One of the most respected hitting coaches in baseball today, Ortegon brings 30 years of experience as a professional player, coach, and manager. Ortegon's coaching career at the professional level spans more than 15 years and includes positions with the Philadelphia Phillies, Texas Rangers, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves, and Toronto Blue Jays organizations.
Legendary hitting coaches, Rudy Jaramillo and Charlie Manuel, are among the numerous coaches and players with whom Ortegon has worked closely and shares an association.
Following his successful college career at Lubbock Christian and Grand Canyon University, Ortegon was signed by current Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon to a minor league contract to play for the California Angels.At his core, Ortegon is an educator. He spent the early part of his post-playing career as a high school teacher and head coach. His ability to teach, communicate and build a rapport with players has earned him the trust of coaches and players at the games highest level. In addition to his ability to teach the mechanics of hitting, Ortegon is equally known for his ability to help players understand the mental discipline of hitting. His book The Hitter’s Discipline is scheduled for a Fall 2018 release. Ortegon oversees all coaches, teaching and baseball curriculum; including the evaluation and implementation of all training technology.
Coached for 8 years in travel baseball as a head coach from ages 8u to 15u. Coached for Mojo Baseball, Baseball Nation, Easton Elite and Dallas Mustangs..
Played at Grapevine High School. Pitched for the 1996 and 1997 Connie Mack World Champion Dallas Mustangs under coaches Sam Carpenter and Jack Sharp. Threw a no hit shutout in the 1996 Connie Mack State Championship game.
Played at Tulane University for a season before transferring to pitch at Texas Tech University for two years. Graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.
Born and raised in Plano, TX.
Led the nation with a batting average of .432 amongst shortstops at Huston-Tillotson University in 2017
Graduated with a degree in Mathematics.
Post-graduation, completed Spring Training and Assisted Texas Airhogs Baseball in Operations from 2018-2019.
Available for private hitting lessons by appointment only. Limited Availability.
From Bakersfield, California
3 year varsity starter in highschool
Played 2 years at Bakersfield College; all conference both years
Transferred to San Francisco State University; all conference both years and graduated with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice 2019.
Played independent baseball for the San Rafael Pacifics in the Pacific Association in 2019
Volunteer Assistant coach at San Francisco State for the 2019-2020 season
Volunteer Assistant coach at Texas Wesleyan 2020-2021 season
Andrew is a recent graduate from Oklahoma State University who played baseball at Wylie high school and was a four-year varsity starter as a catcher, pitcher, and outfielder for the pirates. He earned many prestigious awards throughout his baseball career including an invitation to the Texas Rangers team Area Code tryouts, invitation to the Perfect Game All World showcase, Rawlings-Perfect Game Pre-Season All-American, Perfect Game southwest top prospect class and team of 2016, top 500 national prospects class of 2016, Under Armor top prospect and team one invitation, and much more. He turned down many collegiate and professional options to pursue his dream of becoming an engineer. Andrew graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2020 with a B.S. in mechanical engineering with a pre-medical option and background in controls and mechatronic design. Andrew currently works at Quest Medical, Inc. as an engineer and is also a design engineer for project “Boom” where top engineers around the world are working to design a RC plane to break the sound barrier. He loves coaching and developing kids in the game of baseball while assisting professional hitting coach Ronnie Ortegon in numerous clinics and lessons. Andrew has coached the North Texas Rangers majors level baseball team for 5 years and has experience in running hitting, catching, and out fielding clinics.
Played at Plano West High School 6A District for 4 years, 3 full starting years on varsity.
Played in the North Texas 6A All-Star Game, got 1st Team All District.
Committed to Stephen F. Austin University but transferred to play for 2 years at Grayson College and 1 year at Oral Roberts University.
Graduating at Oral Roberts University with a Bachelors degree in Health Leisure in Sports Science(will receive Masters in 2 more years) was a Private instructor and coach at DBAT since ‘19 Summer.
Wilson started coaching travel baseball teams in 2011. Coached for Mojo Baseball and North Texas Fury Elite Baseball. Wilson specializes in working with catchers and helping all players with throwing mechanics, velocity improvements and arm care. As a native of Memphis, Tennessee, Wilson was a 3 year varsity baseball starter at Germantown High school in Germantown, Tennessee. While at Germantown the Red Devils made the Tennessee state tournament for 2 consecutive years. Wilson continued his
playing career at Northeast Mississippi Community College where he played for the Tigers, and earned an Associates of Arts degree. Wilson was awarded the Tiger Award as the team MVP. Wilson completed his Bachelor’s degree in Business while playing baseball
for the Blazers at Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi. He earned Academic All-Conference honors while at Belhaven. Wilson continued his education at Mississippi College earning an MBA.
A Dallas native, Coach Davis played at Dallas Baptist University and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. Having spent 10 years in the MLB, he brings incredible knowledge and experience to the SFT Facility. Coach Davis has experience coaching 9-14 year old Major level teams. Come take a lesson with Coach Davis!