Tony Pine, Owner and Instructor
Tony attended Tualatin HS from 1994-1998 where he earned 1st Team All-League and All-Conference in 1998 and 2nd Team All-League in 1997. He also pitched three no-hitters his senior year. Moving on to Mt. Hood Community College he played from 1998-2000 earning Honorable Mention All-League. In 2000 the Mt. Hood Saints won the NWAC Championships in Wenatchee, WA. Tony then went on to play for Western Oregon University from 2000-2001. From 2005-2014 he played amateur baseball where he was an All-Star selection 7 times. In 2009 his team won the World Series Championship in Tempe, AZ at Tempe Diablo Stadium where he was named the wining pitcher in the championship game. In 2014 Tony retired from playing baseball. From 2008-2018 he worked for the Yard Baseball Academy as a baseball Instructor and Head Coach of the 19u college prep team. During his time at The Yard he helped develop over 100 players to various colleges and professional MLB teams through private instruction and coaching. He has also had the opportunity to meet and/or work with numerous MLB players such as Derek Jeter, CC Sabathia, Dellin Betances, Manny Machado, Dexter Fowler, Gio Gonzalez, Mookie Betts, Marcus Stroman, Mark Grace and Darwin Barney. In 2018 Tony decided to take his career to the next level and by starting his own business and focusing on individual player development through private instruction and group lessons. Tony Pine is the younger brother of Chris Pine who is a former minor league pitcher.
Trent Calmer, Baseball Instructor/Coach
Trent attended Southridge HS where he was 1st Team All-Metro in 2011. After graduating high school in 2011 he went on to play baseball at Concordia University Portland. In 2015 he earned the Academic All-America 2nd Team award along with multiple academic honors. Trent went on to graduate from Concordia University in 2016. From 2014-2017 he worked for Athletes in Motion as a baseball Instructor and coach. He was the 16U head coach and also helped with strength and conditioning for ages 14-18 years old. Trent joined Five Tool Baseball in 2020 as a baseball Instructor/Coach.
Marcus Rethwill, Baseball Instructor/Coach
Marcus played baseball for Liberty HS from 2009-2010 where he was awarded 2nd Team All-League as a DH. In 2011-2012 he attended Westview HS where he was 2nd Team All-League as an infielder and also won a State Championship Title in 2011. After high school he went on to play baseball at Clackamas Community College where he earned 2nd Team All-League as an outfielder. Marcus was then offered a full ride scholarship to play at St Gregory's University in Shawnee, Oklahoma where he finished out his career as a starter both years. Marcus joined Five Tool Baseball in 2020 as both a baseball and softball Instructor/Coach. He also coaches the Oregon Thunder Softball 12U traveling team where they have won 2 Oregon State Titles.