Our Instructors

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KEITH SMITH

Pitching

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KENT CARTER

Hitting

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MORGAN MELLOH

Pitching

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MIKE SASS

Strength/Agility/Speed

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KAYLA MAXWELL
Pitching

The Mediocre Coach Tells

The Good Coach Explains

The Great Coach Demonstrates 

The Best Coach Inspires.

Our instructors have decades of experience between them. They specialize in pitching, hitting, catching, and fielding. Our instructors teach fundamentals, develop skills, and strengthen your athleticism. They will encourage you, push you, challenge you, and get your best out of you. Check out more about our instructors below! 

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Coach Keith Smith

Keith brings nearly 25 years of experience in pitching instruction and coaching to Champion’s Edge. He has coached the very successful Indiana Shockwaves and Indy Edge teams. Keith has been instrumental in helping his pitching students obtain their goals in both high school and college. Pitching lessons range from beginners to advanced students as well as college athletes. Formal lessons/instructions are based upon solid fundamentals and proper technique to obtain the student’s optimal goal with speed, spin, and pitch placement. Keith’s desire is to mentor his students so they can become the best softball players and citizens on and off the field. Click here to book your next lesson with Keith 

 
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Coach Kent Carter

Kent (@hittingwithkent on IG) has over 20 years of experience in the softball world at all different levels of the game such as being experienced hitting, coaching High School Softball, and coaching several years in travel ball including 7 years right here with Indy Edge. When working with players he has a strong belief in positive reinforcement, encouragement, and taking time to teach and shape the techniques needed to be an exceptional softball player. Kent offers 45-minute sessions with a max of 3 girls per lesson. Lessons include soft toss and tee work. Click here to book your next lesson with Kent. 

 
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Coach Morgan Melloh

Morgan (@mellohpitching101 on IG) is a retired pro softball pitcher. Brings many years of experience playing and coaching on elite levels. Morgan played college softball at Fresno State and Indiana University. She went on to play in the National Pro Fastpitch League (2011-2017) for the Carolina Diamonds, Dallas Charge, and Scrapyyard Dawgs. She traveled the world playing for international teams in Italy, Germany, Australia, and Japan. She was a College Pitching and Defensive Coach for two years and then became a Softball Director, coaching D1-D3 recruits and kids of all ages. She offers small group lessons and private lessons. Click here to book your lesson with Morgan.

 
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Coach Mike Sass

Mike Sass is from New Palestine, IN and started his college career at IUPUI. He played soccer there for 2 years before transferring to the University of Southern Indiana. Sass received his Bachelor's in Exercise Science from USI and received all conference honors at both institutions. After college, he went on and passed the CSCS Exam (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and became the Strength & Conditioning Coach of the USI Men's Soccer Team. Later, Mike continued his collegiate studies at Ball State University and finished with a Master's Degree in Sports Performance. At Ball State, many of the sports teams got to know Mike very well, but primarily worked with both the Men's and Women's Swim Teams. Mike will offer both private and semi-private lessons for Strength/Conditioning/Speed & Agility. Click here to schedule a lesson with Mike Sass.  

 
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Coach Kayla Maxwell

Kayla Maxwell (@maxy38sb on IG) is 26 years old and was born and raised in Tampa Florida which is a hot spot for Division 1 athletes. Kayla went to Alonso High School where they won their first District Championship in School history ending with a 15-3 record and helped Alonso high School to a number 7 ranking in the 8A State Poll. Kayla worked with some of the best pitching Coaches in the country including: Mo Triner, Cindy Bristow, Mandy Schuerman and Kaci Clark Zerbe. Kayla participated in the Adidas Top 40 as well as the Sparkler/Firework All Star game out in Colorado as a Freshman in High School. Her Travel Ball team New Jersey Cheetahs placed 9th out of 48 teams in the PGF Nationals-18U Platinum. They also participated in the Colorado Firework’s 18U Super 48 Tournament. Kayla pitched at the University of Houston and played against some of the top Division 1 schools in the country. Kayla also traveled to Cuba and pitched against the Cuban National softball team. Kayla graduated from Ball State in 2018. Outside of softball Kayla enjoys working with her 8 registered Tennessee Walking Horses.​ Click here to schedule a lesson with Kayla! 

 

Contact Us

310 S Mitthoeffer Rd,

Indianapolis, IN 46229, USA

Phone:  317-895-1180

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