TDO Staff

Patrick Kirby

Director of Operations

 

Bio

  • Brings a wealth of baseball knowledge to the TDO staff with experience playing at the collegiate level.

  • Over 30 years of coaching at various youth levels throughout the Tri Valley.

  • A true student of the game, Pat is always searching for new ways to instruct and reach out to help his students achieve their goals.​

  • Graduated from San Leandro High School under legendary coach Cas Munoz.

  • Successful college career at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

  • Two-time all-conference player as a first baseman.

  • 1989 led the Mustangs to the Division II National Championship with 2 hits and a home run in the 9-5 championship win vs New Haven

  • Leading hitter for the Mustangs that year with a .333 average, 4 home runs and 46 RBI.

  • Played for the Wichita Broncos and won the prestigious National Baseball Congress World Series.

  • Number two on the all-time career list for triples at Cal Poly

  • Ranks in the top 10 in hits in a career, triples in a season, games in a season, and at bats in a career.

Jake Souza

Instructor

 

Bio

  • Graduated from Sierra High School

  • Played 3 years of varsity baseball at SHS

  • 1st team all league all 3 years 2B/C

  • All league MVP

  • All area MVP

  • Currently attending Modesto Junior College

  • Played 3B, SS and 2B at MJC

 

Eric Gleese

Instructor

 

Bio

  • 2011 Graduate from West High School 

  • Started his college career as a Renegade at Ohlone College of Fremont. 

  • his sophomore year he put together a great season on the mound with an ERA under 2.5 in over 70 innings which was good enough to earn him Honors. 

  • transferred and continued his College career in Honolulu for the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

  • As a Rainbow Warrior Eric posted an ERA of 3.71 over 40.2 innings in his two years of relief work. 

  • Eric achieved his debut in Pro Ball by finishing the 2015 season with the Amarillo Thunderheads of the American Association. 

  • The 2016 season was Eric's first full Professional season playing with the Santa Fe Fuego and the Roswell Invaders of the Pecos League where he pitched well enough to make the All-Star team.

  • at the end of the 2016 season Eric was chosen along with other Pecos League All-Stars to represent one of the U.S. teams in the World Baseball Challenge tournament in Prince George, BC. 

  • West High pitching coach 2016.

Averey Kolomvotos

Instructor

 

Bio

  • 4 year varsity starter as a shortstop and pitcher at Chavez high school.

  • All League 2012 and 2013.

  • 2014 SJAA pitcher of the year with a 1.68 era in 70 innings pitched.

  • Played two years at Chabot College.

Dakota Connors

Instructor

 

Bio

  • Graduated 2014 played 3 years varsity baseball at Sierra High School

  • 2014 ABCA High School Gold Glove award winner

  • 2014 VOL defensive POTY

  • 2 year All League

  • Started 33 games as a freshman shortstop at Cal State East Bay.

  • Played all 55 games as the second baseman on the 33 - 20 squad that made a west regional appearance.

  • Coaching both private lessons and teams for 5 years

Ryan Kirby

Instructor

 

Bio

  • 4-year varsity starter at Granada High School in Livermore

  • Played college baseball at the University of San Diego.

  • Batted .344 with 6 home runs and 32 RBI in only 34 games due to an injury in 2016.

  • Set the school record for RBI's in a game with 9 and hit a walk off home run vs Arizona State in his first game back from injury.

  • Drafted in the 2013 MLB Player Draft out of high school and 2016 Draft by the San Francisco Giants.

  • Signed June and played first professional season for the Giants Single-A Minor League team the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes as a 12th round pick in 2016.

  • 2017 Northwest League All Star and League MVP.

Mike Echavia

Instructor

Bio

  • 2013 Graduate from Amador Valley High School.

  • Team won NCS D-I Baseball Championship in 2013.

  • Started his college career at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

  • Transferred to Chabot College in Hayward, CA.

  • 2016 Conference Player of the Year at Chabot College.

  • Completed college career at the University of Nevada, Reno.

  • Batted .321 with 32 doubles, 15 home runs, and 92 RBI in his two years at Nevada.

  • Graduated with a degree in General Studies in 2018. 

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