Our Team
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).

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.

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 Varsity Assistant Coach (Avonworth High School)

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