Denny Barrett has been coaching at the high school and collegiate level for almost thirty years. He has recruited and coached some of the top collegiate and professional athletes. He has been involved in all aspects of the athletics programs including recruiting, coordinating programs, budgeting, staffing and maintenance. Since the inception of BATRS, he has seen his program triple in size and has won three championships back to back.
WSC Conference Championship Title 1998 & 1999 – Glendale Community College
Awarded Coach of the Year, 1998 – Glendale Community College
NAIA Championship Team, 2001 – Lewis-Clark State College
NBC World Series Championship Title, 2001 – Alaska Goldpanners
ABL National Championship Title, 2002
Ben Griffin, former BATRS player and multi-sport athlete, attended Notre Dame High School and graduated in 2020. He spent a year at UC Davis and then transferred to El Camino College. He made first team all conference and is now currently at Cal State Northridge University continuing his baseball career. Coach Griffin enjoys long walks on the beach during his free time.
Kristian Pagalidis, played baseball at Bishop Alemany High School and Birmingham Community Charter High school. Coach “Pags” went on to play college baseball at Los Angeles Pierce College where he was known for his power hitting and great athleticism behind the plate. Coach Pagalidis has been with BATRS since 2020 where he continues to help prepare our players to compete and improve their game on the field. Coach Pagalidis enjoys playing competitive laser tag on the weekends.
Ryan Fleisherhas been coaching at BATRS since its beginning in 2014. “Coach Fleish”, in 2018 received his first Head Coaching job at Laurel Hall School at the age of 18. In 2019 he was hired as the freshman coach at one of the top high school baseball programs in the Los Angeles City Section, Cleveland High School in Reseda,CA. Coach Fleisher also became one of the Varsity assistant coaches shortly after his hiring. Coach Fleisher is currently the lead Varsity assistant at Cleveland and is going into his third year in that position.
Kenny Baumgartnerattended and played baseball at Chatsworth High School. During his time at Chatsworth the program was able to compete in multiple championships that were played at Dodgers Stadium. In 2018 Coach Kenny began his college playing career at Los Angeles Pierce College where he played middle infield and pitcher. In 2019 after turning down a 4-Year college offer, Coach Kenny started his coaching career at BATRS. In 2021 Coach Baumgartner earned his first High School Varsity Baseball head coaching job at Buckley High School, in Sherman Oaks. At the age of 21 Coach Baumgartner is currently a Pitching Coach at Sierra Canyon High School.
Alex Baumgartner played high school baseball at Chatsworth High school. He began coaching at BATRS in 2016. While coaching at BATRS in 2018 Coach Baumgartner played collegiate baseball at Los Angeles Pierce College where he was an outfielder. Coach Alex began his high school coaching career at the age of 22 as a freshmen coach at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame High School in 2021. He currently is one of the freshmen baseball coaches at Notre Dame along with being an assistant JV coach.