Drew Cumberland was born and raised in Pace Florida. He grew up playing at PARA ballpark where he developed his skills and started playing travel baseball at the age of 10. Drew was raised in a baseball family and has loved it since day one. He attended Pace High School where he was a 4 year letter in baseball and a 3 year letter in football. Drew was named fist team all state in football his junior year and second team all state his senior year. In baseball he was named second team all state his junior year and first team all state his senior year and was also an All American.
Drew signed a scholarship to Louisiana State University (LSU) to play baseball but was selected in the first round of the MLB draft (46th) overall by the San Diego Padres. Drew decided to go the pro route and follow his dreams of playing in the big leagues. Drew was a top prospect in the Padres system and won multiple awards for best hitter and base runner in the system. In 2010 he was selected to play in the futures game in Angels stadium alongside Mike Trout, Ben Revere, Mike Moustakas, Eric Hismer and many others still playing in the big leagues today.
Drew's career was cut short due to concussions and a condition called bilateral vestibulopathy which affects his inner ear and equilibrium. Drew went back and coached in the Padres system for their low A team the Fort Wayne Tin Caps and also in instructional league before making a comeback. Even though he wanted to play in the big leagues his condition was just too much and he decided to retire.
Drew is now a big influence on young kids and high school players. He has been doing lessons for the past 6 years and coaching travel ball teams. In 2015 he started his own travel baseball organization, Panhandle Athletics and continues to pass on his knowledge to young athletes he comes in contact with.
1979-82 wrestled international freestyle Atsugi Japan
1982 moved to Pace Fl.
1984-87 wrestled for United Steate naval Academy Prep School(NAPS) / United States Coast Guard Academy(USCGA)
volunteer assistant coach USCGA 1988-1991
1987-88 New London Ct. Sheriff
1988-2009 Ct. Correctional Officer
Ct. State Power Lifting Champion 1991-1993
Ct, State Body Building Bhampion 1995-1996
Waterford Youth Wrestling Coach 2001-2004
Waterford High School Assistant Coach 2005-2009
Ct Team State Champions 2005 and 2009
Ct. State Wrestling Coach of The Year 2010
Owner/Coach West Florida Wrestling Club 2010-2012
Pace Hs Wrestling coach 2012-2014...Started and coached the Pace Youth Wrestling Club
1st /2nd District Championships in school history 2013-2014
Tate Hs coach 2015 Present Started and coach the CWC (cantonment wrestling club)
Tate HS District Champions 1st in school history 2016
Currently teach ESE P.E. Santa Rosa Ct./ Learning Academy/ Wrestling Coach Tate HS/ WrestlingnCoach at CWC
Bobby Cassevah was raised in Pace and began playing baseball at the age of 5. He was in the PARA, Dixie Youth/Dizzy Dean leagues. He attended Pace HS and lettered in 3 sports including baseball as a freshman. He was ranked 1st in the state and 7th in the country as a junior and signed a full scholarship to Louisiana State University. He had to sit out his senior year due to a football injury which required Tommy John(elbow) surgery. He was still able to be drafted by the Los Angeles Angels and chose to go the professional route to pursue his dream of making it to the big leagues.
He played six years in the Angels minor league system before being selected in the Rule 5 draft by the Oakland A's. After spending spring training with the A's, the Angels purchased his contract back and made his big league debut after spending only 1 day in AAA. Over the ten years of his professional baseball career, he spent time with the Angels, A's, and Rockies before retiring in 2014 due to shoulder surgery.
He loves the game of baseball and can't stay away. He has coached at Washington HS and is currently the Varsity pitching coach at Pace HS. He has also spent time coaching youth travel ball teams and HS showcase teams in the summer.
Luke attended the University of New Hampshire earning his Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology, where he spent 2 years as the Strength and Conditioning Intern. Luke is now furthering his education at the University of West Florida as a 2nd year Masters student in the Physical Education and Human Performance Program. He is the current Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for UWF as well as the Director of Baseball, Swim and Dive sport performance.
