COACH CANTWELL

Nazareth Academy

Nazareth Academy

2016 Assistant Varsity Coach

HARPER COLLEGE

HARPER COLLEGE

2017 Assistant Coach

National Amateur Baseball Federation

National Amateur Baseball Federation

2017-2018 Metropolitan Collegiate Baseball League of Illinois, Head Coach

Private Instructor

Private Instructor

2011-Present 5-tool Instructor: Speed, Power, Hitting for Average, Fielding and Arm Strength

University of Chicago Laboratory

University of Chicago Laboratory

2017-2019 Head MS Coach University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

University of Chicago Laboratory

University of Chicago Laboratory

2017-2019 Head MS Coach University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

2006-2007 NCAA Division I Tournament Champions (Long Beach State Regional)

Nazareth Academy

Nazareth Academy

2002-2006 4-year Varsity Letter Winner

Chicago White Sox Academy

Chicago White Sox Academy

17U National Champions 18U National Champions

Judson University Eagles

Judson University Eagles

2009-2012 3-year Starter (SS)

Triton College

Triton College

2007-2009 2-year Starter (SS) NJCAA Division I Regional Champions 2009

Coach

Giovanni cantwell

Coach Cantwell has dedicated his life to developing ballplayers into leaders on and off the field. His innovative coaching techniques slow the game down, while focusing on improving mental toughness, refining mechanics, and helping to push players through their failures in order to realize their maximum potential.

Cantwell combines his advanced baseball knowledge with over 8 years of experience coaching college, high school, and youth travel teams. He has further developed his skills as a player evaluator and scout for USA Baseball. In addition, he has over 10 years experience as a personal instructor and strength/conditioning coach and is a former NCAA DI, NAIA, and NJCAA DI ballplayer.

Team Dogs

Retta & Denver

THESE TWO PUPS LOVE THE BALL FIELD! RETTA  WILL BEAT OUT ANY BALL HIT TO THE OUTFIELD AND DENVER ENJOYS SCOOPING UP GROUND BALLS  IN THE INFIELD WITH HIS LASER FOCUS AND QUICK PAW-ACTION. 

*TIP: RETTA IS HAPPY TO RETURN A BASEBALL  TO YOU QUICKLY, WHILE DENVER WOULD RATHER SHOW YOU HOW FAST HE CAN DESTROY IT*

© 2020 Barrel Up Baseball