Private and Group Lessons
- 1/2 Hour $20/$35
- 1 Hour $35/$50
- 1 Hour Block (6 Lessons) $180
*Please note that the following rates only apply to our academy in Savannagh, GA For more information or to register for private or group lessons please contact the appropriate academy; contact information is listed below.
Chain Baseball Association
5501 Abercorn Ext
Savannah GA 31405
4454 Warm Springs Rd C2
1902 Elbert Rd
Warner Robins, GA
Adam Deloach: Lead Instructor, Chain Baseball Academy - Savannah, GA
Adam started playing competitive baseball with the Chain Baseball organization when he was 13 years old. Adam played on Chain teams for the next 6 years including numerous World Series. Adam was named to 4 all world tournament teams, and won the AAU World Series in 2001. Adam is the all-time record holder in the Chain Organization for batting average and number of hits. Adam played high school ball at Statesboro High School named to the All State team his senior year and was nominated by Gatorade for Georgia player of the year. After high school, Adam played 2 years at Georgia Southern and then went into coaching as an assistant coach at Pinewood Christian. With Adam’s help, Pinewood earned their first region championship in 21 years. Adam has come home to Chain Baseball and is looking forward to working with the Chain organization and helping young gentlemen get college scholarships to play the game he loves.
Doug Wollenburg: Velocity/Arm Care Instructor, Chain Baseball Academy - Savannah, GA
Under his direction, SCAD competes in 25-30 home games per season at Grayson Stadium, home to the Savannah Sand Gnats, the New York Mets’ Class A minor league affiliate. Before coming to SCAD, Wollenburg was the assistant baseball coach for two seasons at Embry-Riddle University in Daytona Beach, Fla. His duties at Embry-Riddle included working with the Eagle hitters, infielders and outfielders as well as recruiting. He also served as the academic enhancement coordinator for the athletics department's Braddock Education Success Team (BEST), the academic support service which monitors and assists student-athletes. Prior to Embry-Riddle, Wollenburg served as the assistant baseball coach at California University of Pennsylvania for two seasons, working with the Vulcan hitters and infielders as well as recruiting. From 1997 to 1998, Wollenburg was the head coach of the Central Ohio Cows in the Great Lakes Collegiate League. In 1998, he guided the Cows to their first league championship in the history of the organization with a 28-11 record. In 1999, he served as assistant coach of the Cows. Wollenburg played collegiate baseball at the Ohio State University and lettered all three years as the Buckeye shortstop. He played on two Big Ten Championship teams in 1991 and 1992 and participated in two NCAA Division I Regional Tournaments. In 1992, OSU finished second to eventual national runner-up, California State University-Fullerton, at the Southeast II Regional, where Wollenburg was named to the All-Regional Team. During the 1992 season, he set an OSU single-season record with 87 hits, finished eighth in the nation with a .422 batting average. Wollenburg was drafted after his junior year, in the 29th round, by the Atlanta Braves in the June 1992 Major League Free-Agent Draft. He played four years in the Braves' minor league system, including the 1994-95 seasons with the Class AA Greenville Braves. In 1996, Wollenburg played in the independent Texas-Louisiana League for the Tyler Wildcatters and the Amarillo Dillas. Wollenburg is a native of Newark, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio State and a Master of Arts degree from California (Pa.).
