Chris Kersten – Hitting, Fielding, Speed/Agility Instruction
Chris Kersten played his high school baseball at Medicine Lodge High, and was born and raised in Kiowa, KS. After high school Chris continued his academic and baseball career at Louisiana Tech where he was a 3-time academic all-conference, 2009 WAC hitter of the week, 2009 2nd team All-Conference Utility, and 2009 national hitter of the week. After his collegiate career Chris was drafted in the 33rd round by the Cleveland Indians in which he played for two seasons before chasing passion and desire towards performance enhancement and optimal movement in the form of physical therapy. After completing his didactic work at Southwest Baptist University, Chris participated in several sports medicine rotations including the world-renowned Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, FL. In 2015 Chris graduated with his doctorate in physical therapy with a new goal: take the movement science learned in physical therapy school and combine that knowledge with his extensive background in collegiate and professional baseball. His continued mission is to connect movement science and the latest advancements in hitting in order to help you achieve your highest level possible. Chris provides instruction for hitting and fielding for both baseball and softball players.
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Judd Liebau – Pitching, Hitting and Fielding Instruction
Judd played high school baseball at Central-Burden and was raised in Elk County, KS. After high school, Judd played baseball at Cowley Community College (all-conference) and then at Washburn University (all-conference). After college, Judd was the Pitching Coach at Washburn from 1995 to 1997. Judd was fortunate enough to play under two coaches that combined for over 2,200 wins in their careers; and he strives to pass along what he learned from Coaches Burroughs and Anson to his players and students. Judd graduated Washburn in 1994 with a Finance degree, then graduated from Washburn Law School in 1997. Judd worked as an attorney, and then as a banker from 1997 until opening DK Sports & Fitness in Spring 2019. Judd has been a youth coach for football, basketball and baseball over the past 14 years in Chapman. He is now the Head Baseball Coach for Chapman High School and Head Basketball Coach for Chapman Middle School. Judd provides instruction on pitching for baseball players, as well as hitting and fielding for both baseball and softball.
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Steve Cavanaugh – Catching and Pitching Instruction
Steve played high school baseball in central Pennsylvania where he was born and raised. After graduating from Lewistown high school in 1992, Steve continued his athletic career at Juniata College, a NCAA Division III school, in Huntingdon, Pa. During his time at Juniata, Steve was a two-sport athlete playing football and baseball. Steve was recognized with all-conference honors and was awarded the Stanford-Mickle Award for his contributions to Juniata College Athletics. While at Juniata, Steve played for former Los Angeles Dodger’s Minor League manager, Bill Berrier who compiled over 1,000 wins in his professional coaching career. Steve was offered an opportunity to continue playing baseball after college but decided to hang up his cleats and join the U.S. Army. After graduating with a Criminology Degree from Juniata and joining the Army in 1996, Steve served on active duty until 2011 and still serves as a civilian supporting the troops on Fort Riley. Steve earned a master’s degree in Project Management from the University of Mary in 2013. Steve has coached youth football, basketball, softball and baseball in the Dickinson and Geary County area since 2011. Steve assists with an off-season arm strengthening program and provides individual lessons.