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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 Scott Hamilton at 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). 



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.


30 Minute Private Lesson Retail Cost:  $55

60 Minute Private Lesson Retail Cost:  $110

Updated - 11/15/2019

Package Cost Savings Cost Per Lesson
6 Pack 30 Minute Lessons $300.00 $5/Lesson $50
12 Pack 30 Minute Lessons $570.00 $7.50/Lesson $47.50
6 Pack 60 Minute Lessons $570.00 $15/Lesson $95
12 Pack 60 Minute Lessons $1,080.00 $20/Lesson $90



Colton Lawrence

Expertise:  Pitching, Hitting, Fielding (Baseball)

Contact Information for Lesson: 

Phone:  207-578-0040


Attended Mt Blue High School, graduated in 2015. Colton was a four year starter during his high school career and was at three time 1st and 2nd team All-Conference player as well as a two time 1st and 2nd team All State player. Was named to the 2014-15 All USA Maine Baseball Team. Went on to play at the University of Southern Maine. 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 on his 4th year in the River Rats Program. Over the years Colton has run and helped out multiple youth baseball camps/clinics. Specializing in both Baseball Pitching and Fielding. Colton is one of our Showcase Directors.

Jason Lariviere

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

Contact Information for Lesson: 

Phone:  207-274-1417


*  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



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


*  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! 

Chris Tilton

Expertise:  Pitching (Baseball)

Contact Information for Lesson: 

Phone:  (603) 767-8448


Chris Tilton is current the pitching coach at the Colby College baseball program.   Prior to Colby, Tilton was the head baseball coach at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy in New Hampshire.  Tilton was also the pitching coach at Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina for the 2017 season.  He also has worked as the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Assumption College (2016) and St. Michael's College (2015).  

Tilton has been the manager for the Norsemen of the Greater Northeast Baseball League (GNCBL) since 2018 and won the league championship in his very first season.  Tilton was also the manager for the Seacoast Mavericks of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) in the summer of 2015.  He was the pitching coach of the North Shore Navigators of the FCBL in 2014.  

Tilton earned his bachelors degree in sports management from Southern New Hampshire University in May of 2014.