sharks alumni 

Former Sharks

As with our mission goal to pass the love of the game forward to the next generation, and help them develop as young men through baseball. We are proud of all our Sharks Alumni as many have continued their passion for the game.  We take great pride in seeing the success of current and former Sharks Alum at the collegiate and professional levels. 

“This is a very simple game. You throw the ball, you catch the ball, you hit the ball."

Front row left to right: Matt Angle, Jeff Rafferty, Bryan Tedder, Dusty Speaks, Jason Griggs, Kyle Rawlings.

Second row left to right: Kyle Lombardo, Eric Fryer, Aaron Pickerianan, Austin Addington-Strapp, Brian Levine, Cory Darby

Back row left to right: Joe Fryer (Asst. Coach) Bill Speaks (Head Asst.) Ken Maxwell (Head Coach) 

Not Shown: Kenny Maxwell Jr. (Asst. Coach)




High SchoolCommitmentPro AffiliateAdditional Information
Eric Parker1992Harrisburg

Virginia University/James Madison

Boston Redsox

Signed undrafted by Boston Redsox.

Coached a U18 Columbus Sharks Team 

before moving on to become Asst. Coach 

at Ohio State University.

Chris Holley1998Big Walnut

Mount Vernon Nazarene


Played in the NAIA World Series in 2001

Posting a 33-5 record.

Coached a U18 Columbus Sharks

to a National Championship in 2005.

Former Head Coach of Big Walnut

Eddie Orton2003Pickerington

Columbus State Community 


Eric Fryer2004ReynoldsburgOhio State University

Milwaukee Brewers,

Pittsburgh Pirates,

Minnesota Twins,

and St. Louis Cardinals

Played 7 years in MLB
Matt Angle2004Whitehall YearlingOhio State University

Baltimore Orioles,

Los Angeles Dodgers, 

Florida Marlins, and

Oakland Athletics

Played 9 years in MLB before returning

to become Asst. Coach at Ohio State 


Austin Addington2004St Francis Desales

Columbus State Community College/

Ohio Dominican University

Played College Football at Ohio University.
Mike Arp2004ReynoldsburgOhio State University

David Church2004Westerville South

Columbus State Community


Bryan Morosky2004Columbus AcademyWilliam and Mary University

Jake Swint2004Westerville NorthUniversity of Toledo

Matthew Selhorst2004St Charles PrepOhio State University

Justin Parks2004Hillard DavidsonWest Virginia University

David Colopy2004GroveportOhio Dominican University

Kyle Rawlings2004BexleyUniversity of Toledo

Ryan Frazee2005Westerville NorthAkron University

Brandon Gessner2005St Francis DesalesOtterbein University

Casey McGovern2005St Francis DesalesColumbus State Community College

Rob Rossner2005WattersonOtterbein University

Ben Toussant2005Upper ArlingtonOhio State University

Ryan Wackerman2005OlentangyYoungstown State University

Corey Dutiel2005St Francis DesalesColumbus State Community College

Brooks Hunton2005Dublin CoffmanAustin Peay University

Nick Snider2005GranvilleCapital University

Jeremy Williamson2005Grove City Otterbein University

Kory Burkhart2006Hillard DavidsonOhio University

Jason Ferrell2006WattersonIndiana University

Mark Galvin2006Pickerington NorthBowling Green University

Ethan Houts2006Worthington ChristianTaylor University

Jordan Kegler2006Hillard DavidsonKansas State University

John LaCorte2006New AlbanyOtterbein University

John went on to become Asst. Coach

at Otterbein University.

John Lydic2006Gahanna LincolnOhio Dominican University

Devin Rudolph2006Pickerington CentralTiffin University

Tadd Sparks2006Hillard DarbyTiffin University

Brock Trimur2006Gahanna LincolnOhio State University

Jimmy Valhalik2006St Francis DesalesUniversity of Toledo

Mike Yednock2006Thomas WorthingtonWittenberg University

Bruce Dunlop2006Logan ElmWilmington College

Kris Gordon2006Watterson

Columbus State Community 


Stefan Kegler2006Thomas WorthingtonWittenberg University

Ryan Meade2006Gahanna LincolnLamar University

Ben Trimur2006Gahanna LincolnOhio University

Mike Woytek2006Dublin SciotoWright State University

Zac Taylor2009BriggsRio Grande College

Jordan Knight2009Hillard DavidsonAkron University

Jake Dickerson2010ClearforkMount Vernon Nazarene

Joe Morian2010New AlbanyMarietta College

Sean Vollenweider2010St Francis DesalesOhio Wesleyan University

Bryan Wyer2010New AlbanyCapital University

Andrew Parise2010St Francis DesalesOhio Wesleyan University

Conner Crawford2018Worthington ChristianTaylor University

Dylan Swenson2019Gahanna LincolnMiami of Ohio University

Noah Laurent2019Gahanna LincolnSinclair Community College

Aaron Kauser2019St Francis DesalesCapital University

Aiden Lao2019Dublin SciotoFindlay University

Kyron Rogers2019Dublin SciotoFindlay University

Adam Stefanelli2019Westerville NorthTrine University