Drew is a Cincinnati, Ohio native. Married 14 years to Amanda and father to 4 children. His only son Jace, is a baseball player at Chattanooga State. Drew has lived in the Buckeye State most of his life and currently resides in Loveland, Ohio. He was a multi sport athlete from the east side where he was a letterman all four years accumulating accolades for All-Conference, All-City, All Southwest Ohio, and All-State. He still holds multiple records and was named Most Outstanding Athlete in 2001 at his alma mater. Drew went on to UCCC after suffering a couple devastating injuries that forced him to hang up the cleats and get into coaching early on. It started in the American Legion summer circuit by heading up teams at the 14u, 15u, and 16u age groups. He now has 15 years of baseball coaching/training experience and more than 8 years of board experience for multiple organizations in the select/travel realm. Drew also has more than 10 years of umpiring experience under his belt. He eats, sleeps, and breathes baseball. As a member of the ABCA, Drew’s a progressive coach and is continuously seeking knowledge to better assist his athletes and coaches. He expects nothing but the best from himself and his program. He is hyper focused on leaded Canes Ohio to special places. In the fall of 2023 Drew will be opening a training facility called Infinite Hitting Cincinnati where he and his team will be able to offer players high level hitting training and continue his quest to mold, polish, and develop young athletes on and off the field!
Vince is a Cincinnati, Ohio native, drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 2004 MLB draft out of the juco powerhouse Triton College. After his stint in pro ball, Vince went on to start his career in business and began to train players from all over the area. He’s spent the better part of the last decade involved in amateur baseball. He has a passion for helping players maximize their potential on and off the field while carrying a stellar reputation as a community leader and advocate for our youth. Vince will play a huge part in the development of our players and the growth of Canes Ohio and CBA.
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Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Brock grew up playing as much baseball as possible. Out of high school Brock was the #1 rated catcher in the state of Ohio. He went on to play collegially at LSU, Oklahoma State, and Florida State Universities. With his playing days behind him, Brock now has his sights set on a career in the game of baseball. He currently offers private instruction and heads up Canes Ohio ’28s!
Coastal Alabama and AUM alumni. Coach Bailey is an infield specialist. He’s been an HUGE addition to the Canes Ohio program as well as our 14u players!
Drew grew up in Hebron, Kentucky where he went to Conner High School. He was All-Region his senior year and went on to Butler University where he graduated with a Doctorate in Pharmacy in 2017. Drew brings 10 years of 16-18U travel baseball coaching experience. 2 of those years as a 16U Head Coach. During his time in coaching he has helped over 20 players move on and play at the collegiate level ranging from NAIA to D1. Drew was raised in a baseball family. His father and brother both played and coach as well. He currently coaches at his alma mater, Conner High. Drew has baseball in his blood, which is just one of many reasons he is still so involved and passionate about the game. Drew wants to coach high level players and he is very optimistic that Canes Ohio will bring in talented athletes that he can help get to the next level.
Aaron lives in Middletown, Ohio. He's married with 3 sons and granddaughter. A 1994 grad of Little Miami HS, coach Back played collegiate baseball at Concord College in WV. After a brief stop at Edgewood HS as the hitting coach in 2016 and 2017, Aaron is currently the HC at Wyoming HS and is the former pitching coach at Middletown HS. He also has several years of head coaching experience under his belt with several top travel teams in Ohio. Aaron is a passionate baseball lifer and looks forward to helping Canes Ohio grow into a premier program.
Craig Meinzer will begin his second season as an assistant baseball coach with Owens in 2022-23.
Craig Meinzer comes to Owens after a two year stint as assistant varsity baseball coach at Sylvania High School. Meinzer was with Owens CC in 2020. Prior to that Meinzer was head baseball coach at St. John’s Jesuit High School. While there, he led the team to the school’s third district title in 2018 and a Three River Athletic Conference Championship in 2019.
He also has head coaching experience at Bowsher High School (2005-2007), Cardinal Stritch Catholic School (2012-2016) and was twice named Coach of the Year (2013 and 2016) along with winning two league championships in the Toledo Area Athletic Conference.
Meinzer was also a long time assistant coach at Central Catholic and St. John’s Jesuit where he was a part of five other league championships and a regional runner up.
Coach Meinzer is a long time travel baseball coach in the Northern Ohio area winning multiple championships. He has experience as a Toledo American Legion Head Coach (8 years) and assistant Collegiate Summer baseball coach (10 years). His Legion team in 2008 won a district championship and a bid to the Legion State tournament. Meinzer also served as an assistant coach at Lourdes University before accepting the head baseball coaching position at St. John’s. We’re very excited for our group to have such an experienced leader.
Charlie is a NW Ohio Native. He is married to Nikki and is a father of 4. Charlie grew up in the small town of Liberty Center, Ohio where he participated in both Football and Baseball. In doing so, he earned multiple accolades including All-State Honors and NW Ohio Batting Title. Upon completion of his high school career, he pursued his academic and athletic career at the College of Wooster where he was a member of the Division III NCAA runner-up National Championship Baseball Team.
At the end of his college career, he became the Head Baseball coach at Norwayne HS and then the Head Football Coach at Hicksville High School. As the head Football Coach, Bostelman earned Division VI Coach of the Year Honors, leading his team to the Final Four for the first time in school history.
Charlie has over 20 years of coaching experience in baseball and football. This is the third year Charlie has been a part of the Canes Organization.
Brayden is a Columbus, Ohio native and a graduate of Worthington Kilbourne High School. A multi-sport athlete and a four-year varsity letter baseball player for WKHS where he received a variety of awards including Honorable Mention All OCC in 2016, 2nd team All OCC and 2nd team All District in 2017, 1st team All OCC and 1st team All District in 2018. He holds the single season WKHS batting average record when he batted .506.
Brayden is currently taking MBA classes at Otterbein University and is the leadoff hitter / third baseman for the Otterbein baseball team. For the 2022 season he had a batting average of .401 and was two hits away from breaking the all-time hitting record in one season. He received 1st team All OAC, and 2nd team All Region in the 2022 season. He also had a successful season playing for the Northwoods league this past summer for the Kokomo Jackrabbits.
His coaching experience includes Head Coach within the Bo Jackson program in 2021 and for the Canes Ohio 14u team in 2022. Where he led the first-year team to 5 Championships, multiple semifinal finishes and a record of 43-18-3. He will continue his coaching position with the Canes 15u team in 2023. Brayden’s extensive playing experience has allowed him to develop a coaching style that develops players not only physically but mentally. His knowledge of the game and recent journey from HS player to college player to post season college league brings an incredible value to his players, one that can relate to where they are, where they want to go and truly mentor them down the road to get there. We’re truly grateful to have a guy like Brayden!
Josh was on the State Championship team for Moeller high school in 2015. After graduating, Coach Hollander went on to play at Kent State University where his team won three regular season championships and one tournament championship. Josh was named MAC tournament MVP in 2018. Coach Hollander was a four year middle infielder for the Golden Flashes. He currently offers private instruction and heads up our ‘27 group!