Our Instructors

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! 

Keith Smith
Roger Nickelson
Kent Carter
Morgan Melloh
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Coach Keith Smith

Keith brings 22 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.   


Coach Roger Nickelson

Over 25 years of teaching the art of hitting, catching, and fielding. His student profile has numerous collegiate students with scholarships. Offering individual or team instructions/practices. Classes start in the fall as a breakdown for hitting and slapping (parents involved) format and transition into live hitting. Beginner and advanced catching classes offered. Along with advanced hitting and slapping lessons. He offers a unique opportunity for coaches and parents to learn with the students the fundamentals, mechanics, techniques, and drills to make them Champions at the Edge. Click here to book your next lesson with Roger. 


Coach Kent Carter

Kent has 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 2 girls per lesson. Lessons include soft toss and tee work. Click here to book your next lesson with Kent. 


Coach Morgan Melloh

Morgan 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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310 S Mitthoeffer Rd,

Indianapolis, IN 46229, USA

Phone:  317-895-1180

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