INSTRUCTORS / LESSONS

HITTING & FIELDING

Scott Jones

HITTING / FIELDING

$40 / Session
$60 / Session Non-NBA Members

Scott Jones, as one of the owners of Natural Baseball Academy and an Associate Scout with the Seattle Mariners, has 25+ years of baseball coaching experience at the youth, high school, and collegiate levels.  Scott is one of the lead instructors in both hitting and fielding, and is the director of the high school select program.  Scott is a graduate of SM West High School, and played college baseball at Avila University where he earned All Conference Honors in '90, and was voted as the team MVP by his teammates. The Jones family has been involved in baseball in Johnson County for more than 40 years, and has helped 100+ players find collegiate homes in the last 7 years.

Clark Jones

HITTING / FIELDING

$40 / Session
$60 / Session Non-NBA Members

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$40 Per Session
  • $60 for Non-Members
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Will Brennan

Blue Valley High School

  • (3 Year Varsity)

K-State 2017-2019

  • Freshman Average Record Holder .350
  • Freshman All American x2 (2017)
  • First Team All Big 12 (2018)
  • Preseason First Team All Big 12 (2019)
  • 2019 MLB Draft 8th Round Pick to the
  • Cleveland Indians
  • Played in AA in first full season
  • AA Northeast Champion 2021

 

$40 Per Session
  • $60 for Non-Members
Seth Collins

Seth Collins

Warrensburg High School

  • 1995 2nd Team All-Conference Outfielder
  • 1996 1st Team All-Conference Outfielder
  • 1996 1st Team All-State Outfielder, Hit .577 with 3 HR

University of Central Missouri

  • 2000 2nd Team All-American Outfielder
  • 2000 2nd Team All-MIAA Outfielder
  • 2001 2nd Team All-American Outfielder
  • 2001 1st Team All-MIAA Outfielder
  • Central Region Tournament MVP 2000, 2001, 2000 Hit .437 with 11 HR and 66 RBI in (23rd in the Nation)
  • 2001 Hit .381 with 8 HR and 60 RBI
    11th in UCM career Homeruns and Batting Average (.388 batting average, 26 HR)

PITCHING

Brian Knippelmeyer

PITCHING

$45 / Session
$55 / Session Non-NBA Members

PLAYER

  • Barton Community College
    (2002-2004) Pitcher
  • Marshall University
    (2004-2006) Pitcher

    • Honors
      • Top 10 in single season saves (2006)
      • Conference USA honorable mention
      • Season team leader in saves (2006)

COACH

  • Marshall University
    Volunteer Assistant (2008-2009)
  • Baseball Mentoring Program
    Pitching & Camp Hitting Instructor (2012, 2013)
  • Ban Johnson Amateur League
    Manager for NBA (2014-2016)

    • Honors
      • 2015 League Championship
      • All-Star Game Manger (2016)
      • 57-40 record in 3 seasons
      • Pitcher of the Year Award (2014)
      • League MVP Award (2016)
  • University of Saint Mary
    Pitching Coach and Lead Recruiter (2015-2017)

    • Honors
      • 3 Players in Independent Ball
      • 2 Players selected to 2nd Team All-Conference (2017)
  • Mid-Plains League
    Midwest A's
    Pitching Coach (2017-Present)

    • Honors
      • Regular Season Champions (2017)
      • All-Star Game Coach (2017, 2018)
      • Pitcher of the Year Award (2017)
      • Pitcher of the Year Award (2018)
  • Natural Baseball Academy
    Pitching Director (2017-Present)
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Jonathan Sprinkle

PITCHING

$40 / Session
$40 / Session Non-NBA Members

University of Central Missouri (2017-2020)

  • All Time Record Holder for K/9
  • All Conference First Team
  • D2CCA Central Region First Team
  • ABCA Central Region First Team
  • Central Region Relief Pitcher of the Year (2019)
  • NCBWA Central Region First Team
  • NCBWA Honorable Mention All-American

Houston Astros Organization (2020-Present)

  • 2021 Season

    • Fayetteville, NC Woodpeckers (Low-A)
    • Asheville, NC Tourists (High A)
    • Corpus Christy, TX Hooks (Double A)

$50 Per Session
  • $60 for Non-Members

$40 Per Session
  • $40 for Non-Members

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