Kevin Farmer: Chain Baseball Academy - Savannah, GA
“Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel. Not just to be good as someone else, but to be better. This is the nature of man and the name of the game." ~ Ted Williams 1966
Graduate of Benedictine Military School ’92
Graduate of University of Georgia ’96 – BA in Psychology
Head Varsity Baseball Coach and Teaches Earth Science (6th Grade) and Psychology (11th Grade)
at Calvary Day School
Chain Baseball – Savannah, Georgia:
Played 1987 – 1992 – The Chain Gang
Manager Chain Lynx 12 and under 1999 – 2001
City of Savannah Division Champs 1999 – 2001
Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken State Champs 1999 – 2001
Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken Southeast Regional Champs 2000 – 2001
Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken World Series 3rd Place American Division/5th in the World 2001
Asst. Varsity/Junior Varsity Baseball Coach:
Richmond Hill High School 1999
Bryan County High School 2000
Calvary Day School 2001
Head Varsity Baseball Coach: Overall Career Record
Calvary Day School 2002 Record: 16-9
Calvary Day School 2003 Record: 16-11 32-20
Calvary Day School 2004 Record: 20-7-1 52-27-1
Calvary Day School 2005 Record: 28-7 80-34-1
Calvary Day School 2006 Record: 29-7 109-41-1
Calvary Day School 2007 Record: 33-3 142-44-1
Calvary Day School 2008 Record: 19-9 161-53-1
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 GHSA Region 3-A Champions
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 GACA Region 3-A Coach of the Year
2005, 2007 GHSA Class “A” State Champions
2006 GHSA Class “A” State Runner-up
2005, 2006, and 2007 Georgia Dugout Club – Class A Coach of the Year
2005 and 2007 GACA Class A Coach of the Year
2007 Prep Sports/Coach’s Corner Coach of the Month
Joel T. Crisler: Pitching Instructor, Chain Baseball Academy - Savannah, GA
Availability: By Appointment Weekday Evenings After 5:30 PM, Saturdays, & Sundays
Eligibility: Baseball Players Age 9 - Adult
Born and raised in Atlanta, Joel pitched at South Georgia Junior College in 1976 under Coach Clyde Miller, where he was named to the NJCAA All State and All-Conference Teams during his freshman year. In 1976, Joel was drafted in the 4th round by the California Angels and began his professional baseball career as a pitcher with the Class A Quad Cities Angels in 1977. Joel gradually moved up through the Angels organization as a starting pitcher, making stops along the way at Salinas, CA (Class A), El Paso, TX (Class AA), and Salt Lake City, UT (Class AAA), before being placed on the Angels’ 40-man major league roster for the 1980 season. Along the way, Joel pitched a no-hitter his first year in Quad Cities, won 17 games and was named to the California League All-Star Team while pitching in Salinas in 1978, and was the No. 1 starting pitcher for El Paso in 1979 before being promoted mid-year to Salt Lake City, where he was a starting pitcher for the eventual Pacific Coast League Champions that year. A shoulder injury in 1980 requiring rotator cuff surgery sidetracked Joel’s advancement through the Angels’ farm system, and then later finished his professional career after shoulder surgery in the Seattle Mariners organization in 1982 and with the Sultanes de Monterrey in the Mexican League in 1983.
During his professional career, Joel spent one off-season serving as an assistant pitching coach at Georgia Tech under Coach Jim Morris and later served as an assistant pitching coach at Armstrong State College under Coach Joe Roberts during the mid-1990's.
Joel is a Certified Community Coach and currently serves as the Pitching Coach for the Varsity Baseball Team at Calvary Day School, where the Cavaliers won GHSA Class A State Championships in 2005 and 2007. Joel is also very active in coaching summer youth baseball programs including the Savannah Chain 14U team in 2008.
Jack Baizley: Chain Baseball Academy - Savannah, GA
Jack Baizley begins his association with Chain baseball and brings a long and diverse experience of baseball and athletics. He has coached baseball at levels ranging from youth T-ball through high school, college and lower level professional. His most recent coaching was at Washington and Lee University as Assistant Head Coach where the program turned from a perennial sub-.500 team into a consistent 20+ game winner. Jack was a 3 sport athlete in high school (inducted to the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005) earning 9 varsity letters in baseball, football and basketball. A catcher, he led his team to its first major sport league championship in 40 years, and was all league two years. He continued his career at Washington and Lee University, earning 7 varsity letters in baseball and football. He was all Conference as quarterback/place-kicker in football and played every inning of every game for 4 years as catcher. A career .300 hitter, he was most known for defense, setting school records for base runners throw out. His proudest accomplishment was taking a team with 3 wins his first year to a winning record. After college he was head baseball and assistant football coach at Valley Forge Military Academy. He also played catcher for a Philadelphia Phillies semi-professional developmental team and in 1986 was bullpen catcher in the Phillies major league bullpen. He continued to play, catching in 25 year-old plus adult league baseball until 2007. Jack has been involved in a wide variety of sports all his life. As a youth he was quarterback for the Little Quakers, an all-star team from southeastern Pennsylvania, that has played around the world. He has been a nationally ranked squash player, coached high school football, youth select soccer and been a strength and fitness coach. Jack, with his wife Susan, moves to the Savannah area where his son, daughter and grandson also live.
Seth Gaspin: Chain Baseball Academy - Savannah, GA
Ben Cole: Chain Baseball Academy - Savannah, GA