Our Staff

The Arena Sports Baseball & Softball Academy is proud to have on staff some of the finest instructors in the greater York, Adams and Carroll counties. All of our instructors are hand picked to ensure the highest quality of instruction. Every instructor has both playing experience (professional or collegiate level) and coaching experience (professional, collegiate or high school level).

The entire staff is fully committed to providing each player with a safe and enjoyable experience, all the while adhering to the Arena Sports mission of TEACHING proper baseball and softball fundamentals. Additionally, our staff understands how baseball and softball can be a valuable tool in helping prepare today’s youth in tomorrow’s world, and as a result constantly emphasize the importance of academics, individual responsibility & accountability, teamwork, and having a positive attitude.

The entire staff at Arena Sports looks forward to working with every player and helping them take their game to the next level.

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BACKGROUND / HISTORY

Andy Bair, Baseball
Pitching & Hitting
  • All-Metro pitcher and Player of the Year in 1994 and 1995.
  • 1994 played on the US Junior Olympic team
  • 1995 USA Today high school All_American and Maryland POY.
  • 1995 Gatorade Maryland Player of the Year
  • 1995-1998 Played Florida Marlins Minor League System
Brianna Smith, Softball
Hitting, Fielding and Pitching
  • Former standout at South Western HS
  • Played Collegiately at California Univ. of PA
  • Softball Summer Camp Director at McDaniel College
  • Currently teaching and coaching at New Oxford HS
Mike Resetar, Baseball
Hitting, Pitching & Catching
  • Current Varsity Baseball coach at South Western HS
  • Former Manager of SW York Legion Baseball Program (2000-2011)
  • Played Collegiate Baseball at Mansfield Univ. (1992-1996)
  • Made (2) Trips to NCAA Division II World Series
  • 1st Team GTE Academic All-American (1996)
  • Grad Assistant Coach at Mansfield Univ. (1997)
Amber Wheley, Softball
Hitting
  • Graduate of New Oxford HS – Played on District Championship Team 2005
  • Played Collegiate Softball at Division I – Youngstown State Univ.
  • Former Assistant Coach at South Western HS
  • Former Coach for “Intensity”, travel showcase softball program
Tiffany Smith, Softball
Pitching & Hitting
  • Played for Division I, Liberty University
  • Big South ”Pitcher of the Year” (2010)
  • VaSID 1st Team All-Region (2010), 2nd Team All-Region (2009)
  • Louisville Slugger All-Region 2nd Team (2011)
  • Appeared in 2011 NCAA Regional Tournament (2011)
  • Liberty Univ. records:  Career Strikeouts (548) and Single Game Strikeouts (16)
Nikki Starry, Softball
Hitting & Catching
  • Played for Division I, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • NFCA All-Mideast Region, Catcher (2001)
  • (2) Trips to NCAA Division I Tournament.
  • 12+ Years of Instucting Players in Catching & Hitting

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