Luke brings outstanding training experience to The Clubhouse such as, being the Strength and Conditioning Intern at Cressey Sports Performance, the Strength and Conditioning Coach at Bo Jacksons Elite Sports, as well as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Wareham Gateman of CCBL. Luke is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA as well as being certified at Level 1 and 2 with Functional Movement Screen (FMS). Luke brings extensive knowledge and training experience to our members at The Clubhouse and hopes to help teach and grow our young athletes.
Joey Vara is a former pro player for the Oklahoma Stallions and collegiate player for West Coast Baptist College. he is a national skills development trainer and has trained pro players and NCAA D1 players. He has run pro camps to youth camps in Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Pennsylvania , California, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina and the Bahamas. He is the founder Vision Hoops Pro Training and runs camps, clinics, leagues and private training.
Shelby Henson was raised in Silverhill, AL and played a variety of sports throughout her life, including softball, basketball, and tennis. She has danced from the time she was 3 throughout her senior year of high school. She also attended dance conventions while dancing competitively for the last 5 years of her dance career. She is one of the three original Troupe members at her dance studio. Shelby has also cheered since she was 5, from city league, during all four years of high school, and even at UWF. She was an All-American cheerleader and was chosen for the “America Needs Cheerleaders” UCA leadership award.
In 2012 Shelby moved from Alabama to Pensacola and began coaching. She has coached various types of classes for the past six years- including gymnastics, tumbling, aerial silks, and lyra. During her time coaching she has attended multiple classes at Regional and National Gymnastics Congresses.
Shelby has a degree in Elementary Education from Pensacola State College and is currently pursuing a degree in Physical Education at the University of West Florida. In her free time, she is a board member for the Distinguished Young Women of Baldwin County program, volunteers on mission trips with her family, and participates in 5k runs for charity.
Seth Cumbie was born and raised in Pace, Florida. Seth began his football career at 5 years old playing at PARA ballpark. Seth continued his sports career at Pace High School in 1996 where he played football for four (4) years, ran Track for four (4) years, did Weightlifting for four (4) years, played Basketball for two (2) years and played Soccer for two (2) years. Seth moved up to Varsity Football during his Freshman year and lettered each year. Suring his Senior year, Seth was named 1st team All-State and was invited to play in the Florida vs. California All-star game and North/South Shrine Bowl. Seth Still holds the 200 meter track record.
Seth signed a scholarship to University of Southern Mississippi to play football. He played receiver, defensive back and special teams. While attending USM, Seth ran indoor and outdoor track. He graduated with a BS in Sports Administration and Coaching.
Upon returning from college, Seth volunteered with Football at Pace High School until he joined the Minor League Football team Pensacola Lightning. Since having kids, Seth has joined PARA ballpark using his sports experience and is coaching baseball and football. He has lead his baseball team to two (2) baseball championships and his football team to two (2) consecutive championships with undefeated seasons. Seth also serves on the PARA board as President. Seth is certified in personal training and specializes and holds training sessions for speed and agility.
Played Football and Baseball at Pace High School for four years
Started coaching with PA in 2016
Currently coaching at Booker T Washington High School
Attending Pensacola State College working toward an Education degree
Dustin Brenton is from Leeds, Alabama.
2011: UWF In his first year back after injury, saw action in nine games out of the bullpen... logged nine innings and gave up four earned runs for a 4.00 ERA... struck out seven batters and walked four... picked up the win and pitched two innings without an earned run against Mississippi Valley State (3/16)... named to the Gulf South Conference Academic Honor Roll.
2010: UWF Redshirt after having shoulder surgery.
2009: At UWF he Compiled a 3-2 record with a 4.47 ERA in 46.1 innings of work on the mound ... third on the team with nine starts ... struck out 41 batters while holding opponents to a .272 batting average ... struck out five in five innings of work to earn his first win as an Argonaut in a 12-2 victory over Quincy (2/21) ... tossed seven shutout innings, allowing just one hit while striking out eight in a 6-0 win over visiting Saint Leo (3/18) ... earned a complete game shutout victory over Arkansas Tech (3/24), scattering six hits while striking out five in seven innings of work in the 3-0 win ... threw one scoreless inning of relief work in the Argos’ upset of No. 1 seed Delta State in the GSC Tournament (5/4).
