President

PRESIDENT
Bruce Kirby


Roving Instructors

COACH
Kerry Knox

Kerry Knox played baseball at TCU from 1986-1989. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres and pitched professionally for 11 season with, Padres, Milwaukee Brewers, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers, Venezuela, Mexico, Taiwan and Italy. He is a Senior Vice President at Merrill Lynch and has been with Merrill Lynch for 17 years. He is married to Shelly Knox, and his daughter Emma is a sophomore at DBU. His sons Truett and Hudson are are at Aledo High School and Middle School, respectively.

COACH
Geno Petralli

Upon conclusion of his playing career in 1994, Geno Patrelli worked for the Chicago Cubs in a roving instructor position. Petralli appeared in 809 games in Major League Baseball over the course of 12 seasons between 1982-93, including nine seasons with the Texas Rangers. His 556 games behind the plate for Texas still ranks third most in franchise history. He has three children: James, Ben and Mary. Ben was drafted five times in the major league draft and played professionally with the Normal CornBelters and Grand Prairie AirHogs.

COACH
Trey Presswood

Trey Presswood played baseball at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas, where he was academic all-conference. He continued his career at Texas State University where he played alongside some current major leaguers. Trey has an associate degree in science along with two undergraduate business degrees. He currently works for a family real estate business, and in his spare time he enjoys being in the outdoors hunting and fishing. 


17U 

HEAD COACH
Steve Jimenez

After graduating from Western Hills High School in Fort Worth in 1985, Steve attended Navarro College for two years where he pitched for the Bulldogs. He then played for one season under Coach Lance Brown at TCU, until shoulder troubles ended his playing days. After graduating from TCU in 1990 with a degree in Secondary Education, Steve began teaching and coaching in FWISD. He was the Head Baseball Coach at North Side High School from 1997-2000, then became the Head Baseball Coach at Western Hills. In 2001, he led the Cougars to the Texas UIL 4A State Title, and was named the Texas Sports Writers 4A and FW Star-Telegram Coach-of-the-Year. He is now the head coach at Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth. Steve has been married to his wife for 27 years, and together they have raised their son Zack (23) and daughter Annie (16).

ASSISTANT COACH
Truett Hardgrove

ASSISTANT COACH
Brett Parham


16U Black

HEAD COACH
Rick Gustafson

I am a committed Christian in my 39th year of coaching select baseball. This is my ninth year with the Ft. Worth Cats and I can honestly say that I have never been happier than I am with the Cats organization. I have never known an organization with more integrity. Over the years I have been blessed to have 10 of my former players in the major leagues. In the turbulent world we live in, I thank God for baseball to add a little sanity.

ASSISTANT COACH
Brian Reagan

Brian played his high school baseball at Houston Stratford where he was an All-Greater Houston Area selection and an All-State outfielder.  He continued his baseball career at San Jacinto JC earning All-American honors.  He then joined the UT-Arlington program where he was an All-Conference outfielder and still holds the single-season batting average record.  Professionally, Brian served as the Fort Worth Cats (United Baseball League) hitting coach.


16U Gray

HEAD COACH
Bobby McIntire

ASSISTANT COACH
Jamie Arambula


16U White

HEAD COACH
Rick Teakell

Coach Teakell has been coaching with the Ft. Worth Cats since 2004. Coach Teakell played his high school baseball at Wichita Falls Rider as an outfielder and pitcher from 1973-75. He played his college ball for Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls from 1976-79, an NAIA program. He graduated from Midwestern State University with a degree in Criminal Justice and joined the Ft. Worth Police Department in 1981 (retired in 2005).  Coach Teakell's youngest son, Trey Teakell, played for the Ft. Worth Cats and is currently a pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization. Trey pitched for Weatherford High School and TCU - he was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 9th Round of the 2017 Major League Draft. Coach Teakell's oldest, Toby, was also a ballplayer and an all-state outfielder at Weatherford High School.

ASSISTANT COACH
Paul Hewitt


15U Black

HEAD COACH
Jeremy Kinder

ASSISTANT COACH
Scott Donathan


15U White

HEAD COACH
Robin Thomas


14U Black

HEAD COACH
David Hulse

David Hulse is a retired Major League Baseball player who played outfielder from 1992-1996 for the Texas Rangers and Milwaukee Brewers. Coach Hulse played his collegiate baseball at Schreiner University. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 13th round of the 1990 MLB amateur draft.


14U Gray

HEAD COACH
Brad Keefer


14U Silver

HEAD COACH
Tyler Hale

Tyler Hale played four years for the University of Arizona pitching as a closer, set up guy, and Sunday starter. He was captain of the 2012 CWS National Champion team when the Wildcats beat South Carolina. Tyler went on to play for the San Diego Padres in the minor leagues. Afterwards, he started Hale Baseball Academy and Hale Roofing & Construction. He met his wife, Kyla Hale at the University of Arizona, and now lives in TX.


14U White

HEAD COACH
Brad McIntire

Brad graduated from Western Hills High School in 1999.  He attended Wayland Baptist University and Tarleton State University, and graduated from Tarleton in 2003 with a degree in Exercise and Sports Studies. Brad spent 11 years coaching high school baseball and football, and has seven years of head coaching experience during which time he collected nearly 100 career wins. Other coaching stops include Stephenville HS, Bowie HS, Petrolia HS, Brewer HS, Grapevine HS and now Boyd HS. In addition to high school coaching, Coach McIntire has been coaching select baseball for more than 12 years. .


13U

HEAD COACH
Nate Menchaca

ASSISTANT COACH
Brian Reagan

HEAD COACH
Tommy Abercrombie

 


12U Black

HEAD COACH
Bobby McIntire

ASSISTANT COACH
Chad Rogers



11U 

HEAD COACH
Terence Green

Terence Green is a hitting instructor, fielding instructor, and strength/conditioning coach who assists and develops athletes in a wide range of sports. Terence has achieved many athletic accomplishments during his career, most notably football and baseball. At Plano East Sr. High School, Terence was All-District 11-5A, All-State 11-5A, Hall of Honor 2007 Inductee, and played a major role in the famous "Greatest High School Football Comeback That Never Was" 1994 Plano East vs Tyler John Tyler game. Terence attended Tyler Junior College from 1995-1997 where he was First Team All-Conference Receiver and Honorable Mention Kick/Punt Returner. Terence completed his bachelor's degree at Texas Wesleyan University where he also played baseball and received the 1998 MVP Award. After college, Terence went on to play for the Ozark Mountain Ducks and was the 2000 Rookie of the Year Runner Up and 2003 Central Baseball League All-Star. He was traded in 2004 to the Fort Worth Cats where he was Team Captain, 2005 Central Baseball League All-Star, and led Central Baseball League in stolen bases in two seasons. Terence also helped lead the team to become Central Baseball League Champs, American Association League Champions, and American Association League Champions.