Instructors

Westosha Sports Complex - Indoor Golf, Baseball, Softball

Golf:

Donnie Moline:

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If your are looking to up your game and need a little help in doing so, we can help point you in the right direction. Listed below are instructors that work in our facility:

With 13 years of experience as a full-time instructor, Donnie is a class A member of the PGA of America, and a certified Level 3 Golf Fitness Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute.  Donnie teaches a wide variety of golfers of all ages and abilities, specializing in preparing junior players for competitive golf.

Donnie has studied under some of the top Instructors in the country to develop a teaching style that is based around first understanding your goals, and educating you on the cause and effect of the laws and principles of the game to help you simplify the approach to drastic improvements.  His philosophy goes beyond understanding what to do, but actually understand why you’re doing it.

Donnie uses a variety of drills, exercises, and technology to build you an on-going plan for your success.  Video analysis and take-home reviews will also assist you in your practice between sessions.  Ultimately, teaching you to hit the ball the way you want to, and understand the factors associated with good shots and bad shots.

Donnie is available for private sessions by appointment at the Westosha Sports Complex.  Single session and packaged rates available.   You can contact Donnie at 847-312-4566 or dmoline17@gmail.com.

Baseball/Softball:

Chris Hoffman

Hitting(Baseball/Softball) and Pitching(Baseball) Instructor

Chris graduated from Lakes Community High School in 2012.  He played at CLC for 2 years. In 2014 Chris hit .439 and stole 41-42 bases.  He was named conference player of the year and 1st team All-American.  Traveled on scholarship to Missouri Southern State University.  In his first year at MSSU, Chris hit .426 with 16 2B’s, and 8HR’s while being named 3rd team All-American.  Chris was also a semi finalist for the Tino Martinez D2 player of year award.  Currently, Chris is the Head Baseball Coach at Lakes Community High School. 

For individual, group, or team lessons, Chris can be contacted via e-mail at choffman138@gmail.com or via phone at 224-321-4111

Joe Kinsella

Softball Hitting Instuctor

15th year as head coach at Lake Forest

Led the Foresters to five Midwest Conference titles and NCAA Division III Tournament appearances in the last seven seasons

Has directed the Foresters to a 309-204-1 overall record and 152-28 mark in league play

Program records in 61 different statistical categories have been broken or tied during his 14 seasons at the College

Four-time Coach of the Year in the MWC and the 2003 SCAC Coach of the Year

Has coached players to 103 all-conference selections, including 15 conference player or pitcher of the year awards, and 136 academic all-conference honors in his career

Also directed the softball program at Millsaps College for six years and Dakota Wesleyan University for one

For lesson you can contact Joe at 847-224-6160

Manuel (Manny) Santana

Baseball Pitching/Hitting

 

Manny was the Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach and former JV Head Coach at Indian Trail High School. He has also coached summer baseball as the head coach for Phenom Wisconsin 16u. Pitching and Hitting Instructor with Nike Phenom Baseball.
During his playing days, Manny played for Indian Trail High School.Led Indian Trail to their first conference title and received Southeastern Conference Player of the Year with an 11-0 Record and 0.78 ERA  while also batting .330 he then went on to play at College of Lake County.
Manny trains in all aspects of the game: pitching, hitting, and fielding. Manny has also developed his own throwing program to strengthen one’s arm,to gain velocity,and arm care to make sure they are throwing with care and the right way. 

For lesson you can contact Manny at 262-945-5168 or santanamanuel11@gmail.com

Ken Krause

Softball Pitching/ Hitting

Ken Krause, owner and lead instructor of Softball Success, has been coaching girls fastpitch softball for more than 20 years. He has coached teams from 10U to 18U with the Mundelein Thunder, Lake County Fastpitch and IOMT Castaways. He is currently a Three Star Master Coach with the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), Elite Level certified pitching coach with High Performance Pitching, and is certified by both the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) and American Sports Education Program (ASEP). Ken is a private instructor specializing in pitchers, hitters, and catchers. He has built a national reputation as a long-time contributing columnist to Softball Magazine, where his Krause’s Korner features consistently were among the most-read articles in the magazine. He is also the Administrator of the Discuss Fastpitch Forum, the most popular fastpitch discussion forum on the Internet, and owns Life in the Fastpitch Lane, one of the most-read fastpitch softball blogs on the Internet.

If you are interested in scheduling a lesson you can contact Ken at 847-373-2249 or email at kkrause342@aol.com