Our Coaches & Trainers

The best baseball clinics in Ottawa!

12 months of the year we offer the Ottawa’s fullest spectrum of small group classes aimed at the baseball enthusiast intent on improving his or her game.

T-ball to Elite, we have a clinic that fits your age and skill level.

Our clinics have a ratio of one coach to eight players.

If you are ready to LEARN and ready to WORK, then you are ready for Sluggerz Baseball Clinics.

Our Coaches

Mike Creppin

Mike Crepin has coached at all levels in the Ottawa area for 40 years, and is renowned as a solid teacher of the fundamentals in all disciplines of the game.  

He has taught with the likes of Tim Leiper (Toronto Bluejays 3rd base and out field coach), Jamey Carroll (Ottawa Lynx Wall of fame and 11 year Big League career/2002-2013), and Pat “Grumpy” Phalen (Baseball BC). 

His proven approach of promoting the basics will be a benefit to all who are instructed by him.

  • 1996-1998- Pitching Instructor at Ottawa U Gee Gee’s.
  • 1998-2007 Lead Infield Instructor at Grounders Baseball Indoor Facility.
  • 1997-2018- Director of Coach and Player Development East Nepean Little League, with the League winning multiple District, Provincial and National Championships.
  • 1997-2018- Developed and instructed East Nepean's Winter Indoor and Spring Outdoor coach and player development clinics..
  • 1997-2015 - Manager of multiple Little League District 2 Champions, Provincial Finalists and Champions.
  • 1999- Manager of Little League Canada National Finalists (Minor East Nepean Eagles)
  • 2000- Manager of Little League Champions (Minor East Nepean Eagles)
  • 2004- Manager of Little League Canadian Champions (Major East Nepean Eagles)
  • 2004- Manager of Team Canada Little League World Series Representative (East Nepean Eagles)
  • 2004- Recipient of Ottawa Sports Award Amateur Male Coach of the Year (Jack Donahue Award).
  • 2005- Induction onto Nepean’s Wall of Fame.
  • 2010- Recipient of Ontario Award of Excellence in Sports Volunteerism.
  • 2015- Manager of host East Major Nepean Eagles/National Finalists.
  • 2018- Recipient of Little League Canada's Award of Excellence in Volunteerism.


Coach : Joshua Todd
Hitting and fielding specialist 

Pos : INF
Bats : LH
Throw :RH
Coach of the Ottawa Geegees

Grew up local to Ottawa -

Played for several club teams in the city before moving the play middle infield for a thriving Brockville  ball club in the early 2000s. Playing tons of ball in New York, GTAs and playing college ball. Being scouted by multiple NCAA programs and MLB systems during his teenage years, he decided to venture onto other  sport and business related endeavors before landing back in Ottawa  and decided to begin Coaching the sport he grew up loving again. Baseball,  He recently helped lead the Ottawa Geegees to their best season in 10+ years. Helping a non ranked Geegees to a top 6 finish! 

Although a smooth fielding short shop- he doesn’t lack an arm reaching speeds of 80+ across the middle infield. Lefthand at bat usually found in the 2-3 spot batted just over 700’ in an Recent playoff stint over 13 games to give you an idea of his ability to teach Efficiency and bat to ball. 


Coach : Jack Pallnadi

Pos : Middle INF
bats :RH
Academy : Nuwav Baseball
Team : Ottawa Geegees 

Bio: best hands in the city! Might as well

Call him chacha the way he dances smoothly towards a ball, he’s focused and one of the hardest working individuals we have yet to cross paths with, he is the definition a past does not defy your success-positive and down to

Earth we please to have such a talented middle infielder join the team


Coach: Max Zentil
Hometown : Toronto 

Academy : Nuwav Baseball
Team : Ottawa Geegees
Summer team : IBL (tbd)
Pos: Pitcher
RHP  - top 5  freshman pitchers in all Canadian university baseball 

Want to be the best learn from the best they say. This young man is an absolute weapon on the mound. With a heathy 6’2 - 195 frame he stands proud as the Geegees Ace.

Big Z has Great command and a solid variety of pitchers in his arsenal.  He has a bright future in baseball and loves to help out the younger generation of Canadian  ball players! 

Coach: Jerome Murray
Hometown : Ottawa

Bats : LH
Throw: RH
Academy : Nuwav Baseball
Team : Ottawa Geegees
Club team : Nepean Knights 

Bring a positive and competitive attitude each and overtime he’s near a baseball diamond. A leader who leads by example and truly puts the in the work  that’s required. You can count on Jerome to make the right play 100percent of the time as he leads our coaching staff as our most all around baseball talent. He plays utility on most teams but is a starting Center fielder for your Ottawa Geegees .