Diamond Skills Baseball

About Us





Chris Rodriguez
Coaching Career
 Head coach at Georgetown Prep since 2009
 Has led the Little Hoyas to a record of  222-87 (.700) and in 2019 the team went 31-5 and finished the season ranked number three in the area by The  Washington Post and PBR ranked them as the second-best team in the state of Maryland and in 2021 the Hoyas went 14-0 to capture PBR’s number one spot in the state of Maryland
 Players have earned scholarships to some of the finest universities in the including Notre Dame, UVA, UNC, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, Boston College, Johns Hopkins, Franklin and Marshall, Georgetown, and George Washington
 Coached college baseball coach at Lander University in South Carolina and Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia
 At Old Dominion University, Chris guided the Monarchs to the Colonial Athletic Association championship and spot in the NCAA Regionals in Clemson, SC.
 Chris has guided the Hoyas to ten IAC regular-season championships and five tournament championships

Professional and College Career
 Played college baseball at Appalachian State University, where he captured All-Southern Conference honors in his senior year

 In 1996 Chris led all second basemen in the Southern Conference in hitting (.359) and fielding percentage (.980)
 After graduation, Chris spent two seasons as a middle infielder with the Cleveland Indians

High School Career
 Played at Riverdale Baptist High School

 Selected to the Washington Post All-Met team, the Prince George’s County All-County team, and was named the
 Maryland Private School Player of the year

 Selected to the play in the Crown All-Star Game at Camden Yards
 Played in the prestigious Sunbelt Classic as part of Team Maryland
 Member of the Riverdale Baptist Hall of Fame



Mark Gibbs
Coaching Career
 Head Coach at St. John’s High School since 2007
  Washington Post Coach of the Year in 2016

  WCAC Coach of the Year four times (2012, 2013, 2015, 2023)

 Has led the Cadets to a record of  369-91-2 (.852 winning percentage)
  Teams have finished the year in the Washington Post Top 10 in 12 of the last 13 years (no rankings for 20-21)
 Has sent 131 players into college baseball including 19 into the Power 5
 Has sent 18 players into professional baseball including former Baltimore Orioles and Houston Astros major leaguer, LJ Hoes
  His teams have been WCAC regular-season champions 12 times, WCAC tournament champions eight times and DCSAA champions three times
 Cadets have been nationally ranked in 7 of the last 15 full seasons
  Coached 2008 Under Armour All American Game at Wrigley Field in Chicago
  Coached at the 2021 USA/MLB Pre-Draft Combine

College and Professional Career
  Played 3 years of professional baseball with the Baltimore Orioles advancing to Double-A with the Bowie Baysox
  Played college baseball at George Mason University where he was a four-year starter at shortstop
  Finished in the school’s Top Ten in games played, at-bats, hits, and fielding chances

High School Career
  Played high school baseball at St. John’s
  Three-time All-WCAC selection and two-time Washington Post All-Met selection
  1996 WCAC Player of the Year
  Named the Gatorade Player of the year for Washington DC
  Selected by College Sports Magazine as one of the top 100 high school players in the nation



Bobby St. Pierre

  Domestic Scouting Supervisor, East Region, Houston Astros
Developer of Houston’s Mechanical Analysis Program for Pitchers

Coaching Career
  Former Pitching Coach in Kansas City Royals and Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Systems; Mentored prospects such as Tyler Glasnow and Kelvin Herrera
hing Coach/Manager/GM: Served in each of these capacities during tenure with Silver Spring Takoma of Clark Griffith/Cal Ripken, Sr. League. Managed and coached several future MLB draftees, including Mike Billek, Joe Wilson, and Brett Cecil

College and Professional Career
  Selection of the Texas Rangers in 1992, and also 7th Round Pick of NY Yankees in 1995

  Named ‘Closest to Majors’ in New York Yankees ’95 draft class by Baseball America
Played in New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians organizations
  2 Time All CAA selection while at the University of Richmond
  1994 Cape Cod League Pitcher of the Year
  Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame, 2014
  Washington Post All-Met selection for both Football and Baseball
  DeMatha Catholic High School Hall of Fame, 2022