Meet our Instructors

HAH's Mickey Hiter

Mickey Hiter

Former Lipscomb University player, Mickey has over 20 years of coaching experience and is currently the manager of the Twitty City Hallmark 19 and over, Team 2001 Stan Musial State Champs.

 

Mickey led his 17-year-old Twitty City Hallmark team to NABF World Series title in 1998. Former players have gone on to college and minor league.

 

 

 

 

HAH's Orlando ThomasOrlando Thomas

Orlando is a former minor league player and coach with the St. Louis Cardinals. He has been teaching lessons at Hit After Hit since 1993. Several of his students have gone on to play college.

 

Orlando coached his 16-year-old team to the CABA World Series in 1999 and took his 17-year-old team to the same tournament in 2000. His 18-year-old team was the CABA World Series runner up in 2001.

 

 

 

 

HAH's Lem PilkingtonLem Pilkinton

Lem was drafted in 1984 by the Baltimore Orioles as a catcher and first baseman. In 1986, the Boston Red Sox drafted Lem out of Columbia State Community College.

 

He played in the Red Sox, Blue Jays and Mariners organizations and was a 2-time minor league all-star. Lem also coached with the Mariners organization for 2 years. He started giving lessons in 1986 and opened Hit After Hit in November of 1993.