Backyard Sports Academy

Coaches

 

Austin Keaton was born and raised in Turlock, CA. While attending Pitman High School Austin was a two year Varsity starter on the baseball team and a four year Varsity starter on the basketball team. Austin attended and played baseball and basketball for Modesto Junior College (MJC) where he was a All Conference and All State Nominee for basketball.

After playing for MJC, Austin played baseball and basketball for Cluver-Stockon College a NAIA school in Canton, Missouri. On the baseball team he earned All Conference Honors helping the team win the conference. His basketball team made it to the Elite 8 of the NAIA National Tournament. Austin earned All Conference and All American Honors.

Following college Austin has been an assistant coach for the Pitman High School varsity basketball team. We are happy to have Austin as part of the baseball and basketball coaching staff at Backyard Sports Academy.


Ryan Flood was born and raised in Gustine ca. While attending Turlock High School, he played four years of baseball. After high school, Ryan continued his baseball Career at Modesto junior college for one year as a second baseman.

Following college Ryan has been self employed with Ryan Flood distributing. We are happy to have Ryan as part of the baseball coaching staff at Backyard Sports Academy.


James Heller was born and raised in Turlock, Ca. While attending Turlock High School, he played four years of baseball and football.  After high school, James continued his baseball career at CSU Stanislaus as a first baseman. He then graduated in 2015 with a major in Business.

Following college James has been a member of the sales team at Winton Ireland, Strom & Green Insurance Agency. We are happy to have James as part of the baseball coaching staff at Backyard Sports Academy.