Our Instructors

SPP has a variety of instructors that can teach you anything from pitching to hitting to catching. All of our instructors have extensive experience in their craft and they’re here to train you to be the best that you can be. Our athletes have perfected their craft throughout their lives. These trainers have played high level sports, and know what it takes to make it that far. They have done the trial and error so our clients don’t have to.

Are you an instructor with a built in clientele looking for a home base?
Fill out the Instructor Application and email to info@sportsperformancepark.com.

Call 716-565-2096 for information on NCCC instructors


Alison Benz

Softball Instructor
Ali played softball at Gannon University from 2012-2016. She was a pitcher for the Golden Knights and was a part of the 2015 NCAA Regional qualifying team.

Amanda Werth

Softball Instructor
Amanda played for Niagara University 2012-2015. She was a starter for all 4 years and played almost every position for the Purple Eagles including pitcher, catcher, corners, and outfield

Jermey Nowak

Baseball Instructor
Jeremy was drafted in the 13th round of the 2010 MLB draft by the Baltimore Orioles.

Joe Winkelsas

Baseball Instructor
Joseph Winkelsas is a former right-handed professional baseball pitcher. He pitched parts of two seasons in Major League Baseball.

Rick Lancellotti

Baseball & Softball Instructor
Rick has instructed and given clinics to students of all ages throughout the U.S., Japan and Italy.

Ron Torgalski

Baseball Instructor
17 year Division 1 Baseball Coach at the University at Buffalo – the last 11 as the Head Coach

Sam Weaver

Softball Instructor
Sam was a standout pitcher at Division 2 Edinboro University from 2013-2017, as well as Williamsville East High School from 2009-2013.

Tyler Kmitt

Baseball Instructor
Tyler was a 4 year varsity player at Riverside High School in Painesville, Ohio and a 4 year member of the Lake Erie College baseball team. He has been coaching for 3 years and has spent one of those years here with us at SPP.