Hitting and Defensive Instructor
Ryan grew up in Parker, CO and graduated from Chaparral High School in 2006 where he was an honorable mention All-State shortstop and helped lead the Wolverines to the 5A final four. Ryan continued his playing career at Lamar Community College and then Colorado Christian University, where he earned NCCAA first team all region honors as an infielder his senior year. Ryan graduated from Colorado Christian in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in Social Science.
Ryan began his coaching and instructing career in 2010 as he was still a college player, working as a hitting and defensive instructor at On The Mound/SETS as well as a head coach the lower high school levels at Chaparral. After college he was an assistant at the 18U level in the summer and fall as well as spending two years as a varsity assistant at CHS in the spring. Ryan spent the 2013-2014 school year as an assistant at top junior college program Lamar Community College working with infielders and hitters, as well as assisting with recruiting. Ryan currently serves as an assistant on the spring varsity staff at Chaparral in addition to running all of Rogue Baseball's operations, individual/group instruction and the Colorado Rogue summer/fall team.
Ryan is passionate about developing young Colorado baseball players individually as well as preparing high school players to compete at the college level. In addition to enhancing each player's ability on the field, he gets his greatest joy from developing relationships and being a constant resource for them throughout their baseball careers and lives.
Dillon is from Aurora, Colorado where he attended Grandview High School. He played baseball and basketball, Graduating in 2010, reaching the elite eight both years of varsity alongside teammates Kevin Gausman of the Baltimore Orioles and NY Yankees Greg Bird. He then committed to Lamar Community College and helped his team win two conference championships and two region 9 titles with an overall record of 95-29. He is 2nd in career appearances and 3rd in saves at Lamar. He then attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where he helped his team reach the conference tournament both years. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and moved back to Colorado.
Throughout all four years of college he instructed individual lessons to youth athletes and helped run the youth camp league each year at Little Rock. He joined Rogue in the summer of 2016 and is looking forward to developing our team in the most efficient and safest ways possible in order for them to succeed at the highest level. He believes baseball is a great teaching tool for not only the sport, but for developing into a man outside of baseball. He hopes to teach the athletes how to succeed in life and baseball and to do it in a positive respectful manner.
Defensive and Hitting Instructor
Jordan hails from Parker, CO where he graduated from Chaparral High School in 2011 and was a three sport athlete for four years where he earned 11 combined varsity letters, including All-State nods in both football and baseball. Jordan moved on to play baseball at Columbia University in the Ivy-League accumulating Ivy-League Championships in each of his last three years. Jordan earned All conference recognition sophomore, junior, and senior years and graduated from Columbia in 2015 with a degree in Psychology
Jordan was drafted by the Los Angeles in the 35th round of the 2015 draft and continues his playing career in their minor league organization. Jordan posted a .256 average in the Single-A affiliate Burlington Bees this last season and took on a utility player role, being utilized at every position except pitcher.
Jordan brings a scientific and cause/effect coaching perspective to the players at Rogue with the understanding the uniqueness of movement abilities each player brings to the table. Jordan specializes in being able to coach hitting, defense, and throwing to all players because of his experience and versatility at multiple positions on the field in professional baseball. Jordan also uses his first hand experiences in professional baseball to talk and learn about the mental aspects of the game with players at Rogue.