** All instructor rates DO NOT include a cage fee. Cages must be purchased separately. **

Alec Crawford

A native of Wilton, Iowa; Alec pitched two years at Des Moines Area Community College where he holds pitching records in all statistical categories.  He went on to pitch two years at The University of Minnesota where he was named 2014 team Pitcher of the Year. That same year he was selected in the 25th round of the Major League Draft by the Colorado Rockies. Crawford has worked with kids of all ages in both small group and private lesson settings on both pitching and hitting!  

Rate: $90

Email: crawfordalec0@gmail.com

Jordan Rice

Jordan played college softball at Minnesota Duluth and graduated in 2015.  During her time there she is a record holder in games played, RBI's, homeruns, and walks over her four years.  She has worked closely with players of all ages working hitting, catching and infield lessons for several years.  If you are looking for one on one session shoot her and email and set up a time that work!  

Rate: TBD

Email: ricex507@d.umn.edu

Toby Anderson

Toby is an Idaho native and former Golden Gopher pitcher.  He has worked with kids of all ages on hitting, pitching and fielding.  He is a full time employee of The Cages and works with kids in both a Small Group and Private setting.  Feel free to reach out to Toby about both Private and Small Group Lessons! 

Rate:  $55

Email: tobyanderson@thecages.us

Cole McDevitt

Cole is a former Golden Gopher catcher and first baseman that graduated in 2019.  He works with kids of all ages but specializes in hitting and catching.  He is a part owner of The Cages and has been working with kids for more than 8 years to help them develop their game.  Contact Cole at anytime for private or group lessons.

Rate: $60

Email: colemcdevitt@thecages.us

Jack McDevitt

Jack is currently one of the more popular hitting instructors at The Cages.  He enjoys working with youth players and has passion and knowledge for many parts of the game.  An alumni of Eastview where he was the captain of both the baseball and football teams.  In addition to his work with young players, Jack works full time at MN Ice

Rate:  $60

Email: jackmcdevitt@thecages.us

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Matt Haefner

 After graduating from Minnesota State Mankato where he played catcher and received NCC All Conference honors, he played 15 yrs of fastpitch softball.  Matt won the National Championship and Tournament MVP in '95 the same year he was voted an ASA All American and invited to participate in the Olympic Sports Festival. Currently the Prior Lake head varsity softball coach. 

Rate:  TBD
Email: mhaefner@studioeightmn.com

Dan Motl

A native of Burnsville, Dan went on to play college ball at the University of Minnesota. Spending most of his time in centerfield, Dan put together an impressive .336 batting average his senior season.  He is currently playing with the Sioux Fall Canaries for the 2017 season.  Dan works with kids of all ages ranging from hitting to fielding during his offseason! 

Rate: TBD

Email: motlx022@umn.edu