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Baseball Coaches & Trainers

Athletika is committed to the growth and success of travel baseball which starts with knowledge and commitment to the game from our staff.

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Don Haase
Athletika Warriors Coach/Trainer

Coach Don has been training local players and nationally ranked travel baseball teams for over 30 years. Over his career he’s coached baseball players at every level of competition including youth travel, high school, college, and professional. 


Coach Don loves the game of baseball and is eager to share his knowledge and experience to improve athletes of all ages and skill levels. He's currently available for individual hitting lessons and teaches an arm care program Saturday mornings at Athletika.

Matt Hazzard
Athletika Warriors Coach/Trainer
Head Coach North Farmington HS JV Baseball 


Coach Matt has been playing baseball all his life and most recently spent the last 10 years coaching his sons travel baseball teams. In 2022 he accepted the head coaching position for North Farmington JV Baseball a week before their season started and lead them to a double digit win season. He also plays for a 40 and over team through the MSBL (Mens Senior Baseball League). With over 40 years of experience in the game Coach Matt is always willing to take time away from his schedule of coaching high school baseball, continuing his own playing career, and managing Athletika to provide baseball lesson’s to all age and skill level players.

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Martin Lunceford

Athletika Warrior Consultant/Trainer

Coach Martin has been coaching travel baseball for many years. He has spent the last couple years refining his personal coaching skills working with professional coaches and advancing his knowledge through established baseball organizations such as PBR and Driveline. He currently serves as a consultant and ambassador for Athletika Baseball and offers baseball lessons through Athletika.

Brandt Hazzard
Baseball Catcher Coach

Coach Brandt has been playing travel baseball for over 7 years and currently plays for Livonia Franklin High School. In recent years, he's focused most of this time specializing on the catcher position. He spent his last off season training with an active MLB catcher to understand the position from someone whose received the highest levels of coaching and training. Based on this unique experience, he's eager to share his knowledge with catchers between the ages of 8-14 years old. 

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James Wood
Director of Baseball Operations
Athletika Warrior 13U Head Coach

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If you're interested in coaching a team or training baseball/softball players at Athletika please contact us at 734-744-5636 or 

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