Travis Bailey

Professional Coaching Experience

Georgia Octane Baseball, LLC (owner)

August 2012-Present – Professional Coach & Manager of On Field Operations

  • – Founded the premier travel baseball organization
  • – Grew the program from two to five teams in one year
  • – Created an infrastructure that is unmatched by any other travel baseball program
  • – 2012 – Head Coach 8U & 11U South Forsyth Giants (Earned berth to Elite 32 World Series)
  • – 2013 – Head Coach 9U & 13U Georgia Octane (Earned berth to Elite 32 World Series)

 

Rising Stars Baseball Academy, LLC (owner)

October 2007- Present – Business Owner& Professional Baseball Trainer

  • – Innovative in teaching, mentoring, and empowering several hundred students
  • – Founded a service business that trains kids the right way to play competitive team sports
  • – Teach coaches how to be competent teachers, effective leaders, and positive influences
  • – Commissioner of Baseball of Central Park Athletic Association 2010- Present
  • – Organize and run camps and clinics of all ages and abilities

 

Central Park Athletic Association

2010- Present- Commissioner of Baseball

  • – Implemented coaching certification program for entire association
  • – Developed various fundraising campaigns for park improvements
  • – Assisted in pioneering the county’s premier league
  • – Pioneered the current all-star program that involves multiple parks
  • – Organized and ran the largest Players Clinic in Central Park history (150+ players)
  • – Organized and ran Coaches Clinic for over 40 coaches for the last 4 years

 

Lake Lanier Baseball

2006 – 2012- Youth Travel Baseball Head Coach

  • – Asst. Coach 5U all-stars
  • – Head Coach 6U all-stars finished 3rd in the state
  • – Head Coach 7U all-stars * Dizzy Dean Georgia State Champion
  • – Head Coach 8U Premier County Champions
  • – Head Coach 9U *Georgia State Champion
  • – Head Coach 10U Lake Lanier Copperheads 

 

Palm Beach Atlantic University

2005-2006 – Head Assistant / First Base Coach

  • – Led Palm Beach Atlantic to a NCCAA National Tournament berth
  • – Coordinated the defense (infielders and outfielders)
  • – Worked daily with the hitters on mental and physical game prep drills

 

William T. Dwyer High School

2003-2005 Head Assistant

  • – Organized practices and created a disciplined environment conducive for intense competition
  • – Demonstrated effective communication between parents and coaching staff
  • – Prepared players for competition at the college and professional level
  • – Actively demonstrated all aspects of baseball at every level
  • – Developed a summer workout program and motivated players to reach their goals
  • – Instilled a team first attitude that impacted boys to become men

 

Player Experience

New Jersey Jackals

2003

  • – Selected toAll – Star team
  • – Led team to playoff berth

 

2002

  • – Led team to Northern League Championship
  • – Selected to Northern League All – Star team
  • – Won the 2002 All – Star Homerun Derby
  • – Led Team USA to Silver Medal in “Series of the Americas”

 

St. Louis Cardinals

2001

  • – Advanced to High A Carolina League
  • – Advanced to Double A Eastern League

 

2000

  • – Advanced to single A Midwest League
  • – Awarded “Player of the Week” by the Midwest League

 

1999

  • – Awarded “Rookie of the Year” by the New Jersey Cardinals