ABOUT

What is World Baseball Experience?

  • We train coaches and volunteers from grassroots to high-performance levels.
  • We educate and guide student athletes, and their families through the college process.
  • We offer baseball career coaching, consulting, and job placement.
  • We simply love this game too much not to share.

Meet Coach Nick Holmes

“I understand that I do not, can not and will not know everything there is to know about baseball or life.

What I do know is that this game has given me some of the most significant moments, positioned me to build lifelong relationships and helped me to create most of the joy that has come my way.

It has shown me the world. Places I never dreamed I would see in person. Baseball has introduced me to many cultures and people that I otherwise may have never met.

My goal is to reach as many kids as I can and affect them enough that they want to return to the game as adults and pass on their experiences to others.”

My Mission

To change and improve the world through baseball. 

My Philosophy

Teach constant and continual improvement from a growth mindset while learning life lessons along the way.

“To improve is to change; to perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill

Scouting

  • International Scouting Director for the Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network.
  • Latin American Scout for Major League Baseball’s Scouting Bureau.
  • Scouted for the Oakland A’s in Southern California.
  • Scouted for the Texas Rangers in Central America.
  • Scouted for Costa Rica Beisbol Federacion
  • Scouted in Newfoundland and British Columbia, Canada
  • Senior National Scout for National Collegiate Scouting Association

Coaching

  • Head Coach of the Costa Rican National Baseball Team
  • Head Coach of the Oakland A’s SoCal Scout team
  • Vol. Assistant Coach for the Vancouver Canadians (Oakland A’s, Rookie)
  • Head Coach – Corner Brook Barons – Senior, Junior and Midget teams
  • Head Coach – Oakwood High School – North Hollywood, California
  • Director of Coach/Player Development – Nanaimo Minor Baseball – Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Director of Coach/Player Development – Corner Brook Baseball Association – Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada
  • Coached in Nicaragua, Italy, Panama, Guatemala, and Dominican Republic.

Training Academies

  • Owner of the Sherman Oaks Baseball Academy (13yrs) Sherman Oaks, CA
  • Owner of 5 Tool Players Inc. Academy (11 yrs) Sherman Oaks, CA
  • Director of Baseball – Beyond Sports – San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Coach – Cinco Estrellas Academy – San Isidro, Nicaragua

With all this experience under his belt, Coach Holmes knows how to support a new coach breaking into the game, a player tackling the college recruitment process or a career driven professional looking to expand their resume.

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