Meet Our Coaches

COACH JEREMY DUNCAN    INFIELDER/PITCHING/HITTING SPECIALIST   Coach Jeremy Duncan brings a wealth of knowledge having grown up in Northern Virginia where he was 1st team all conference at Bethlehem Baptist Christian Academy, a middle infielder at Asbury College and a season with the Florida Marlins in the Gulf Coast League. Coach Duncan has a passion for teaching and developing the next generation of young players.  Coach Duncan is the Owner/Founder of NOVA Elite Baseball. Coach Duncan Specializes in coaching Infielders and Pitchers as well as Hitting Instruction.

COACH JEREMY DUNCAN

INFIELDER/PITCHING/HITTING SPECIALIST

Coach Jeremy Duncan brings a wealth of knowledge having grown up in Northern Virginia where he was 1st team all conference at Bethlehem Baptist Christian Academy, a middle infielder at Asbury College and a season with the Florida Marlins in the Gulf Coast League. Coach Duncan has a passion for teaching and developing the next generation of young players.

Coach Duncan is the Owner/Founder of NOVA Elite Baseball. Coach Duncan Specializes in coaching Infielders and Pitchers as well as Hitting Instruction.

COACH MIKE BOWERS    PITCHING SPECIALIST   Coach Mike Bowers played three seasons at Old Dominion University (1992-94) after he started his college career at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He graduated from Old Dominion in 1995 and was the pitching coach for the Monarchs that season where ODU repeated as CAA champions. ODU went to the NCAA tournament and finished the season 39-20. That ODU pitching staff produced three Major League Baseball draft picks.  Coach Bowers went on to coach in rookie ball with the Montreal Expos before returning to his native D.C. to volunteer with Howard University. Bowers served as the pitching coach at Howard University and also helped the Georgetown University baseball program.  Coach Bowers is the current pitching coach at Gallaudet University and brings his expertise to NOVA Elite Baseball as our Pitching Specialist.

COACH MIKE BOWERS

PITCHING SPECIALIST

Coach Mike Bowers played three seasons at Old Dominion University (1992-94) after he started his college career at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He graduated from Old Dominion in 1995 and was the pitching coach for the Monarchs that season where ODU repeated as CAA champions. ODU went to the NCAA tournament and finished the season 39-20. That ODU pitching staff produced three Major League Baseball draft picks.

Coach Bowers went on to coach in rookie ball with the Montreal Expos before returning to his native D.C. to volunteer with Howard University. Bowers served as the pitching coach at Howard University and also helped the Georgetown University baseball program.

Coach Bowers is the current pitching coach at Gallaudet University and brings his expertise to NOVA Elite Baseball as our Pitching Specialist.

COACH SEAN KELLY    HITTING/INFIELDER SPECIALIST    Coach Sean Kelly played third base at Lenoir-Rhyne College(Unversity). Coach Kelly holds a B.A. Business Marketing education from Lenoir-Rhyne. A native of Rockville, MD, he was a 2-year letter winner and first team All-Gazette (2002) player at Rockville High School.  At Rockville Express (Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League) in 2007 Coach Kelly was assistant coach who helped lead the team to its first LCS League Champion for the program. Seven of the players from his team were drafted in either 2008 and 2009. Chris Notti and Travis Babin (RHP) Mark Tracy, Steve Domecus and Mark Tracy (C) Mike Zuanich (OF) Paul-Michael Kingsberg (1B).  Coach Kelly   was with Gallaudet from 2007-2008 with head coach Jeff Salit and Matt Lisle. Coach Kelly joined Curtis Pride and the Gallaudet baseball program in January of 2015 as the program’s assistant coach.

COACH SEAN KELLY

HITTING/INFIELDER SPECIALIST


Coach Sean Kelly played third base at Lenoir-Rhyne College(Unversity). Coach Kelly holds a B.A. Business Marketing education from Lenoir-Rhyne. A native of Rockville, MD, he was a 2-year letter winner and first team All-Gazette (2002) player at Rockville High School.

At Rockville Express (Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League) in 2007 Coach Kelly was assistant coach who helped lead the team to its first LCS League Champion for the program. Seven of the players from his team were drafted in either 2008 and 2009. Chris Notti and Travis Babin (RHP) Mark Tracy, Steve Domecus and Mark Tracy (C) Mike Zuanich (OF) Paul-Michael Kingsberg (1B).

Coach Kelly was with Gallaudet from 2007-2008 with head coach Jeff Salit and Matt Lisle. Coach Kelly joined Curtis Pride and the Gallaudet baseball program in January of 2015 as the program’s assistant coach.

