The GRBL prides itself on hiring only the Best coaches In The Southwest Missouri area. All of our coaches have either professional, collegiate, or High School playing/coaching experience. Meet our coaches for the 2019 season:
JUSTIN SKINNER – Former collegiate stand-out at Crowder Community College and first ever Hall of Fame inductee of Drury University Baseball. Justin is currently the back-to-back defending Champion of the GRBL and he looks to complete the league’s first dynasty as a three time Champion.
SCOTT NASBY – Former area and collegiate baseball stand-out, 2003 CWS participant for SMSU Bears, Current Head Coach Drury University Baseball. Scott’s team was runner-up in Season III of the GRBL and he hopes to take the crown in Season IV in his second year of coaching.
ANDY GALLE - Former collegiate stand-out for DI Indiana State University and professional baseball player for the Gateway Grizzles of the Frontier League. Andy was the GRBL’s first ever POY award winner and looks to take a team to the Championship in his third year of coaching.
AUSTIN KENDRICK - Former Parkview HS stand-out and current coach at his alma-mater. Signed to play at the college level but a diagnosis of testicular cancer kept Austin from continuing to play the game. Since, Austin has been a main stay since Season I helping GNR Black to the leagues inaugural crown. He continues to crush the ball and hopes to lead his team to the Season IV crown in his third year of coaching.
EVAN JONES – Former Mansfield HS and Drury University Baseball stand-out, and current coach for his alma-mater. Evan “Edge” Jones was a first time player/coach in Season III of the GRBL and narrowly missed a chance to advance to last year’s championship. Evan looks to provide firepower on the mound and take the Season IV title in his second year of coaching.
COURTNEY SPITZ – Former Kickapoo HS, Drury University stand-out, and current head baseball coach for the Springfield Catholic Fighting Irish. Spitz looks to compete in Season IV with another dominate battery combo with him behind the plate. Spitz is hoping to make the playoffs for consecutive seasons in his second year with the GRBL and ultimately win the Season IV title.