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MSA Instructors

Chris Harrison

Hitting, Pitching , Fielding, Throwing

Chris Harrison is the owner of Michigan Sports Academy. Since 2002 he has worked with thousands of players through the programs at MSA.

In 2010, Harrison joined Major League Baseball as an Associate Scout.

Chris has over 20 years of college coaching experience - University of Michigan, Kansas State University, Concordia University (MI), The Master's College (CA) and Gordon College (MA). Coach Harrison has also been involved in the Olympic (USA Baseball) and international baseball world (Dutch Baseball Federation and Athletes in Action).

Over thirty of Chris' former players have gone on to professional baseball with eight of those players making it to the major leagues.

Eric Harris

Hitting, Catching, Speed

Eric Harris has been with Michigan Sports Academy since it opened in 2002. A former player in the Oakland Athletics organization, Eric has become one of the top hitting and catching instructors in the area. Coach Harris has also developed MSA's Phast four program which has helped athletes in all sports and levels increase their running speed and strength.

Geoff Zahn

Pitching

Former major league pitcher and University of Michigan Head Coach, Geoff Zahn has been with MSA since it opened in 2002. During that time Geoff has developed cutting edge programs such as the Total Pitching Program that have been acclaimed by coaches and baseball writers.

Geoff is also an accomplished writer and has been an analyst on professional and college baseball broadcasts.

Besides Total Pitching, Coach Zahn has developed conditioning and velocity programs. He also works with pitchers on an individual basis.

Jon Evans

Hitting, Catching, Fielding, Throwing, Baseball Pitching

Jon Evans has been with the Michigan Sports Academy since 2016. Coach Evans runs our MSA High School Summer Baseball Program. He played collegiate baseball at Defiance College in Ohio as a catcher after playing for MSA during high school.

 

Jon is currently an Assistant Coach at Madonna University, where he serves as the Hitting Coach for the Crusaders. Before his time at Madonna, he was the Head Varsity Baseball Coach at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor, MI from 2021-2023, where he led the Eagles to a District Championship  & a City Championship. Jon also spent time as the Head Varsity Baseball Coach at his alma mater, Garden City High School. Coach Evans has sent numerous players to the college level between his high school programs and our MSA program.

Coach Evans runs our Complete Catching Program (ages 13 & up) and is a DVS certified Pitching Trainer, in addition to private & group hitting & fielding training.

 

To schedule lessons or enroll in any programs with Jon, please reach out to him at 313-920-5636 or by email coachjonevans@gmail.com

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Emily Raubuch

Softball Pitching

Emily Raubuch is headed into her senior season at Morgan State University as a left handed pitcher.  She is a 3 time regular season MEAC champion and a  2020 MEAC Tournament Champion which earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Regionals. There, she pitched against the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas A&M in the NCAA Regionals. Throughout her career she has also faced teams like Washington, Houston, Marshall, and more.

 

Emily has also trained at MSA from age 9 with Coach Harrison.  She graduated from Milan High school.  She is available for Private/Semi Private Lessons during Summer and Winter break.  Upon Graduation in May 2024 she will be available for full time lessons.

 Please call (734) 944-6721 for pricing or scheduling information or email, emilyraubuch@gmail.com 

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