Gregg Coulter


Specialties: Hitting, Fielding, Pitching, and Catching

-First Team All-State NHHSB.

-Instructor at Extra Innings Nashua, NH 2006-2010
-Instructor at Extra Innings Vancouver, WA 2010-2013
-President/Coach of Premier Baseball 2014-Present

-Owner/Operator at The Lumber Yard

Andrew Haley


Andrew has over 15 years of baseball playing experience. He sees the little things and has a knack for pulling out the details and teaching them in ways that are easy to grasp. His goals are to be a trainer, nutritionist and coach. He loves working with young players, seeing them grasp concepts and helping them apply them to their game. Andrew was a Hazel Dell Little League All Star, a 5 year starter and State champion as a Demarini Bulldog, a Metro Regional All Star and also a Vancouver Cardinal.

Andrew was a 3 time varsity letterman at Columbia River HS, a first team All-league selection as a junior and senior and the 2014 SW Washington 3A Player of The Year, making the first team All-State team. Andrew accepted an offer from Mt. Hood CC and was a south region Gold Glove first baseman for the two-time South Region champs. He was the second team Gold Glove first baseman for the NWAC Conference as a sophomore. He was a two year starter in the NWCBL and finished last summer with the Portland Pickles. Andrew transferred to Concordia University this winter and he’ll be red-shirting in 2017. He’s continuing to work hard and looks forward to being ready for the 2018 and 2019 seasons. Andrew specializes in teaching consistency in hitting, the fine points of infield skills and outfield proficiency.

Chris Sperry


Coaching Career


Head Coach

University of Portland, Portland OR


Assistant Coach

Portland State University, Portland OR


Head Coach

Centralia College, Centralia WA


Head Coach

High School

Selah and Yakima High School 

Playing Career

Pro Ball:


Salem Dodgers, Salem OR



University of Portland, Portland OR

Jack Russell


Jack played for the University of Oregon club team in 1992-93 and graduated in 1994 with a degree in Recreational Management, Tourism and Design.

Jack has coached at various high schools in Oregon for over 14 years including Sheldon H.S., Roosevelt H.S., and Jesuit H.S. He has also coached various American Legion teams including the Eugene Challengers, St. John’s, East Portland, and NW Star Academy. He is currently coaching with the Premier Baseball Club. 

He has been a private baseball trainer in the Vancouver area since 2006, starting his own indoor training facility in 2011, the Columbia Baseball and Softball Academy.

Jack Russell has been a coach Baseball Northwest since the beginning, helping coach the very first Northwest Championships in 1998. Today, he still coaches at the Northwest Championships while also helping at our Prospect Evaluation Camps each summer.

Jack lives in Camas, WA and has been married to his wife Nicole for 11 years. They have a 9 year old daughter Madilyn. Jack loves photography, fly fishing, golf, and traveling.

Jennifer Ogee

Softball Hitting/Catching Instructor

Jennifer Ogee (formerly Cline) served as the Nebraska Huskers' hitting coach. Ogee's other responsibilities included working with the catchers and infielders, as well as coordinating Nebraska's recruiting efforts. Under the instruction of Ogee, Nebraska put together some of its best offensive seasons in school history including 24 All Big XII Hitters, 16 AllMidwest Region Hitters, Four Academic All-Americans and Three AllAmericans. Before arriving at Nebraska, she served as an assistant at the University of Washington for four years. Ogee's responsibilities included helping develop offensive strategy and working with the catchers. During her tenure at UW, the Huskies advanced to four NCAA Women's College World Series. The Huskies combined to post a 215-61 (.805) record and produced 11 AllAmericans during Ogee’s four years as an assistant. Ogee also had a successful run as a player for UW. A four-time team captain, Ogee was a part of the inaugural Washington softball team in 1993. She started all but three of the first 264 games in Washington softball history. As a senior in 1996, she led the Huskies to a second-place finish in their first-ever WCWS berth, earning a spot on the All-WCWS team as well as All-America honors. When her collegiate career was over, Ogee competed for the Virginia Roadsters' 1999 Women's Professional Softball League championship team. She was the seventh overall draft pick by the Tampa Bay Firestix in the WPSL's 2000 Elite/Supplemental draft. Ogee also has extensive international experience. She was a member of the 1997 U.S. Women’s National Team that won a gold medal at the Pan Am Qualifier in Medellin, Colombia, and she was a two-time Olympic Festival Gold Medalist and a four-time Olympic Festival participant. Today Ogee enjoys coaching her daughters local softball teams at VGSA. Jen is married to Tom Ogee. The couple have three children, Ellie (12), Karlee (9) and Tommy (7).

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