Professional Baseball Coaches
Coach Ogle has served as the Director of Travel Baseball for DSB since 2022. Previously he coached the 17U Diablos (2022) and the 16U Diablos (2020). He has coached high school, middle school and travel baseball for more than a decade.
Coach Celata returns for his second season on the the Diablos Baseball coaching staff. As a 4-year starter at Oglethorpe University (2015-18), he hit .334, set multiple school records, was named 1st team All-American (2016), 2nd team All-South Region (2017) and 1st team All-Conference (2016, 2017 and 2018). He also played for the Brookhaven Bucks in the Sunbelt Baseball League during the 2015 and 2016 summers.
Coach Hines returns for his second year with the Diablos Baseball program. He was a walk-on at Kennesaw State University his freshman year and then a member of club baseball team for three years. Previously, Coach Hines was a private individual lesson instructor. He is a graduate of Centennial High School.
Coach Wanamaker will be the 17U coach for the 2023-24 season. Previously he was the 16U head coach (2022-23), 15U head coach (2021-22) and the 15U Pitching Coach (2019-20). Additionally, Coach Wanamaker was an Assistant Coach at Shorter University (2020-21), Head Coach for Georgia Scorpions 18U (2020-21), Pitching Coach for Fellowship Christian School (2019-20), Head Coach in the Sunbelt Baseball League Prospect Division (2018-19), and Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Toccoa Falls College (2017-18). He grew up in Dunwoody, playing baseball at DSB and Murphey Candler.
Coach Adams-England has coached in the Diablos Baseball program since 2022. He was a standout player at Voorhees University, where he was named to the all-conference team his senior season. Coach Adams-England has coached baseball at Dunwoody High School since 2016.
Coach Chickowski returns to the Diablos Baseball program for the 2023-24 season after a year away.
Coach Ludlow joins the Diablos Baseball program for the 2023-24 season.
Coach Warner joins the Diablos program for the 2023-24 season.
Coach Bass was the head coach at Dunwoody High School for 18 years, winning 359 games and leading he 2007 Wildcats to a state championship, the first in school history. He served as the pitching coach for Lambert High School for three seasons, including 2014 when the Longhorns won a state and national championship. Coach Bass played baseball at Georgetown University and set several records as a pitcher for the Hoyas, including two that still stand today (wins in a season and career wins). In 2014, he was inducted into the Georgetown Athletic Hall of Fame.
Coach Esquilin returns for his year season on the Diablos Baseball coaching staff for the 2023-24 season. He was a standout player for Southwest DeKalb High School, setting the school record with a .629 average in 2008. He went on to play college baseball at Gordon State College and Emmanuel College and one year of professional baseball for the Garden City Wind in the Peco League.
Coach Mask returns for his second year with the Diablos program for the 2023-24 season. After graduating from Whitewater High School (Fayetteville, GA.), he went on to play for Georgia Highlands College and Emmanuel College. Coach Mask has experience coaching travel baseball and working as a catching instructor.
Coach Wisner returns for his fourth year with the Diablos. After graduating from Mount Pisgah Christian, he went on to play baseball for Sewanee: The University of the South and Oglethorpe University.
The 2023-24 season will Coach Cates's second as a 15U head coach. Previously he was the pitching coach for the 17/18U Diablos. Previously he was the pitching and defensive coach for the Georgia Scorpions. He was a pitcher at Shorter University.
Coach Etcher returns for his seventh season as a coach with the Diablos. He coached the Dunwoody Blue team in the DSB Middle School League for three seasons (2017-2019), winning a championship in 2018. Coach Etcher grew up in Dunwoody and played for the Diablos. He is a Dunwoody High School graduate, where he earned all-county honors.
Kyle Smith has been a Diablos coach since 2020. He is the Head Varsity Coach at Dunwoody High School. Previously Coach Smith was a coach at Lambert High School. As a player, he was a pitcher and a member of the 2014 Lambert High School state and national championship team.
Kyle Young joins the Diablos for the 2023-24 season.