Cody Box attended Nixon-Smiley High School and following graduation, he attended Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, IA where he played collegiate baseball as a catcher. Later he transferred to Sam Houston State University where he graduated in 2016.
Box spent three years with the Brazos Valley Bombers of the TCL (Texas Collegiate League) working as an assistant coach as well as leading front office operations from 2013-2016. He was a part of 3 TCL championships.
Box has been with the Warriors organization since 2016 and is one of our Catching & Youth Hitting Specialist.
Collegiate Baseball at Briar Cliff University - Sioux City, IA (2010 - 2012)
Brandon Smith attended Cypress Lakes High School and went on to compete at the collegiate level at the University of Texas at Dallas where he graduated in 2017. Brandon has been a coach for the Warriors since 2018 but has been in the Warriors’ program as an athlete 3 years prior.
Travis Portillo has been a trainer for the last 9 years at LA Fitness, Edge Performance, Genesis Athletics and now with the Warriors Baseball Academy. For the last 3 years, he has worked specifically with baseball athletes. He has certifications as an Athletic Trainer, Olympic Weight Lifting Coach, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, and is Certified with the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) certifications:
Jake Gibson is a native to the Houston area and was a member of the Cy-Springs Panthers baseball team in High School. Following graduation, he headed to play college baseball as a Pitcher at New Mexico Military Institute and Prairie View A&M. He has been a coach with the Warriors organization since 2012.
Gibson is our Lead Arm Care Instructor and has produced tremendous results in our Arm Care and Velocity programs.
Collegiate Baseball at New Mexico Military Institute and Prairie View A&M
Dave has been with the Warriors organization since 2012.
Facility Compliance Director
Justin Higgs has been with the Warriors organization since 2012.
Westbrooks has been with the Warriors organization since 2018.
Collegiate Baseball: University of Texas
Professional Career: Drafted by San Francisco Giants (1987)
Played Professional Baseball for Giants organization ('87 - '90)
Head Coach & Instructor
Jeremy York is entering his 14th season as varsity Head Baseball coach at Memorial High School. A perennial power in the greater Houston area, Coach York has lead countless ballplayers to the NCAA Division 1 level, as well as professional baseball. Past ballplayers include Boomer White, Wayne Taylor, Kasey Clemens, Beau Rathjen, and Drew Tolson.
York's passion for the game makes it a privilege for the Warriors family to have his leadership in the dugout. Since 2014 he has coached a Warriors 9U/16U/18U squad.
York has been with the Warriors organization since 2014.