Sinai Sports is pleased to partner with the following individuals to offer baseball and softball instruction for either individual or small group training.

Our instructors are some of the most well respected and experienced in the area.


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With over 35 years of playing and coaching experience, Jim is a well-known member within the baseball and softball communities.

Jim was a 4 year starter for Tech Memorial High School, where he was a 3x All-Metro selection.  He then continued his playing career at Penn State Beaver where he earned PSUAS All-Conference honors.

After college baseball, Jim switched his focus to softball as a member of Bonnell's Softball team.  While with Bonnell's, Jim was an 11x ASA/ISA Open State Champion and twice was named an ASA 1st Team All-American.  In 2001, the team was the ASA 10 Man Major National Champions.

As a coach, Jim has contributed to the success of local baseball programs such as Mercyhurst Prep (1998-2000), Cathedral Prep (2016-2017) as well as the Erie Outlaws (2007-Present).  Along with being a Co-Founder of the Erie Outlaws Baseball/Softball organization, he currently coaches the 17U Baseball Travel Team as well as "The College Years" team that competes in the Glenwood League.  In addition, Jim is a former baseball instructor at the Strike Zone and Turf Zone.

Jim is a career firefighter for the City of Erie where he lives with his wife, Angela and their sons Jimmy (20) and Reece (18). He is very dedicated to youth sports in Erie and is committed to developing athletes to their full potential.

Contact Jim at 814-323-5461  to schedule your training session today!


Coach Brianna Curtis has been the head softball coach at Villa since the 2019 season. This past year, the Victors were region champions and D-10 runner up. Bri has several years of high school and middle school experience.


She has been offering individual and group lessons for the past 3 years. Bri believes in providing fundamentally driven softball instruction that is individualized to the athlete's specific needs. She offers lessons in hitting, defense, and specializes in catching. 

Bri is also the owner of Curtis Catching.

Contact Bri at 814-882-4920 to schedule your training session today!