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Joe Filomeno - Owner of Athletes HQ® - Rockford (Pitching/Overhand Throwing)

Former MLB Draft Pick to Texas Rangers (2014) and Division 1 Pitcher for Louisville

7 year professional career

CJ Deshazer - Hitting and Infield Instructor

CJ is a former, multiple level college standout, who was a Switch-Hitting Shortstop and impact player for a Heartland CC team that went 41-4. CJ spent a year as a starter for an Oakton CC team that appeared in the College World Series. He then went on to play for nationally ranked Northwood U. (D2) in Michigan.

Pat O'Malley - Hitting Instructor

Pat was a 4-year college baseball player at Oakton CC and Rockford U. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and minored in Coaching. Pat has coached across amateur levels including - Freeport HS, Fastball USA, American Legion, and Rock Valley College. Pat works full time for NCSA, a company dedicated to help athletes reach the college level athletically.

Tessa Magnanimo - Fastpitch Pitching Instructor

Pitcher for UW-Madison (Wisconsin Badgers) at the Division 1 level. Former High School All-American and set a school record with 239 strikeouts.

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