5-Tool Sports Center Staff
David Collings, owner and lead instructor, brings years of personal experience as a scholarship baseball player at Andrew College and the University of West Georgia — where he also earned his MBA. David grew up playing with some of the best traveling teams in the state of Georgia as well as the award-winning East Cobb teams. Over the past three years, he has built quality relationships with pitchers and hitters throughout the West Georgia region by giving personal training tips and lessons. David managed Next Level Sports Center in Carrollton, GA, and also was an instructor at Chipper Jones’ 10th Inning Baseball Academy in Suwanee, GA prior to coming to Douglasville. He and his staff are committed to providing first-class customer service and game-changing techniques to improve the development of all athletes. David is the Head Coach of the 12U 5-Tool Phillies.
Kati has worked at our facility under previous ownership (Diamond Starz Academy) for four years. For the last two years Kati has been serving in the position of Office Manager. Kati handles the day-to-day operations of 5-Tool Sports Training Center, and will be the first friendly face you see when you walk in the door!
Andrew comes to 5-Tool after a successfull collegiate career, where he finished up at the University of West Georgia. Andrew spent the last three seasons coaching at the collegiate level under Todd Pratt with the West Georgia Technical College Golden Knights, and the Douglasville Bulls Collegiate Summer Ball team. Andrew lead the Golden Knight hitters to a Top 5 finish in several offensive categories. Andrew is continuing his playing career in the Pecos Professional League, where he will also assist in coaching the team. Andrew is currently the Head Coach for the 9U travel baseball team, and does private instruction for Hitters and Fielders.
Chase is a Chapel Hill HS graduate where he was a 4-year Varsity Letterman and received All-State honors. Chase received a scholarship to play at Auburn University – Montgomery, prior to returning to Douglas County to play for former Major League veteran Todd Pratt at West Georgia Technical College. Chase coaches with our 13U team, and is available for Hitting, Catching, and Pitching lessons.
Clint was drafted out of Parkview High School in 2001 by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Clint chose instead to play at the University of Georgia, where he was drafted again in 2004 by the Atlanta Braves in the 6th Round. Clint played in the Atlanta Braves organization, and the Florida Marlins organization, spending time in the Majors with the Atlanta Braves from 2007-2009. Upon completing his playing career, Clint has become the Catching Coordinator for the Miami Marlins. Clint is available to work with Catchers and Hitters.
Pitching and Hitting Instructor
David W. was drafted by the Florida Marlins in High School. He played baseball for the University of Georgia. David is the Head Baseball Coach at Temple High School.
Director of Softball Operations
Monica is also a graduate of the University of West Georgia where she was a scholarship player. Monica is currently the Director of Softball Operations here at 5-Tool, responsible for our Travel Teams, and other Softball offerings. Monica works with Hitters, Fielders, and Catchers.
Aubrey is a university of West Georgia graduate where she completed three seasons playing softball on scholarship, before completing two seasons with the Tennis team on scholarship. Aubrey works with Pitchers and Hitters.list]
Speed & Agility Coach
Jay’s background includes a degree in Exercise Science from Georgia Southern University, and two advanced degrees from Northcentral University. Jay holds various certifications specific to Strength and Conditioning and Sports Performance but most notably he is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through National Strength and Conditioning Association, and a Fellow of Applied Functional Science (FAFS) through Gray Institute. Jay has worked with Georgia Southern Strength and Conditioning, under Tom Melton, and most recently as a Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach for New York Mets Baseball organization.
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS),
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Fellow of Applied Functional Science (FAFS),