2008: (Central Alabama Community College) Started 14 games and went 8-3 with a 2.68 ERA in his second year at Central Alabama ... totaled 87.1 innings pitched and allowed an opponents batting average of .262 ... finished the year with 54 strikeouts.
2007: (Central Alabama Community College) Posted a 1-2 record in 18 appearances, including two starts, as a freshman ... posted a 5.77 ERA in 42.2 innings pitched ... started two games.
High School: Posted an 8-1 record with a 2.54 ERA and 81 strikeouts ... named the St. Clair County Player of the Year in baseball ... named to the all-county team as a sophomore, junior and senior ... set the school's single season record for strikeouts
-USA Basketball Youth Development Certified
-Owner/Scout Gulf Coast Hoops NCAA Certified Scouting Service
-8 years high school, middle School, travel team, and youth coach.
-Current Director of Basketball Operation Light House Christian Academy
-20-5 6A 2nd round playoffs (2008-2009)
-20-5 6A 2nd round playoffs (2012-2013) Ranked 7th state Florida
College Players Coached: Brandon Allen (FSU), Brandon McCloud (Jeff Davis), Hayen Washington (Bishop State/Coastal Carolina), Ed Fountain (Faulkner State)
“He is an excellent teacher of the game and is always willing to spend extra time helping players developing. He dedicates himself to the getting the most out of his players, which has led to many getting opportunities to play in college.” ~Lauren Coleman Head Boys Basketball Coach West Florida High School~
“Kristopher has spent countless hours on the development of our student athletes and has done what is necessary to better our program. His dedication to the program and the players has earned the respect and admiration of the athletes and coaches alike.” ~Hank Hullett Former Milton High School Boys Basketball Coach~
“I have seen his extreme work ethic. The hours of hard work he puts in is very impressive, and he is doing it because of the love he has for the game of basketball and the love he has for his kids that he coaches. He really is doing it for them, and because he wants his players to improve every time they are in the gym.” ~Jacob Jordan Jay High School Boys Basketball Coach~
“ I have been associated with Kris for a number of years now, both as a competitor and acquaintance, and have been extremely impressed with his work ethic, knowledge of the game of basketball, and commitment to the youth of his community.” ~Wes Mathews Boys Basketball Coach Central High School~
“As a coach, Kris demonstrates a love of educating and the level of commitment necessary to help students succeed in college.” ~TAF Bentley Boys Basketball Coach Navarre High School~
Jason and Cari Kimbrell - Owners
The Kimbrells are life-long residents of Santa Rosa County, that share a vision to offer the community a mission driven resource, built on the foundation of safety, quality and customer satisfaction. Jason is a community leader that is widely recognized for his outreach efforts that have proven to improve the health, safety and welfare of the community. Cari, a K-12 educator for over seventeen years, has a passion for quality education and is committed to leveraging her experience and talents to ensure all Clubhouse after school programs start first with solid academic base. The Kimbrells are excited to call Santa Rosa County home for the regions premier all sports training facility.
Born in Naples FL
Played baseball Gulf Coast High School for 4 years.
Played freshman year of college at Ave Maria, led team in hits(64)and RBIS(45)
Won Freshman of the Year for AMU
Played one year at UWF
Studying General Business
From 2000-2003, Wise was a member of the National Football League as an offensive center. He played for 4 professional teams including the Philadelphia Eagles, Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers and Barcelona Dragons of NFL Europe.
As a collegiate athlete, Wise spent five years in Coral Gables at the University of Miami where the Canes won two Big East Championships. He was a three year starter at Center and Guard for the Canes. He earned 1st Team All-American honors by one publication and 1st Team All-Big East honors by all publications. Wise was named team Captain and strength and conditioning athlete of the year in both his Junior and Senior seasons. Wise was the Plummer Award Recipient for his leadership during the 1999 season. Wise was selected to participate in two post season All-Star Games after his college career ended. He played in the East West Shrine Bowl and the All American Classic in Orlando.
