Ryan D’Amelio graduated from Poolesville in 2016. Post graduation he attended the University of Alabama where he worked in pitching analytics his sophomore year. Since graduation he has helped Coach Steve Orsini at Poolesville High School scout and organize pitching, including during the 2017 State Championship run. In 2019 Coach D’Amelio returned to Poolesville where he is continuing his degree in education at Montgomery College. He is now the Varsity Pitching Coach at Poolesville High School. He will finish his degree in Secondary Education in 2021. Welcome Aboard RD!!
The MMU Coaching staff features some of the best coaches in Mid Atlantic Region. Varied Baseball backgrounds, coaching styles and roles add up to one ultimate goal. Your player being successful in getting to the next level.
Head Coach 13U / Vice President
Head Coach 10U / President
Darren Beachley from Jefferson, MD now resides in Point of Rocks, MD. Darren has been coaching or playing baseball for 40 years the last 17 coaching. Brunswick High School, Post 96 American Legion and Frederick County Babe Ruth in his teens led to several opportunities to play at the next level and brushes with several minor league teams. After that he played on some very successful Men’s Slow-Pitch teams. Coaching runs in Darren's blood his Grandfather coached Men's league baseball and played into his 40's. At a young age Darren was blessed to learn the game from Brunswick coaching giant Garel Hauver and carries many of those lessons to this day. Darren has had a very successful coaching run including stops at Brunswick Little League, Brunswick Babe Ruth, The Brunswick Steam and The Frederick Hustlers to mention a few. Darren served as pitching coach on the 2018/2019 team that has seen several players move onto the college level.
Pitching Coach 14U
Assistant Head Coach/Hitting Instruction 10U
John Fowler was drafted in 1988 in the 38th round by the Baltimore Orioles. John spent 3 plus years in The Orioles system with stops in Bluefield, Frederick and Wausau. Known for his hitting ability and complete baseball knowledge, John also led his own travel team The Maryland Lightning for several seasons. Coach fowler begins his second season with MMU