Metro Elite Sports is a baseball and softball training facility. Professional trainers can work one-on-one with players or teams in the batting cages at The Batters' Box located within Family Sportsplex in Belleville, IL. Individual and team rental are

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Matt Ankenbrandt

616-780-1335

Baseball Instruction: 

  • Hitting
  • Fielding
  • Catching
  • Pitching

 

Kevin Muendlein

618-698-1789

Baseball Instruction:

  • Hitting
  • Fielding
  • Catching
  • Pitching

Played high school baseball for Belleville West, Belleville American Legion, and Belleville Area College. Coaching Background: Khoury League Teams Tee-Ball through 11U Select Teams West Jr. High Baseball Team 13 yrs. Belleville Jr. and Sr. American Legion Balls 'n Strikes Instructor 3 yrs. Coach/First Base Coach (current). All age and skill levels accepted.  Specialize in hitting and fielding instruction. Beginning level baseball pitching lessons available.  Ages 5 and up, male or female.  Individual or group lessons (up to 3) available.

 

Bob Hughes

618-207-4549

Baseball Instruction:

  • Hitting
  • Fielding
  • Catching
  • Pitching

 

Played professional baseball in the Dodger and Cardinal organization.  Coached college baseball at the Jr. College, Div. II, and Div. I level for 40+ years. having achieved post season play at each level including World Series play at the Jr. College and Div. II. level. Member of St. Louis U, SIUE, St. Louis Amateur Baseball, and Mon Clair League hall of Fame.  Pitched batting practice for St. Louis Cardinals for over 30 years.

 

 

Jason Faust

618-207-4549

Baseball Pitching Instruction

Played collegiate baseball for SWIC and University of New Orleans.  Compiled 17-7 record over two years, named Who’s Who Among Junior College Athletes, and named All Conference (GRAC) at SWIC.  Compiled 10-2 record over two years, names Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week, named Collegiate All Louisiana Team (7-1 record senior yr.), and named Pitcher of the Year in Northwoods Summer League.  Drafted 36th round by Oakland Athletics, compiled 8-2 record with 2 saves in 2 years and struck out 62 batters in 46 innings rookie year.  Former SWIC Assistant Coach for 3 years.  Coached Major and Minor League Players.  Currently head coach Marissa Varsity Baseball.

 

Andy Millas

battersboxbaseball22@gmail.com

618-977-2351 or 618-207-4549

Baseball Hitting, Catching, and Pitching Instruction

 

Coach Millas is a certified Baseball Think Tank Instructor. He has extensive training with the Catch and Throw Academy for catchers and the Epstein Rotational Hitting Academy. Coach Andy trains little league, high school and college players in rotational hitting, catching and pitching. Coach Millas is an original instructor here at The Batters Box and has over 18 years of training experience. Andy is the current head coach of the Southern Illinois Batters Box 16/17U summer travel team.