Nations best coaches:
Played his College career at University of Southern California where he was 1st Team All Pac Ten in 1996. And part of the College World Series team in 1995. His Professional career began with him being drafted and signed with the Minnesota Twins in 96 (7th Round). Along the way he played with the 2000 Minnesota Twins, Arizona Diamondbacks 2001-03, Milwaukee Brewers 2004-2006, Cincinnati Reds 2007, Los Angeles Dodgers 2007, New York Yankees in 2008, Baltimore Orioles in 2009, and the New York Yankees in 2010. His Individual Accomplishments include catching in over 500 major league games, Hit for the Cycle in 2004, Catcher for Randy Johnson 2002-2003, Caught Randy Johnson’s 16 strike out game, Caught Ben Sheets’ 18 strike out game, Played in the Big Leagues for 11 seasons, Played professional baseball for 16 seasons, Member of 2001 AZ Diamondbacks World Series Team.
Head Coach Glendale Community College
Ed Trujillo is an Arizona native whose love of baseball began as a small child in Ajo. He graduated from Trevor G. Browne high school where he played 3 years of Varsity baseball, followed by 2 years at Glendale Community College playing for Coach Dave Grant. Ed continued his education and his baseball career at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California where he caught for 2 years, setting several college records, many of which still stand today! He began his coaching career at Santa Barbara City College while finishing his bachelor's degree at Westmont. After graduating, he returned to Phoenix and began coaching baseball at Glendale Community College in 1989. He took a short break from coaching at Glendale Community College to watch his son play high school baseball and to watch his daughters play volleyball. His wife of 26 years, Rebecca, and his three children, Austin, Kaitlin and Ashlee are thrilled for him to have the opportunity to succeed Dave Grant, one of his baseball mentors and role-models, as the Head Men's Baseball Coach at Glendale Community College.
Former Major League Standout
Ryan brings over 20 years of High School baseball coaching experience to the Telluride Baseball Festival. His coaching career includes stops at Salpointe Catholic, Brophy Prep, Saguaro HS, and North Canyon HS program. Ryan has been named Arizona Region Coach of the year 3 times and AZ Coach of the year once. His 2011 team holds the All Time Arizona Record for wins in a season at 34. He has two Arizona State Championship Titles and has had teams ranked in the top 10 nationally. He has never coached a high school team that has not made the playoffs. He has been instrumental in sending over 100 players on to college or professional baseball during his High School coaching career.
is a member of the Arizona High School Baseball Hall of Fame: He was Apollo baseball for parts of three decades. He led the Hawks to the 1990 state championship when Paul Lo Duca led the team on the field. Now the head coach at Cactus High School. Ray Alonzo is one of the best high school baseball coaches in the country 1993-1994 Coach Alonzo was the Head Coach for Phoenix College. During his career, Coach Alonzo won the 1994 Sr. National Championship in New York against such great players as Kevin Long (hitting coach for the NY Yankees); was inducted in the Babe Ruth Baseball Hall of Fame (1994) and inducted into the AZ High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame (2009). Although he doesn't like to keep track, Coach Alonzo estimates he has over 300 career wins. Coach Alonzo returns for his second year as the Head Coach of Cactus Baseball.
Pete had a 15 year professional career. He was drafted in the 9th round by the Texas Rangers in 1993. He also played internationally in Mexico, Taiwan, Italy, and the Dominican Republic Pete currently is the Head coach at North Canyon High School and is a director of the CC Bombers
Head Coach Salpointe High School
Head Coach Saguaro High School
The 2013-14 season was Coach Muecke’s 10th year at Saguaro and 1st as Head Coach. Coach Muecke joined the Sabercats in 2003 as an Assistant Coach and brought a commitment of quality work ethic as well as determined efficiency during his time as an assistant. Over the last decade, he has built relationships through camps, teams, tournaments, and events with coaches and players of Major League, College, and High School pedigrees. Coach Muecke started his H.S. Baseball coaching career at Scottsdale Saguaro, where he served his time as a bench coach, infield specialist, hitting coach, and in 2009 was named Assistant Varsity Head Coach. In 2010, Saguaro won their first State Championship since 1992. That success was duplicated in 2011, with a 34-2 state record for wins in a season and back-to-back state championships.
Desert Mt High School Asst Coach
Scottsdale Community College player
Director Desert Demons
Assistant Coach Saguaro High School
Head Coach Fairview High School
Rocky Mountain Baseball
Arizona Diamondbacks Area Scout 2001-2008
Has also Scouted for the Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians
Moon Valley High School Coach Phoenix Arizona 1994-1998
A Nationally ranked program Top 20 1998
Paradise Valley Community College Phoenix Arizona
Phoenix College Phoenix Arizona
Shoreline Community College Seattle Washington
Eastern Oregon University LaGrande Oregon
Bozeman Montana American Legion Baseball
2018 Telluride Baseball Camp
The 2017 Baseball Camp will bring together some of the top coaches in amateur and professional baseball. In it's 11th year this looks to be the best group of instructors yet!
Players from 5-18 are invited to attend this 4 day camp. Players will receive instruction in all aspects of the game.
Camp takes place in the amazing Telluride Town Park. No facility in the world rivals the backdrop that these fields offer!!
Tips and Drills
The Telluride Baseball Camp is dedicated to advancing each player’s skill and confidence level. With accomplished coaches from the collegiate, professional, and high school ranks and competition at both national and international levels, The Telluride baseball Camp creates a uniquely diverse and life-changing baseball experience.