Meet the coaches
Instructor Daniel “Bubba” Medina.
Coach Medina is excited with his attempt in bringing back a top tier baseball/softball facility to the SouthWest Denver/Lakewood area. His vision is to provide quality personal and team instruction with state of the art technology. Play Ball! offers (2) HitTrax machines, 5 coin-op Iron Mike batting machines, and a Hack Attack pitching machine portable with any cage rental.
Coach Medina is entering his 16th season as a high school baseball coach, he has also coached 7yrs of high school girls softball. He is currently the head baseball coach at Chatfield Senior High (2018 5A Jefferson County League Champions). In 2018 Coach Medina was named 5A Jefferson County Coach of the Year.
“I grew up in the SW Denver area, it means a lot to me to come back in this neighborhood and provide all the necessities for student-athletes to become better people...through athletics.”
Swing by Play Ball! and talk some baseball/softball with Coach Medina!
Instructor - Roger Plank
Roger Plank is currently a coach at Metropolitan State University of Denver, where he coaches the outfielder and hitting. Roger has coached for over 40 years at the youth, high school and college level. Roger is available to help with teams or individual instruction for all baseball and softball age players. Roger played at the University of Northern Colorado, where he was a starting outfielder. After college, Roger played travel fastpitch softball for 20 years. Roger focuses on the fundamentals of hitting. He enjoys getting players to repeat a sound fundamental swing. Book your lesson with coach Plank today!
Instructor - Paul Koss
Originally from California, Paul played baseball at Orange Lutheran High School, where he then went on to play at The University of Southern California. After 4 years of playing at USC he was selected in the 11th round of the 2007 draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers. In his playing career at USC he was the closer for three years ending his career 2nd all-time in career saves, single season saves and appearances for the Trojans. This lead to playing for the Chatham A’s in the Cape Cod league and earning a spot on the All-Star team in 2006 and received pitcher of the year honors. Following his career at USC he was drafted by the Dodgers and played professionally for six years. Being selected to the California League All-Star team in 2008 and reaching double A in 2009 were the highlights of his professional career. As a coach, Paul has been involved with various travel teams in California, four collegiate summer baseball teams and is now entering his 3nd season as the pitching coach at CCU.