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Private Instruction

Private Instruction Information and Reservations

 

We are a full service baseball and softball facility!  We have some of the most qualified instructors for both baseball and softball in the state of Maine!   We pride ourselves in providing the very best coaching at a reasonable price. 

We have instructors for all phases of the game;

  • Baseball Pitching
  • Softball Pitching
  • Baseball Catching
  • Softball Catching
  • Baseball & Softball Hitting

If you have worked with these instructors before and/or you know who you want for training, you can contact them directly.  Each instructor has their contact information listed below.  If you are getting instruction for the first time and unsure who you want, the easiest way to get availability of the instructors is to contact Colton Lawrence at coltonl@smrr.us or you can  call us at 207-494-7062 during our normal business hours or simply come into our facility (OA Performance Center, 15 Lund Road, Saco ME 04072). 

 

CAGE RENTAL AND PRIVATE LESSON PACKAGE DEALS - UPDATED 9/1/2021

When you purchase in bulk, you save big $$$!   It is important for Hitters Count Training Facility to offer both quality and value so here is your chance to save money if you plan on training most of the fall and winter months.

PRICES - 

30 Minute Private Lesson $65
60 Minute Private Lesson $130

 

PACKAGE DEALS - 

6 Pack of 30 Minute Lessons $360
12 Pack of 30 Minute Lessons $720
6 Pack of 60 Minute Lessons $650
12 Pack of 60 Minute Lessons $1440

 

Instructors

Colton Lawrence

Expertise:  Pitching, Hitting (Baseball)

Contact Information for Lesson: 

Phone:  207-578-0040

E-mail:  coltonl@smrr.us

Attended Mt Blue High School, graduated in 2015. Colton was a four year starter during his high school career and was a three time 1st and 2nd team All-Conference player, as well as a two time 1st and 2nd team All State player. Colton was named to the 2014-15 All USA Maine Baseball Team. He went on to play at the University of Southern Maine, under legendary Coach Ed Flaherty. Colton pitched four years as an end game reliever for the Huskies. Leading the team in lowest ERA as a sophomore. Colton pitched in multiple LEC Conference Tournaments and NCAA Regional Tournaments for USM. Colton is 8th all time in appearances in USM history.

Colton is one of the directors at Hitters Count and specializes in both Baseball Pitching and Hitting. Colton is also the Pitching Coach for Thornton Academy High School.

Jason Lariviere

Expertise: Hitting (Baseball & Softball), Catching (Baseball & Softball)

Contact Information for Lesson: 

Phone:  207-274-1417

E-mail:  jason@hittersctf.com

*  He was a three sport athlete playing football, basketball and baseball. 

*  Jason went to the University of Southern Maine to play baseball from 1992-1995.  During his career at USM, he participated in the division III World Series, earned All-America Honors his junior and senior years and still holds many offensive records.

*  Jason was drafted in the 1995 Amateur Baseball Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals.  He spent five years in the Cardinal organization spending his last year in AAA with the Memphis Redbirds.  During his professional career, Jason was named to the 1998 AA All-Star team, he recieved Memphis Redbird Defensive Player of the year in 1999 and led the Redbirds in many offensive categories.

*  Jason was also inducted into the Maine Hall of Fame in the summer of 2014! 

Drew Healey

Expertise:  Hitting & Fielding (Baseball)

Contact Information for Lesson: 

Phone:  603-781-5099

 E-mail:  drew.healey@sjcme.edu

 

Attended Spaulding High School in Rochester, NH graduating in 2016.  He played two years of varsity baseball under Coach Paul George.  He was a first team All State player and Golden Bat winner his Junior year.  He also won Defensive Player of the Year after his Senior season.  Drew went on to play at St. Joseph's College of Maine where he played both first and second base for the Monks.  He was a 3rd team All GNAC player his Junior season.  Drew was having a tremendous Senior year, leading the team in hitting, before the season was cut short due to the COVID 19 pandemic.   He will be returning to the Monks in the spring of 2021 to finish his Senior year while pursuing his MBA in Business Administration.  

Marcus Crowell

Expertise:  Hitting (Baseball & Softball), Catching (Baseball & Softball), Pitching (Baseball), Throwing Programs (Baseball & Softball)

Contact Information for Lesson: 

Phone:  207-391-3273

E-mail:  marcus@hittersctf.com

*  Marcus was an All conference/ All State baseball player at Biddeford High school and went on to play collegiately for coach Sanborn at Saint Joseph's college.

*  As a coach, Marcus has experience instructing players at the youth, middle school and high school level. He spent the last two seasons as the Head Coach for the Biddeford Middle School Baseball program.

*  Marcus was a coach on the 2015, 11/12 yr old Biddeford Little League All star team that won a State Championship and advanced to the Little League World Series eastern regional tournament in Bristol, CT.

*  In his first season as Manager for the Southern Maine River Rats Baseball Program, he lead the team to the 2016 Elite Baseball League Regional Championship game. Coach Crowell and his staff also helped send five players to the 2016 Elite Baseball League All Star game at Umass Lowell.

*  He also managed the 12U Southern Maine River Rats baseball team that won the 2016 Beast of the North East Tournament Championship.

*  Marcus is one of the most well-rounded instructors on our staff and he able to provide private hitting, catching and baseball pitching lessons! 

Andrew Olszak       

Expertise - Hitting, Fielding (Baseball)

Contact Information -

Phone - 978-210-2960 

Email - coltonl@smrr.us

 

Only repeat Salem News Baseball Player of the Year led Danvers to two straight state finals in 2014-15. 90-plus career hits, scored 90-plus runs and stole 80-plus bases. Also led the area in innings pitched two straight years, tying the Danvers High all-time wins record at 28 and being the pitcher of record an in absurd nine consecutive state playoff games.Played four years at Danvers High School for Roger Day ... Three-time Salem News all-star ... Team MVP as a junior and senior ... Twice All-Scholastic ... Hit .476 and had 36 steals in his junior year ... Had 25 career pitching wins. Andrew also played travel ball for the Legends Prospects. 

Andrew then went on to USM where he had himself quite the career. Andrew worked as an instructor at Extra Innings in Middleton ,MA while he was home from College.

As a Freshman was Twice named Little East Conference Rookie of the Week (3/20/17 and 5/8/17) ... Named to the all-tournament team at the NCAA Regional ... Played in all 47 games batting .314 (58 for 185) with 13 doubles, one triple and 34 RBI ... Batted .462 (12 for 26) with a double and six RBI in the NCAA Regional Tournament ... Had 17 multiple-hit games, including a team-high four four-hit games, and eight multi-RBI games ... Had a 10-game hitting streak batting .486 (18 for 37) ... Named North Shore Baseball League Rookie of the Year playing for the Beverly Recs ... Named to the NSBL All-League and All-Rookie teams ... Batted .407 (33 for 81) over 24 games

In 2019 Andrew was a ABCA/Rawlings Division III New England All-Region third team ... D3baseball.com New England All-Region third team ... All-LIttle East Conference first team at shortstop ...

In 2021 he was Named to the ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division III New England All-Region second team ... Picked for the All-Little East Conference second team