Come meet our Staff!

Our goal as a staff at Acceleration Sport Center is to help every boy and girl have a wonderful experience. Your lesson is your lesson, we are excited to teach catching, pitching, hitting, speed and agility, arm care, and fielding.

Full-Time Trainers

Augie Rodriguez


Augie Rodriguez (Co-Owner/Trainer)
Darton College / Augusta State University
6 years of Minor League Baseball
5 years of Pitch Coach at the NCAA Level
1 year of coaching Minor League Baseball
7 years of Field Manager of Summer Collegiate Baseball (1 Championship)
Trainer of Pitching, Hitting, Infield, Outfield, Catching
Scout of the Cincinnati Reds (Associate)
Head Coach of the Acceleration 18U Fall Baseball Team

Mitch Delfino


University of California (Berkeley)
6 years of Minor League Baseball
MLB Spring Training Camp with San Francisco Giants
Trainer of Infield, Outfield, Hitting, and Speed and Agility

Rod Houge

Operations Manager/Head Softball Trainer

2 years of College Baseball (State Championship)
10 years of Amateur Baseball
12 years of Coaching VFW/Legion/Local Baseball/Softball
Trainer of Hitting, Pitching, Outfield, and Arm Care
Head Coach of the Acceleration Baseball/Softball Fall/Summer Programs

Part-Time Trainers

Reese Gregory

4 years of College Baseball (St. Cloud State) **All-American**
3 years of Minor League Baseball
Currently playing for the River City Rascals (Frontier League)
Trainer in Hitting, Infield, and Pitching

Craig Hern

Mayville State University
Minor League Baseball with the Seattle Mariners
10 years of Amateur Baseball
Head Coach of the 13U Acceleration Fall Baseball Team