Ben Pierce

Phone: 4434176391
Mailing Address: 1102 VOLOS COURT
BEL AIR MD 21015

Ben Pierce is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native and a 1984 graduate of Penn Hills Senior High School.. After a very successful high school baseball career, Ben went to play baseball in the south, chasing his dream of playing professional baseball. After receiving scholarships at Pensacola Junior College and Birmingham Southern University, Ben’s dream became reality in 1987 after being drafted by the Kansas City Royals. After a five and a half year professional career, Ben was released by the Detroit Tigers organization in 1992. Ben’s passion for the game never diminished and he continued playing and coaching baseball throughout the years and has become a student of the game always looking to learn more. Ben will forever be looking for ways to give back to the game that he most truly loves
He now resides in Bel Air, Maryland where he work as the Manager of M.R.I. for the Department of Diagnostic Imaging for The University of Maryland Medical Center, Maryland Proton Treatment Center and The Center for Metabolic Imaging and Therapeutics.
Ben is a devout Christian, husband to Jill for 26 years and a father to Ben and Laci.
“Working with U.S. Elite baseball is one of most rewarding and fulfilling experiences in my baseball career and one that I am most proud of.”
“Every day is a great day for baseball”

Playing Career:
• Penn Hills Senior High School 1983 & 1984, Inducted into the Penn Hills Sports Hall of Fame 2014
• 1983 & 1984 All WPIAL
• Pensacola Junior College 1984-1986
• Full baseball scholarship awarded to Pensacola Junior
• Birmingham Southern College 1986-1988
Full baseball scholarship awarded to Birmingham Southern University
• 1987 Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 24th round and signed professional contract as a LHP
Minor League Teams from 1987-1991: Eugene Emeralds, Appleton Foxes, Baseball City Royals and the Memphis Chicks
• Offered professional contract in Italy 1991
• 1991, signed as a free agent with the Detroit Tigers, Minor League Teams from 1991-1992: Niagra Falls Rapids, Fayetteville Generals and the London Tigers

Coaching Career:
• 1997-1998 Penn Hills Varsity Pitching Coach
• 2007-2014: Head coach in Hickory Rec and Travel Baseball
• 2015-2018: Head Coach with the Bluechips Baseball Club
• 2016 Head JV Baseball Coach Arch Bishop Curley
• 2017- present: The John Carrol School Varsity Pitching Coach
• 2018- present: U.S. Elite Baseball Head Coach 2022 Maryland
• 2019- present: U.S. Elite Baseball Co-State Director for Maryland
• 2020,2021 and 2022 USA Baseball Task Force coach and scout for the USA East National Championships and Coach for the independent USA team


Years Coaching Experience: 30
Coaches At High School: John Carroll

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