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Coaches

Daniel Sweet
Director of Baseball and Head Varsity Coach

Coach Daniel grew up playing basketball, but due to his sons' love of baseball, began coaching baseball over a decade ago.  Baseball is a terrific tool for mentoring.  Baseball also provides a terrific avenue to exalt Christ while maturing spiritually, physically, socially and intellectually.

  • Coach of the Mansfield Knights, a youth and high school league and select team for the past 11 years
  • Coach at Newman Academy in Arlington, 2017
  • Assistant Coach for TACA in 2020

Off the field, Daniel Sweet is husband to Dr. Kimberly Sweet (Pediatrics, Baylor), dad to Austin and Michael, the pastor of Matthew Road Baptist Church and adjunct professor of math at Dallas Baptist University.  He loves church history and loves the mountains, especially Colorado.


 

Mike Ostrom
Head Junior Varsity Coach

Coach Mike loves baseball but his passion is ministry and sharing Christ through sports.

  • 2018 led baseball mission trip to the Dominican Republic where 10 players and family members served people around Santo Domingo and played some very competitive baseball.  A 2020 Mission trip is in the works
  • Each year his teams volunteer for Operation Christmas Child, help with the Garland Special Needs Baseball League, and pack more than 2,000 meals for “His Refuge” ministry
  • 2019 HSAA Angel Home School Junior Varsity Coaching Record:  23-4
  • 2016-2018 Middle School Home School Coaching Record:  42-14

Mike started coaching baseball at age 15 when he was fortunate to be able to lead some of the most successful Little League teams in Albany, Oregon.

For the last 10 years he’s led the Texas Aces Select baseball organization and has been blessed to be a part of homeschool middle school and junior varsity baseball.

Mike and his wife, MeMe, are parents to five children…their third baby was triplets.  When not on the diamond Coach Mike enjoys Sprint and Ironman distance triathlons.


Sean Kirby
Consultant

Coach Kirby has served the Texas homeschool baseball community for 10 years in a variety of on and off the field roles.

  • More than 200 wins over the last ten years
  • Directed HSAA Middle School program for two years (Dallas, TX)
  •  Coached HSAA teams at the Middle School and JV levels (Dallas, TX)
  •  Coached Northside Falcons at the JV and Varsity levels (Spring, TX)
  •  Founded TACA Baseball in 2017 (Carrollton, TX)
  • 2019 Season Record: 21-13
  • 2019 Homeschool World Series Record, 4-2 Division 1

Coach Kirby’s ministry to TACA Baseball is to develop young men into leaders on and off the field. He leads families and athletes in weekly devotions as a way to set the expectations and direction for the program. His passion is in player development and maximizing their baseball and spiritual growth.

Off the field, Coach Kirby is husband to Jennifer, dad to Hunter and Reagan, and member and usher at Prestonwood Baptist Church.  He is an avid CrossFit athlete and loves spending time in the mountains as often as possible.

 


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