Our focus at D-BAT Golden Triangle is one-on-one lessons and instruction. We want to partner with your child to help them develop their skills over the long-term. Players who come to us see measurable improvement in their abilities.

At D-BAT Golden Triangle, lessons are taught with the player as the focus while involving the parents during the lesson.  Our instructors can help players at every level. 

Lessons are 30-60 minutes, and are available in the following areas for baseball and softball: Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Fielding, & Slapping (softball)

To schedule a lesson, just call us at 817-337-3228. Our desk staff have all of our coaches' appointment availability and would be happy to get you on the schedule.

Click here to view our instructors' schedules (click the "Browse Appointment Schedule" button on the top-right for a more friendly view)

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Hestand Foster

Baseball Lessons: Hitting, Fielding, Catching, Pitching, Strength & Conditioning

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Playing Experience:
Waxahachie High School:

  • State Runner-Up – 2008
  • Under Armour All-American – 2007 & 2008

Texas Collegiate League:

  • 2008 Coppell Copperheads

Abilene Christian University

  • Scholarship Recipient

Eastfield College:

  • All Metro American Conference – 2011 & 2012
  • All Region Player – 2011 & 2012
  • 2011 National Championship Tournament Team
  • 2011 NJCAA National Champion
  • Batted over .350 both years

University of the Incarnate Word:

  • Full Ride Scholarship

Coaching Experience:

  • Coaching Lessons since 2008
  • Coaching Select Level teams since 2008

Paul Bartolucci

Baseball Lessons: Hitting, Fielding, Catching, Pitching, Strength & Conditioning

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Playing Experience:
Los Angeles Harbor College

  • All South Coast Conference Shortstop
  • Batted .370 overall & .429 in league play

 Nevada Griffons (Jayhawk League)

  • Shortstop 97-98
  • Batted .367 in league
  • Played in championship game two straight years at the NBC World Series
    • 1997 #1 Seed

University of Nevada

  • All Big West
  • Big West Northern Division Champs
  • Led nation in Double Plays

Professional Playing Career
Evansville Otters (Frontier League) – 1999-2000

  • Second Base & Shortstop
  • All-Star Team Starting Shortstop

Sioux Falls Canaries (Northern League) – 2001

  • Shortstop
  • 2001 Defensive Player of the Year
  • All-Star Team Starting Shortstop

Gary Southshore Railcats (Northern League) – 2002, 2009
Joliet Jackhammers (Northern League) – 2002, 2003
Sioux City Explorers – 2003 (Northern League) – 2003
Grand Prairie AirHogs (American Association) – 2008
Wichita Wingnuts (American Association) – 2008
Fort Worth Cats (American Association) – 2008 

Coaching Experience:
Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes, CA

  • 2007-2008 Infield Coach/Hitting 

Mad Dog Baseball, Arlington, TX

  • 2008-2009 (10-14yrs old)

Hempstead High School, Dubuque, IA

  • 2010 Volunteer Hitting Instructor

South Bay Surf (Select Team), Redondo Beach, CA

  • 2011-2012 Head Coach
  • 10 – 17 years old

Garciaparra Baseball Group, Orange, CA

  • 2012-2014 Head Coach
  • 15U Gold Medal at USA Baseball Championships
  • National Champions at Evoshield Upper Class Tournament
  • 2014 17U USA Baseball Champions

SoCal Birds, Orange County, CA

  • 2014-2015
  • Infield/Hitting Instructor

Coaching Lessons since 2000
Coaching Select Level teams since 2008

Luke Jones

Baseball Lessons: Pitching, Hitting, Fielding

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Playing Experience:
Pantego Christian High School

  • Honorable Mention All-State – 2010
  • 2nd Team All-State – 2011

D-BAT Mustangs

  • 2009 – 2011
  • Mickey Mantle World Series Champions

Southern Union State Community College (AL)

University of Texas at Arlington

  • Outfielder before injury

Coaching Experience:
Coaching Lessons since 2013

Mark Santiago

Baseball Lessons: Hitting, Fielding, Beginning Catching, Beginning Pitching, Strength & Conditioning

Playing Experience:

Baseball:

  • Homewood Flossmoor High School – Homewood, IL
    • All-State Honors
    • All-American Honorable Mention
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    • Hit .330 as a senior

Other:

  • Played 10+ years in professional rugby

Coaching Experience:

Baseball:

  • Coached baseball teams while in college
  • Specialized in working with Inner-city youth

Other:

  • Professional rugby- United States Women’s National Team

Coaching Lessons since 1987
Coaching Select Level teams since 1987

Erin Paterson

Softball Lessons: Pitching, Hitting, Throwing, Strength & Conditioning

Playing Experience:

Timber Creek High School – Fort Worth, TX

  • 3 year Varsity starter – Pitcher/Outfielder
  • Academic All-State: Sophomore – Senior

LeTourneau University – Longview, Texas

  • 3 year Academic All-Conference – American Southwest Conference

Coaching Experience:

  • Gave private lessons to middle school kids as a collegiate athlete

Coaching Lessons since 2014

Daulton Leiker

Baseball Lessons: Pitching, Hitting, Throwing, Strength & Conditioning

Playing Experience:

Fossil Ridge High School – Fort Worth, TX

  • 3 year Varsity Starter
  • 1st Team All-District 6-5A
  • Offensive Player of the Year
  • North Texas All-Star game as Designated Hitter

Vernon College – Vernon, Texas

  • 2nd Team All-Conference as Freshman
  • 1st Team All-Conference as Sophomore
  • Broke team strike outs record
  • National Junior College All-Star Game

Central Oklahoma University – Edmond, Oklahoma

  • 2x 2nd team All-Conference (Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Assoc.)
  • 5th all-time career strikeouts for team
  • 3rd in single season strikeouts for team

Frontier League

Coaching Experience:

  • Select 10U team in Edmund Oklahoma

Coaching Lessons since 2014
Coaching Select Level teams since 2013