Jerry has been in baseball both as a player and a coach for 47 years. As a player he was the Missouri Player of the Year in 1984. He played college baseball at University Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) and professionally in the St. Louis Cardinal organization. Jerry has coached for 29 years. He was also awarded The Midwest MLB Scouting Association coach of the year in 2005. He also was a MLB Associate Scout for 15 years with the White Sox, Cardinals and Yankees. He has coached and or trained many players that have become Major League Baseball Players in the MLB.Cy Young Max Scherzer, David Phelps, Jacob Turner, Ross Detwiler, Blake Dewitt, Sam Lecure, Blake Tekotte, Bobby Keppel, Sean Marcum, Lucas May, Kyle McClellan, Steve Collier, Dennis Tankersly, Tommy Lane and MVP Ryan Howard. Jerry has also coached and helped place over 300 kids that have received D1 college Scholarships 100's of NEIA, D2 and Juco Scholarships and over 100 MLB draft picks.
Midwest Premier Baseball
Co/ founder Midwest Nationals
St. Louis Prospects
Randy Merryman is currently the Head Baseball Coach at Baptist Bible College and the General Manager of Marucci Midwest. In addition, he is also an Area Scout with the Texas Rangers, a position he has held since 2003.
In 25 years of coaching he has coached at the college, high school, and academy levels. Coach Merryman is most known for being the co- founder of the Midwest Nationals in 2001. Since that time he has helped mentor over 800 collegiate signees and 95 MLB Draft Picks (5 of which were selected in the 1st Round).
Coach Merryman lives in Springfield MO with his wife Dawn and sons Grant, Will, and Kellen.
-22year’s of coaching
Chicago White Sox Area Code
Perfect Timing Baseball Academy
-Lyon College Athletic Hall of Fame
-Has helped place 236 players in college and professional baseball in the last 7 years
Lives in Rogers Arkansas and is married to Ashley Baker
Todd Clausen began working with professional athletes in 1994, first with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays organization as the director of strength and condition for the minor league teams. Then, in 1999, Todd served for 7 years as the Major League strength and conditioning coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers. After retiring from the major leagues, Todd founded Inside Edge Baseball Academy in the metro Kansas City area. The academy specializes in player development from ages 8-18. Todd has strong relationships through the MLB and College ranks. The academy moves players on to the NCAA division I, II, III and NAIA and junior college ranks.
Baseball was the sport that Nic really excelled in. He was a key component to 3 final 4 teams. State Champs in 2011 and 2013 and a second-place finish in 2014. He was All academic all 4 years. He was All Conference and All Metro 3 years in a row and was Player of the year in the Conference in 2014. He was the player of the year in the state by MHSBCA in 2014 and Preseason and Postseason All American. He was recently named on the St. Louis All Decade Team. After graduating from Francis Howell, he attended the University of Mississippi on a baseball scholarship. After 2 year at Ole Miss he transferred to Drury University and led them into post season play. He was drafted after 1 year at Drury by the Washington Nationals in the 28th round of the 2017 draft where he played for 3 seasons.
Jordan was born and raised in Hazelwood, Missouri. He graduated from Hazelwood West High School in 2014. He then went on to play baseball as a starting pitcher, attending Greenville University (NCAA Division III) his freshman year, transferring to St. Louis Community College Meramec (NJCAA Division 1) for his sophomore year and again transferring to University of Central Missouri (NCAA Division II) for his junior and senior years. Jordan graduated from University of Central Missouri in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management.
Since graduating from UCM, Jordan has spent his time coaching for several select travel baseball organizations and working at their pitching performance centers as a pitching instructor along with coaching high school baseball at a local school district.