Our Team
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Brian Holliday

After winning back to back State Championships while playing for Moon Area High School, Brian began his professional career in 2002 with the Pittsburgh Pirates when he was selected in the 12th round of the amateur draft.

The lefthander spent six seasons in the minor leagues, advancing as high as double A. In 2004, he was a part of 7+ innings of a combined no hitter as a member of the South Atlantic League Champion Hickory Crawdads. Brian also played in the Venezuelan winter league, as well as the Golden and Atlantic Leagues. He was also the recipient of the 2004 Wachovia ‘Community Service Award’. Brian retired from playing professionally in 2010. In 2015 Brian was named Associate Scout (Detroit Tigers).

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Sean Holliday

Sean, also a Moon Area graduate, received a baseball scholarship to play for the Thundering Herd of Marshall University in 2005. He completed his collegiate career upon graduating from Slippery Rock in 2011, where he received a degree in Sport Management.

Sean was a member of the SRU Sport Management Alliance, as well as the SRU baseball team. He also played in the Cal Ripken Sr. and the Prospect collegiate leagues before his final season in 2010. Sean has extensive experience instructing, as well as coaching and managing travel showcase teams. In 2016 Sean was named Varsity Assistant Coach (North Allegheny High School)

Tim Brock

Tim, is a graduate of Bishop Canevin High School where he letterd twice for the Crusaders baseball team as a middle infielder. After High School he attended CCAC (Allegheny Campus) where he played two years and was a member of the Jr. College World Series team. During his time at CCAC he was involved with the Pirates Organization and worked in the visiting team’s clubhouse as a equipment assistant. Tim went on to play semi-pro baseball in the Pittsburgh Federation Baseball League for several years before re-locating to Florida.

While living in Florida Tim created his own business and still runs Brock Technologies LLC which specializes in web design and internet marketing. He became involved in several baseball / softball camps and clinics during his time in the Ft. Lauderdale area. After moving back to Pittsburgh he coached with the CVBA (Chartiers Valley Baseball Organization). Tim brings a wealth of overall baseball knowledge and connections within professional baseball with him to TCT.

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Zak Schmidt

Zak was a four year letterman and member of the 2009 WPIAL championship team at Moon Area High School. Zak was also a WPIAL and MSA Sports all-star during his high school career. At the collegiate level he played for Penn State Greater Allegheny and was awarded the PSUAC Conference Player of the Year as well as All American his freshman season.

For his junior and senior seasons he was a member of the California University of PA baseball program and graduated with a degree in Sports Management from Cal U of PA. During his college career Zak earned PSUAC and PSAC Academic All Conference honors all four years. Zak has always been a student of the game and enjoys every minute he can spend on the field working with ball players of all ages. He helps and coaches as a member of the staff with “Sean Casey’s Baseball Champions Camps” part of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation. In 2016 Zak was named JV Head Coach (Avonworth High School).

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Anthony Marks

Anthony graduated from Montour High School in 2012 where he played 3 years of Varsity baseball and was voted on to multiple All-Section Teams. A recent graduate of Costal Carolina University Anthony walked on to the team as a freshman and earned a spot to play Division 1 baseball for the Chanticleers.

In his Junior and Senior seasons he started in the outfield every game except two. In 2016 he was a part of the DI National Championship team. Anthony graduated from Coastal in the Fall of 2016 with a Communication degree and a Journalism minor. He was signed as a free agent by the San Francisco Giants and played a half a season in Low A.

Anthony brings a weath of baseball knowledge and experience to TCT along with his passion for the game and the ability to relate to our up and coming athletes.

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Bev Bauer

Bev Bauer has been involved with either playing or coaching softball for the past 25 years.  Bauer attended Hempfield Area High School where she lead the Spartans to a WPIAL Championship in 1998 and a PIAA State Championship in 1999. She continued playing softball collegiately and had a successful career at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

During her time at IUP, the team qualified for both the PSAC Regional and NCAA Atlantic Regional tournaments. She was a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete and holds multiple season and career hitting records. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Management Information Systems. After spending time working and coaching in central Pennsylvania, she made her way back to the Pittsburgh area.

Most recently, Bev was the head coach for the Shaler Area Lady Titans Middle School softball team during the 2017 season and was the assistant JV coach at Shaler during the 2016 season.  Bev is experienced in every position to include infield/outfield and pitching/catching.

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Anthony Girdano

Anthony is a 2010 graduate of Bethel Park high school. He played three for years under coach Jim Ryder and one year for coach Steve Bucci from 2007-10. During his senior season he batted .500 while leading WPIAL Quad A in home runs and RBI en route to all-WPIAL and all-section honors. His 7 home runs during his senior season were, at the time, a record at Bethel Park.

Upon graduating, Anthony committed to La Roche College playing under coach Chase Rowe from 2011-14. While playing at La Roche, Anthony held down starting spots in the outfield and catcher each of his 4 years. During his years there the Redhawks went on to win their first and second conference championships and played in the D3 regionals.


For summer ball Anthony played for the Pittsburgh Pandas in the tri-state collegiate league under coach Frank Gilbert. Anthony has been a JV head coach and Varsity assistant for the South Park Eagles the past two seasons.

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