 
COACH RODNEY VAUGHAN    OUTFIELDER/STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING/MENTAL PREPAREDNESS SPECIALIST   Coach Rodney Vaughan started his baseball experience in the Richmond, Virginia area playing youth sports up through High School and American Legion baseball. Coach Vaughan honed his craft in the outfield playing along side Michael Tucker, whom would later play for the Atlanta Braves amongst other teams.  Coach Vaughan’s focus is not only on teaching players to become better outfielders and hitters, he specializes on the mental part of the game. His knowledge in these areas was refined under the tutelage of the baseball coaches at Elon University.  He is well versed in athletic conditioning and sports specific performance training. He has been able to enhance this knowledge while competing in the Firefighter Combat Challenge for nearly 10 years. This job specific competition has been labeled as the “Toughest 2 Minutes in Sports”. During this tenure he and his team were among the top ranked and won the World Championship in 2001. He has held a personal trainer certification through ACE American Council on Exercise and privileged to have learned training and conditioning programs at Athletes Performance in Phoenix, Arizona under Mark Verstegen. Coach Vaughan continues to play baseball in the DC Men’s Amateur League and is fortunate enough to be selected to play in the Men’s Senior Amateur League World Series in Fort Myers, Florida for the second year in a row.

COACH RODNEY VAUGHAN

OUTFIELDER/STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING/MENTAL PREPAREDNESS SPECIALIST

Coach Rodney Vaughan started his baseball experience in the Richmond, Virginia area playing youth sports up through High School and American Legion baseball. Coach Vaughan honed his craft in the outfield playing along side Michael Tucker, whom would later play for the Atlanta Braves amongst other teams.

Coach Vaughan’s focus is not only on teaching players to become better outfielders and hitters, he specializes on the mental part of the game. His knowledge in these areas was refined under the tutelage of the baseball coaches at Elon University.

He is well versed in athletic conditioning and sports specific performance training. He has been able to enhance this knowledge while competing in the Firefighter Combat Challenge for nearly 10 years. This job specific competition has been labeled as the “Toughest 2 Minutes in Sports”. During this tenure he and his team were among the top ranked and won the World Championship in 2001. He has held a personal trainer certification through ACE American Council on Exercise and privileged to have learned training and conditioning programs at Athletes Performance in Phoenix, Arizona under Mark Verstegen. Coach Vaughan continues to play baseball in the DC Men’s Amateur League and is fortunate enough to be selected to play in the Men’s Senior Amateur League World Series in Fort Myers, Florida for the second year in a row.

COACH ADAM ANGELOFF    HITTING/CORNER INFIELD DEFENSE SPECIALIST   Coach Adam Angeloff grew up in the Richmond, Virginia area where he learned to play baseball. Coach Angeloff was a 4 year starter in High School where he primarily played first and third base. Following High School baseball, Coach Angeloff focused on learning to coach baseball as well as studying Sports Management and Sports Analytics at George Mason University. Coach Angeloff is currently a Senior at George Mason University.

COACH ADAM ANGELOFF

HITTING/CORNER INFIELD DEFENSE SPECIALIST

Coach Adam Angeloff grew up in the Richmond, Virginia area where he learned to play baseball. Coach Angeloff was a 4 year starter in High School where he primarily played first and third base. Following High School baseball, Coach Angeloff focused on learning to coach baseball as well as studying Sports Management and Sports Analytics at George Mason University. Coach Angeloff is currently a Senior at George Mason University.

COACH JIMMY BUMGARNER    PITCHING/PROPER MECHANICS/MENTAL PREPAREDNESS SPECIALIST   Coach Jimmy Bumgarner is a local player having grown up in Northern Virginia. Having played in the Falls Church youth system and refining his playing days at George Mason High School, Coach Bumgarner then transitioned to coaching in Arlington Little League and with the All-Star team. Coach Bumgarner currently plays adult league baseball for the DC Legends baseball team.  Coach Bumgarner is currently a Junior at George Mason University.

COACH JIMMY BUMGARNER

PITCHING/PROPER MECHANICS/MENTAL PREPAREDNESS SPECIALIST

Coach Jimmy Bumgarner is a local player having grown up in Northern Virginia. Having played in the Falls Church youth system and refining his playing days at George Mason High School, Coach Bumgarner then transitioned to coaching in Arlington Little League and with the All-Star team. Coach Bumgarner currently plays adult league baseball for the DC Legends baseball team.

Coach Bumgarner is currently a Junior at George Mason University.

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