In high school, Wise excelled as a member of the football team at B.T. Washington High School in Pensacola, FL. As a Senior, Wise led the Wildcats to a 6A State Championship victory. After the season Wise was a selected as a Blue Chip 2nd Team All-American and a 1st Team All State performer. Wise was also selected to play in the Florida Georgia All-Star game as member of the super prep top 24 roster for Florida.
He has since been named to the All-Decade team for all of NW Florida and is still regarded as one of the best player to ever come out of the panhandle of the sunshine state.
Ty Wise started his coaching career as an assistant coach at Booker T. Washington High School in Pensacola, Florida. While at Washington, the team posted a record of 25-12 and reached the playoffs each year. Claiming one district title in 2005 and two Regional Championships in 2005 and 2006.
He then went on to coach at Florida International University. While at FIU he assumed the role of assistant offensive line coach and assistant strength coach for football and three Olympic sports. Wise spent one season at 6A Alma Bryant High School in Mobile, Alabama where he guided the strength and conditioning department and held the title of Assistant Head Coach. Coach Wise served as Northview’s offensive coordinator from 2009-12 and helped lead the program to a 38-12 record and multiple championships. The chiefs made three trips to the playoffs over four years and notched a record of 8 wins and 2 losses in the post season. While at Northview, the program won two district titles in 2011 and 2012. The program also claimed three regional championships in 2010, 2011 and 2012. The most significant achievement came in 2012 when Wise, helped lead the chiefs to their first State Championship.
Most recently, Coach Wise served as head coach of Signal Mountain High School after earning a playoff berth in his second year at Graceville High School in Graceville, Florida.
2005: One of three Auburn Tigers to start all 68 games ... Saw action at short, while primarily batting in the No. 1 or 2 holes in the batting order ... Batted .277 with a program-record 56 runs scored ... Hit six home runs and drove in 25 runs ... Was 15-of-17 in stolen base attempts ... Ended season with 14 multiple hit games (has 39 for her career) and a career-high 12-game hit streak (April 23- May 14) ... Named to the All-Tournament Team of the Tiger Invitational after going 5-for-11 with three RBI and two doubles in five games ... Did not make an error in her last 11 games ... Batted .247 with two home runs and seven RBI in SEC play ... Was 4-of-5 in stolen base attempts against SEC opponents ... Scored 23 runs in conference play ... Had seven sacrifice hits in 29 SEC games.
2004: Played in and started all 60 of Auburn's games ... Started every game at shortstop ... Led team with 34 runs scored and six home runs and tied for team lead with two triples ... Third on Auburn with 25 RBI and tied for second with 51 hits ... Batted .258 with seven doubles and three home runs in SEC play ... Third on team with 12 multi-hit games and tied for second with multi-RBI games at six ... Collected a season-high three hits against Furman on Feb. 14 ... Also had a season-high two stolen bases the same game ... Went 2-for-5 in NCAA Regional games, collecting one RBI and one sacrifice ... Had a .926 fielding percentage and turned six double plays ... Was successful on all 12 steal attempts.
2003: Started in 54 of 57 games and saw action in one other ... Led the team with a .291 average ... Performed even better against conference competition with a .309 average ... Was the team leader in hits with 54, runs with 22 and doubles with 17 while being one off the team lead in RBIs ... Swiped seven bases, third best on the team ... Had a team-high 13 multi-hit games, including five with three hits, and tied for the team lead with six multi-RBI games ... Her eight-game hit streak was the longest by a Tiger all season ... Tied the school record with three doubles against Mercer on Feb. 8 ... Best performance came against Mississippi State on April 5 when she went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored.
High School: For her career, hit .440 with 16 home runs, 100 RBIs, 78 stolen bases and 21 triples...Earned all-state honors in Florida three times...Named FACA Region 1 Player of the Year as a senior...Also selected for Florida All-Star Team...Earned All-Northwest Florida honors all four years...Played for Plantation Gold club team in 2001-02...Also lettered in basketball and volleyball, including All-Northwest Florida and all-state honors for three years as a setter in volleyball.
Aaron Munoz graduated from Pace High School where he played football under coach Mickey Lindsey. He was a three year starter and named all-state his senior year. He was also named to the PNJ all area team his Junior and Senior year.
Following high school he received a scholarship to play football at the University of Louisiana Monroe.
