career at William & Mary in the top ten in almost every single season and career category in the record book and still holds the single season records for triples, home runs, total bases, and stolen bases
  • Consensus All-American and CAA Player of the Year in 2004

 

Mike Powers

(Hitting, Fielding, Pitching Instructor)

Mike Powers Jamestown

Coach Mike Powers

  • Assistant Baseball Coach at Jamestown High from 2007-Present
  • Global Scouting Bureau
  • 14U Elite Travel Baseball coach
  • Played professional baseball in the Detroit Tigers Organization

Email Mike Powers at powers4377@aol.com for Booking and Pricing for private lessons.

 

Additional seasonal instructors include current collegiate baseball players who have trained and played under Coach Kuebler at Jamestown High School.