The Gurus Staff

Experienced professionals in youth baseball training & education

Luke Fortenberry

Luke Fortenberry

Owner

  • 4 years of college baseball
  • 2 years of professional baseball
  • Co-founder of Gurus Baseball, LLC
  • 10 years as New Orleans Zephyrs baseball camp director
  • 12U Blue head coach
  • Pitching coordinator and infield coach
Jeff Winchester

Jeff Winchester

Co-Founder

  • 10 years of professional baseball
  • Co-founder of Gurus Baseball, LLC
  • Catching Combine coordinator
Daniel Best

Daniel Best

Gurus Pitching Coach

  • 4 years of college baseball
  • 1 year of professional baseball
  • High school baseball coach 2010 – present
  • 3 years as a Gurus coach
  • 14U co-head coach
  • Gurus pitching coach
Karl Williams

Karl Williams

Gurus Hitting Coordinator and Catching Coach

  • 4 years of college baseball
  • 10 years as a high school baseball coach
  • 4 years as a Gurus coach
  • 12U Gray head coach and 14U co-head coach
  • Gurus hitting coordinator and catching coach
Kevin Berry

Kevin Berry

Gurus Infield Coordinator, Pitching and Hitting Coach

  • 4 years of college baseball
  • 1 year as a Gurus coach
  • 9U head coach
  • Gurus infield coordinator, pitching and hitting coach
Kyle Maldonado

Kyle Maldonado

Gurus Catching Coach

  • 4 years of college baseball
  • 1 year as a Gurus coach
  • Catching Combine coach
  • Gurus catching coach
Sean Fox

Sean Fox

Gurus Pitching Coach

  • 2 years of college baseball
  • 10 years as Gurus camp coordinator
  • Gurus pitching coach
Graham Wiltz

Graham Wiltz

Gurus Outfield Coordinator and Hitting Coach

  • 1 season in collegiate baseball summer league
  • 2 years as a Gurus coach
  • Gurus travel team manager
  • 11U head coach
  • Gurus outfield coordinator and hitting coach
Ismael Cuevas

Ismael Cuevas

Gurus Pitching Coach

  • 4 years of varsity high school baseball
  • 1 year as a Gurus coach
  • 9U and 11U assistant coach
  • Gurus pitching coach
Dennis Romig

Dennis Romig

Physical Therapist

  • Physical therapist since 2004
  • MLB Umpire Association since 2009
  • Consultant to the Houston Astros in 2003-2004
  • Gurus physical therapist since 2009
DeVaughn Colly

DeVaughn Colly

Gurus Outfield and Hitting Coach

  • 3 years of varsity high school baseball
  • 1 year as a Gurus coach
  • 12U Blue and Gray assistant coach
  • Gurus outfield and hitting coach
Julie Fortenberry

Julie Fortenberry

Dietitian

  • Registered dietitian since 2005
  • Owner of The Natural Weigh, LLC
  • Has worked with hundreds of high school, college and professional athletes
  • Gurus dietitian since 2005
  • Julie@naturalweighnutrition.com
Damon Minor

Damon Minor

Gurus Hitting Advisor

  • Gurus hitting advisor
  • New Orleans Zephyrs current hitting coach
  • 4 years of college baseball
  • 8 years of professional baseball
Lisa Hasson

Lisa Hasson

Gurus Softball Coach

  • 3 years of college softball
  • 9 years as a pitching instructor
  • Gurus infield coordinator, pitching and hitting coach