Mike Bordick, Defensive Consultant/Instructor
Mike played 14 years in the Major Leagues with Oakland, Baltimore, NY Mets, and Toronto. During this time, Mike set fielding records for the most consecutive games (110) without an error at shortstop as well as the most consecutive chances (543) without an error by a shortstop. Between 1993 and 2002 Mike finished in the top 5 in fielding percentage and finished first in 1999 and 2002 with respective percentages of .989 and .998. Mike was selected for the Major League All Star game in 2000. He is currently an analyst for the Orioles broadcasts on MASN as well as a special instructor for the Orioles working with the infielders. Mike will work with the Redbirds players and coaches on proper fundamentals of fielding as well as the mental approach to becoming a great defensive player.
Brian Lopez, Secretary
Brian played 3 years of College Baseball for St. Mary's College of Maryland (DIII) and one year for West Virginia Wesleyan (NAIA), primary positions were center field and catcher. He was All Conference (CAC) at centerfield as a junior and All Conference at Catcher as a Senior. Brian led St. Mary's in stolen bases his junior and senior years. Brian has been coaching youth baseball for 6 years, The last 2 years years he has coached for the Redbirds leading them to a 48-12 record and winning the Ripken 11U Nationals Tournament. His goal as a youth coach is to continue to develop players’ knowledge of the game, improve their individual skills, and to ensure their love and enjoyment of the game.
Level 1 Accredited Interscholastic Coach (AIC), Certified Interscholastic Coach (CIC), Certified Baseball Coach (USA Baseball), Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach (NSCA), Certified in Concussion Sports (CDC), Certified in First Aid, Health & Safety (American Red Cross), Certified in Coaching Unified Sports (Special Olympics Unified Sports), Certified in Middle School Sports (AMLE), and named to the National Coach Certification Honor Roll.
Robert L. Heubeck Jr., Director of Education, Student/Athlete Development
Robert is a graduate of Loyola College and holds a Master's in Education from James Madison University. He currently serves as the Head of the Upper School at Gilman School as well as the Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach which includes assisting in the identification of student-athletes and the follow-up process for admission. They made the MIAA A Championship Playoffs 2010, 2012-2015 - Champions in 2010 & Runners Up 2013. He was also involved in the Gilman Summer Baseball Camp (2010-2014) and the Assistant Varsity Soccer Coach (2004-2009).
B.J. Surhoff, Hitting Consultant/Instuctor
B.J. was the number one draft pick by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1985 MLB draft out of the University of North Carolina. He went on to play 19 years in the Major Leagues with the Milwaukee Brewers, Baltimore Orioles, and Atlanta Braves. In the 1995 season, B.J. had a career high .320 average. He was an All-Star in 1999 and has a career batting average of .282. B.J. currently consults with the Baltimore Orioles both in the Major League and Minor Leagues scouting and working with young players. B.J. also works on hitting with the Collegiate Redbird players in the summer. B.J. will work with the youth Redbird coaches and players on hitting mechanics, philosophies, and approaches at the plate.
Dave Sutor, Director of Collegiate Development
Dave was a Division 1 Pitcher / OF at the University of Maryland. He has coached youth baseball for over 25 years and founded the Baltimore Blue Jays Baseball (Showcase Teams 2009-2012). He has coached club baseball at Putty Hill for 4 years as well as coaching Park High School baseball for 3 years - and made the championship game twice in three years with one championship). Dave is the current General Manager of the Collegiate Redbirds team.