Training & Development

The Moraga Baseball Association (MBA) endorses training from the following coaches and websites:


Maverick's Coach Dave Manousos grew up in Oakland and played CYO Baseball for eight years. Dave spent summers playing Oakland Little League, where he excelled as a switch hitter from a very young age. At Bishop O’Dowd and Amador High Schools, Dave played baseball and basketball. His love of baseball continued well into adulthood as Dave played semi-professional baseball until the age of 35. This year marks nearly a decade with MBA. As the league’s hitting instructor and the Head Coach of the 12U Mavericks team, Dave is a constant presence at the diamonds of JM. When he is not swinging the bat, Dave works as an illustrator, writer, and graphic designer. He draws pictures of kids playing catch for 32 – 37 minutes per day. You can reach him at


Free baseball training videos endorsed by MBA experts are available for viewing at Baseball Rox (

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