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Gabe Kastenmeier

Pitching

Gabe grew up in the Blaine area where he attended and played baseball at Totino-Grace High School. As a pitcher, he holds state legion records for lowest earned run average and most wins. After attending Totino-Grace, Gabe played two years of junior college baseball at Anoka Ramsey. He then went on to play at one of the top Division 1 NAIA programs in the country at the University of Jamestown, and also played amateur baseball for the Coon Rapids Red Birds. Gabe brings all of the baseball knowledge he learned through the college level to today’s young players. When it comes to pitching, Gabe’s innate ability to analyze the little details is unmatched, and his passion for baseball is unmistakable. Gabe focuses on developing pitch movement as well as velocity for every player that trains at Complete Athlete.

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Mason Price

Pitching, Hitting & Mental Game

Mason grew up in the Coon Rapids/ Blaine area and played high school baseball at Spring Lake Park High School. He was a 3-year starter as a pitcher and position player, winning all-conference as a pitcher his senior year. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Psychology with a focus on Sports Psychology from the University of Minnesota. Mason has been active in coaching and training baseball for years. He was a former coach for Minnesota Select, former trainer with Boyceball and is currently a coach for the Spring Lake Park legion baseball team. He has knowledge in all areas of the game but primarily focuses on the mental training aspect with the players at Complete Athlete.

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Sam Krick

Hitting

Sam grew up in the Elk River area where he played high school baseball. He was a Lions All-Star and two time all-conference player. Sam started playing baseball at Upper Iowa, but opted to play closer to home. He transferred to Anoka Ramsey where he set records in Batting Average, Slugging Percentage, and OPS (On-Base plus slugging). He then received a Division 1 Scholarship to play at South Dakota State. Sam also played in the California Winter League for the Palm Springs Grizzlies where he received an offer to play in the Pacific Coast League. Sam ultimately decided to pursue other opportunities. At Complete Athlete, Sam focuses on developing higher bat exit velocity as well as teaching a Gap-to-Gap approach with his hitting instruction.

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Joe Lewis

Pitching & Hitting

Joe was born and raised in Coon Rapids where he attended Totino-Grace High School. In the summer throughout high school, he played for the Coon Rapids legion team. His college career consisted of playing one year at Anoka Ramsey Community College and three years at top ranked NAIA baseball program, Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri. He also played in the MINK league, Expedition league, and professionally for the Tucson Saguaros in the Pecos league. Joe still plays summer baseball today with the Coon Rapids Red Birds and is one of the top pitchers in the metro. Joe will be focusing on pitching and hitting instruction at Complete Athlete.

Brock Larsen

Situational Defense & Hitting Mechanics

Brock was a 4 year high school starter for Spring Lake Park High School as Catcher. He currently is undecided on where he will play college baseball this upcoming fall. This summer Brock still plays baseball with the amateur team Minneapolis Northstar's. At Complete Athlete, Brock specializes in situational defense and hitting mechanics.

John Carlson

Pitching

John grew up in Blaine and played high school baseball at Spring Lake Park High School. He was a 3-year varsity starter as a pitcher and first baseman. During his senior year, he was a captain and received all-conference recognition as a pitcher. He is now attending the University of Minnesota, working towards his bachelor's degree in marketing and data analytics. John has been active in coaching and training baseball for years. He has done multiple years of training with youth baseball players, and is currently a coach for the Spring Lake Park VFW baseball team. He has knowledge in all areas of the game but his main focus is on pitching with the players at Complete Athlete.

Thomas Kinsella

Fielding Mechanics and Hitting

Thomas grew up in the North Branch area where he was a starting pitcher and shortstop for the North Branch Vikings. He began his college career at St. Cloud Technical College and transferred to Anoke Ramsey where he was a member of the All Division team. He finished his college career at the University of Minnesota Crookston and was the starting second baseman. He was recently selected to the All-Decade team. After college, Thomas played in the Arizona Winter League and was invited to the South Florida Winter League and the Puerto Rico Independent Baseball League. Thomas has trained with professional coaches and high-level players and uses what he has learned from these experiences when coaching young athletes. He currently is a member of the Coon Rapids Redbirds amateur team. At Complete Athlete, Thomas specializes in fielding mechanics and hitting.

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