While at Louisiana Monroe Aaron played multiple position including quarterback, receiver, defensive back, and punter. After his junior year he transferred to the University of South Florida to finish out his collegiate career. He graduated from USF with his BA in Sociology.
Upon returning from college Aaron accepted the varsity quarterback coach job at Tate High School. He was a part of a successful program and both of his quarterbacks went on to play college football at division 1 programs.
Played baseball at Pace High School for 4 years.
Coached travel baseball for 4 years.
Currently coaching at Pace High School under Jason McBride.
Currently enrolled at Pensacola State College pursuing a degree in Physical Education.
Jamie Bartone is a Derby, Conn native and attended Derby High school, where she lettered in both softball and basketball all four years. During her high school career she made All-State, All-league, and All-Division honors for both respective sports all four years. Bartone received a full ride scholarship to Southern Connecticut State University for both softball and basketball, ultimately choosing her true passion, softball. During her time at SCSU Bartone was the starting shortstop.
After college, she became a softball instructor as well as returning back to her hometown where she was the assistant softball coach for the many years to follow. Bartone coached at a couple different high schools in CT before making her move to Florida in 2013. From 2013-2017 she was the head coach at Catholic High school, after resigning from coaching she decided to continue on with her love and passion for the game and began instructing private softball lessons, ranging from hitting to fielding to pitching. Jamie looks forward to passing on her knowledge of the game of softball to players of all ages.
Mary Kelly was born in Pennsylvania, but moved to Milton, Florida, when she was 8 years old. Mary played volleyball, softball and beach volleyball from middle school through high school. She was captain of the varsity team from her sophomore year through her senior year. She competed at the National level five times during that period. She was named MVP and All-American multiple times for volleyball and softball and won the USAV Gulf Shore Region Junior Beach Tour Championship in 2014 and 2015. After graduating high school in 2015, she continued to play competitive beach volleyball for the next two years traveling to Wisconsin, Louisiana, Alabama, Virginia Beach and Florida, competing in the South Eastern Panhandle Tour as well as AVP Next tournaments, at the semi-pro level. Mary’s passion has always been working with kids and passing on her love of volleyball to others, whether it be indoor or beach. She is currently a full time Nanny, while coaching indoor volleyball lessons and assisting with beach volleyball. Mary became USAV Impact certified and Safe Sport certified and has been giving private lessons since 2015. In her free time she continues to play in competitive adult volleyball tournaments. Mary also competes in the CrossFit community."
Gabriel Hutto is a local native. He attended the University of South Alabama and University of Mobile obtaining a degree in the medical field.
Gabe’s lifelong passion for sports has gained him over 15 years of player experience on the soccer field which includes a high school state championship and an opportunity to train in Germany.
He has been active in soccer for the last 10 years as a recreational coach for the Gulf Coast Texans, goalkeeper trainer for travel teams, and is currently a coach for the boys Pace High School soccer team.
Logan was born and raised in the Pace, FL area. He has been playing ball since age 4 with local various rec leagues. He eventually played with the Dynamic Elite travel team. He graduated from Pace High and played under Coach Warner where he lettered for two seasons. As a senior he was a Perfect Game All-State Honorable Mention selection, a member of the PSC All-Area First Team and an Under Armour All-American player for Pace High.
Upon graduating in 2009 with a 3.9 GPA (yeah!) he attended and played for Alabama Southern Community College where he was awarded NJCAA Academic All-American accolades. He also helped the Eagles earn their first win in a state tournament where they made their first appearance after seven years of not making the cut. He then attended the University of Louisiana Monroe for the 2012-2013 seasons where he majored in Kinesiology - Exercise Science. While there he was part of the Sun Belt tournament championship team that advanced to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Tournament in 2012.
Over the past three years he has served in coaching roles for several colleges. In 2014 he joined ULM again as a student Assistant Coach and became the Director of Baseball Operations there in 2015. In 2016 he served as the assistant coach for St. John's River State College.
He is proud to return to Pace High in 2017 and serve as the Patriot's Assistant Baseball Coach. He has an extensive resume for coaching and we are excited to add his skills and knowledge to our team.