For the last 24 years, Shane has dedicated his self to coaching, instructing, & scouting the game of Baseball. He has coached at the youth, high school, and college level. Professionally he worked nine years as a scout for the Montreal Expos, Florida Marlins, and Chicago White Sox. In 2003, Shane was fortunate enough to earn a World Series ring with the Marlins. In addition to scouting, Shane served as an assistant coach at Jefferson Community College, Harris Stowe State University and The University of Missouri St. Louis. Under Shane’s direction, he has coached or instructed over 300 players who furthered their career at the College level. Eighty-Five of them played at the NCAA Division 1 level at such schools as University of Miami, TCU, Mizzou, Wichita State, Baylor, Kansas, Oklahoma State, Missouri State, Southeast Missouri State, Creighton, Indiana State, Notre Dame, SLU, Illinois, Illinois State, Richmond, Arkansas State, SIU Carbondale, Austin Peay, Cornell, Columbia, and Western Kentucky.
Twenty players Shane has instructed or coached has gone on to play professionally with MLB organizations. St Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres, Kansas City Royals, Oakland A’s, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles, Florida Marlins, Montreal Expos, Washington Nationals, Colorado Rockies, New York Mets, Arizona Diamond Backs, and Atlanta Braves. Five of them have played at the Big League Level.
Since age 20, Shane has worked full time as a Professional Instructor specializing in Hitting and Catching Fundamentals. He prides his self in evolving each year to become a better coach, instructor, and mentor to his students and his players.
Shane is married to his lovely wife Ronda Eames and has 5 wonderful children: Kelli, Cooper, Maggie, Evan and Kayla.