Baseball Coaches

Andy Bortz Baseball Coach
Andy Bortz (Hall of Fame induction Class of 2011)  A West Chester University star on the diamond during the Golden Rams’ Division I years, Andy Bortz graduated ranked among the school’s top 15 players in 12 offensive categories. He still holds both the school and conference record for consecutive hitting streak at twenty six (26) straight games. The Rams’ outfielder batted .339 during his college career with a .503 slugging percentage. He was named second team All-PSAC South in 1985 (the only year during his career where West Chester competed at the District II level) and led the Golden Rams to the NCAA District II South Atlantic Regional Championship Game. In 1988, as team captain, the Pottstown, PA native had a team leading nine (9) homeruns and legged out six (6) triples, falling one short of the school record. Andy is still active in the game of baseball and served 26 seasons as the Director of Operations for the Reading Phillies. Schedule a lesson HERE.
Pat Smith Baseball Coach
Pat Smith A high school teacher by trade, Coach Smith embodies a passion for learning and instruction that is surpassed only by his large personality and attention to detail. As a umpire and member of the Amateur Athletic Union, he has significant experience in pitching, catching, hitting and all areas of game awareness. Pat has been involved in coaching for nearly 15 years. He has coached for several organizations including Upper Perk travel baseball and is currently the Head Coach at Arcola Middle School. Pat is also involved in the SlugFest Steel program and currently serves as an Assistant Coach for our 16U team.  Coach Smith offers sessions for hitting, pitching and catching. Schedule a lesson HERE.

Softball Coaches

Courtney Memmo Softball Coach
Courtney Memmo Courtney, a specialty hitting coach at SlugFest, is a Wilson High School graduate (Class of 1998) and two (2) time, All-County Designated Hitter. Following high school, Courtney attended Bloomsburg University and later transferred to Kutztown University. In 2001, while attending Kutztown, she was awarded All-Conference East PSAC (1st Team and Eastern College Athletic Conference) (ECAC) and All-Star Team (2nd Team as a Designated Hitter). In 2002, Courtney was awarded All-Conference, East PSAC (1st Team), Atlantic All-Region National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) (2nd Team) and ECAC All-Star Team (1st Team as a Designated Hitter). Courtney is passionate about coaching and enjoys watching athletes develop the fundamentals necessary to grow into better players. Schedule a lesson HERE.