Nick Herrin, Club President
Nick Herrin is the Adidas Athletics President and the 17U Adidas Academy head coach. Herrin has coached collegiately for six years, one year at the JuCo level (SWIC) and five years at the NAIA level (Harris-Stowe State.) He runs baseball operations within the program and also serves as a counselor for upper class-men as they consider their college baseball opportunities. As a coach, Herrin believes strongly in player accountability. He pushes for a baseball environment that is relaxed but focused on competing and improving. Herrin graduated Maryville University in 2015 with a B.A. in Strategic Communication.
Alec Logue, Chief Operating Officer
Alec Logue is the COO and owns part of Athletics. He handles uniform operations and runs several elements of the club on the business end. Logue specializes in working with infielders and pitchers and is the head coach of the 15U Academy National Team.
In 2015, Logue graduated with a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He is also one of the Adidas A’s top pitching instructors.
Jess Lafentres, Director of Baseball Ops
Jess LaFentres has been coaching in the St. Louis area for a long time, and at one point ran his own high school team/club called the River City Hawks. LaFentres works to help young players overcome adversity and be winners when it comes to the mental side of baseball. LaFentres believes youth baseball should be used to teach life-lesson. These life-lessons teach young players to deal with their emotions appropriately and that player development and improvement is more important than winning. LaFentres is a retired Army Veteran, Warrant Officer.
Andrew Perry, Director of Communications
As club director Andrew Perry handles many of the day to day operations. Andrew specializes on youth baseball and also coaches high school basketball.
Matthew Herrin, General Manager
Matthew handles many of the operations of the club. Matthew has been coaching baseball for nearly a decade and he also handles the media and website for the Athletics.
Matt Roche, Hitting Coordinator
Coach Roché has coached with the club since 2016, has had both youth and high school teams. Specializes in teaching hitting, enjoys incorporating technology into his teachings primarily as a way of tracking progress and taking the guess work out of instruction.
Matt Tabor, Director of Hitting Development
Coach Tabor has coached with the A’s for many years and has coached at the youth and high school levels.
Luke Miller, Recruiting Coordinator
Luke handles many of the
recruiting needs for the club. Luke has connections with colleges all over the area.