Our Mission

Elite Baseball was founded to give baseball players of all ages the opportunity to reach their maximum potential as athletes. At every age group that we coach we have the goal of preparing our players for the next level and step of their baseball careers.

Our indoor facility provides an environment for improvement on every aspect of our players’ game from hitting and pitching, to speed and agility training. Our teams, camps, and our college consulting give our high school athletes the best possible chance of achieving their dreams of playing college baseball.


Brian McKenna

Owner/Instructor/Coach
Brian has been a coach and an instructor with Elite Baseball since 2007 and has been running Elite’s Maryland facility since 2008.  As a high school player Brian is the career record holder at Watkins Mill for hits, doubles, runs and RBI’s.  He was a first team All Met as well as named to the Montgomery County All-Decade team.  Brian played 4 years collegiately at Towson University where he started at shortstop every season, and is currently second all time in hits.  He was a First Team Freshman All-American and named All-Conference twice.  After college, Brian signed a professional contract with the Evansville Otters of the Frontier League where he played for 3 seasons.  From 2006-2014 Brian was the assistant coach at Quince Orchard High School helping the Cougars win 5 region titles. In 2017 Brian became an assistant coach at Our Lady of Good Counsel.

Tim Park

Owner/Instructor/Coach

Tim has been a coach and instructor with Elite since 2009.  Tim graduated William and Mary in 2008 where he was one the top hitters in the entire country.  Upon graduating he held school records for doubles in a season (26), batting avg. (.405) and career slugging (.668).  He was a 2 time All-CAA selection, 3rd team All- American, and a 2 time all East Region selection in his only two years with The Tribe.  Prior to William and Mary, Tim played two years at Montgomery College Germantown where he was a first team All-American and an Academic All-American while leading the Gryphons to a Region XX championship.  Tim became the head baseball coach of Our Lady of Good Counsel in 2015 and has been named WCAC coach of the year in 2 of his first 3 seasons.

Mike Celenza

Instructor/Coach

Mike has been a coach for Elite since 2014. As a high school player Mike was Montgomery County Player of the Year in 2006. He was first team All-Met and was chosen to the Montgomery County All Decade Team. He played 4 years collegiately at Salisbury University where he 4 time 1st team all CAC and 2nd Team All-American in 2009. After college Mike coached at Salisbury University which had a World Series birth in 2011. Mike is currently an assistant coach at Quince Orchard.

Jason Gasaway

Instructor/Coach

Coach Gasaway has been the Head Coach at Quince Orchard High School since 2005 and working with Elite since 2009. Since he has been at QO he has won a state championship in 2005, and gone to two other state finals. He has one 7 region titles since 2005 and has been named MSABC District Coach of the Year 4 times. In 2011 Coach Gasaway was named Washington Post All- Met Coach of the year.

Shane Boyd

Instructor/Coach

Coach Boyd is a graduate of Damascus High School. While there he was recognized on the Preseason All-State team as well as being Honorable Mention All-Met as a senior. From there he attended Frostburg State University, where he played for 4 years. After playing at FSU, he stayed on staff as an assistant, coaching the Outfielders for one season. Since graduating, he has been an assistant coach at Quince Orchard High School. At Elite, he has coached 13u, 15u, 16u and Showcase teams.

Pedro Rivera

Instructor/Coach

Coach Rivera played high school baseball at Paint Branch High School and then at the collegiate level at Catholic University. While at Catholic, he started all 4 years in centerfield and served as team captain for 3 years. He won rookie of the year, student-athlete of the year, and team MVP during his collegiate career, as well as Academic All-Conference honors 3 times while studying Biology Pre-Med. He currently serves as an assistant varsity coach at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School in Montgomery County during the spring season..

Daryl Keys

Instructor/Coach

Coach Keys is a 2001 graduate of Salem High School in Salem, NY. While at Salem he was a First-Team All-Adirondack his junior and senior seasons. After high school, Coach Keys attended Adirondack Community College where he led them in wins, ERA, and appearances. From there Coach Keys when on to have a successful career at Frostburg State University where he was a 2005 AMCC pre season player to watch and a member of the 20003 AMCC Championship team. During that 2003 Championship season Coach Keys went 4-1 with 2 saves. Coach Keys began coaching in 2005 with the Francis Clark Jr. Legion team and in 2007 he was the assistant coach of the Amsterdam Mohawks in the New York Collegiate Baseball league. From 2008-2013 he served as the pitching coach for Damascus legion Post 171 and is now currently an assistant coach at Sherwood high where he has been since 2014.

John Schmidt

Instructor/Coach

Coach Schmidt is the head coach at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School and has compiled a record of 122-68 since taking over in 2010. In 2018 the Barons won their fourth division title and made it to the Maryland 4A State Semifinals. Before coaching at BCC, Coach Schmidt coached at Blake High, Georgetown Prep, and Catholic University. In college, Schmidt was a 4-year starter and captain at third base and pitcher for Catholic University, earning all-conference honors his junior year, and is on the leader board for all time lowest ERA in a season (1.65) and hits in a season (47). Schmidt is also a graduate of Blake High School, where he was all-county and helped Blake to the state finals in 2001 as a pitcher and third baseman.

Sean Davis

Instructor/Coach

Coach Davis has been the head coach at Sherwood High school since 2012 and has been coaching high school baseball since 2005. At Sherwood Coach Davis’ teams have amassed a 109-34 record with 5 division titles and two region titles. A year 2000 graduate of Sherwood High School, Sean was a two year First Team All-County selection while playing for Coach Billy Goodman. Coach Davis played collegiately at Frostburg State University. At Frostburg he earned All-AMCC all four years, in 2003 he was first-team All-ECAC and third-team ABCA Mid-Atlantic Regional All-America honors. He compiled a .349 career batting average and finished as the school’s all-time leader in hits (182), runs (141), at-bats (522) and games played (158).