Coach Hart is one of our most talented and respected coaches. Sam has been a part of Home Run Baseball Camp as a player and coach for over 23 years – making his debut as a big hitting 5 year old. Sam is a graduate of Sidwell Friends School where he was an all league and all city infielder his senior year. He went on to play club baseball for four years at Wake Forest University where he graduated with honors with a degree in Political Science. He then earned a Master’s degree from the University of Orgeon in science, educational leadership and literacy. Sam is currently a full-time teacher at the St. Patrick’s school in Washington, DC. Sam and his girlfriend, Kylie, are avid travelers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Coach Hiemstra is one of our most organized and professional coaches. She is Director of the Friendship Rec Center location (AU Park).
Julia (University of Vermont ’19) brings energy, high character and outstanding teaching skills to the field everyday. She is organized, great listener and treats folks with respect and courtesy. Julia oversees the day to day administration and our Coaches in Training program.
Julia recently spent time visiting an orpanage in Tanzania and has a strong commitment to social justice.
She enjoys running, yoga, cooking and reading.