Chaz Lytle – Asst Coach EAST 2014

chaz lytle CHAZ LYTLE 

All-American EAST Assistant Coach
  

 

  CHAZ LYTLE, a native of Sanford, FL has been working with youth to improve their hitting and fielding skills for over 10 years. Chaz Lytle provides lessons out of a State-of-the-art climate control indoor facility with an iron mike pitching machine, pitcher’s mounds, 55ft / 70 ft cages, retractable nets, waiting room with viewing window, treadmill and stadium lighting. Instructional aides include a game changing video analysis machine called a Pro Mirror that allows Coaches to analyze pitching and hitting. Visit www.promirror.com. As professional center fielder with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, Chaz won the South Atlantic League Batting title in 2003 while with their Hickory, NC Club. He was voted MVP of that team and the Lynchburg, VA franchise in 2005. In his 6 year career, Chaz batted .295, striking out only 164 times our of 1390 at bats! He also had 90 stolen bases during his professional career. 

 

Prior to being drafted by the Pirates, Chaz was named to the All Southeast Conference First Team while playing for the University of Georgia where he honed his hitting skills with hitting coach Rick Eckstein.

 

While a Bulldog, Chaz batted .387 and set the school season record for hits with 109 base knocks and the record for steals with 31. Chaz is a graduate of Seminole High School where he batted .494 and was an All State Selection and winning pitcher for the American Legion World Series.

 

While injuries shortened Chaz’s professional baseball career, his passion for the game and working with area youth have inspired him to dedicate himself to teach kids the proper fundamentals of baseball and increase their success and enjoyment of the game.

 

Chaz currently coaches Central Florida’s best high school prospects. He also works with younger players to help develop their skills as they grow into a more competitive environment.