Meet the Team
Located in the Columbia Mall next to Dunham's, MVP Clubhouse is a full-service indoor baseball and softball training facility complete with a basketball court and turf area dedicated to helping players of all ages improve their game through the availability of clinics, camps, and year-round, all-weather practice facilities.
Speed training is for male and female athletes of all ages and ability levels. Bryan's approach to Speed training is beneficial and essential to all sports. Speed training is the perfect supplemental training for any sport. You can get a great jump start on your season by getting the tools needed to help you become faster.
Speed Training will help you tie together the right mixture of three critical components of
performance: Speed, Functional Strength, and Technique.
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Bryan Delsite is in his seventh year as the assistant track and field coach for jumps at Bucknell University. At Bucknell, he coaches the jumpers and pole vaulters, and he has coached numerous Patriot League champions and Bucknell record holders.
Before coming to Bucknell, Delsite had been the head track and field coach at Duquesne University for the previous15 years. While at Duquesne Bryan was named Atlantic 10 Conference coach of the year four times. He coached 83 all-conference performers, four A-10 Championships performers of the meet, the schools only All-American and every Duquesne men’s and women’s track and field record was set under his watch. Delsite has also mentored numerous athletes who have gone onto have careers in professional football, soccer, baseball and track and field.
Delsite graduated from Syracuse University in 1993, and he was a standout jumper on the Orange track and field team. He won three Big East championships in the triple jump and two more in the long jump and qualified for the NCAA Championships in 1992. In 1990 Delsite represented the USA at the Junior World Championships in Bulgaria. Bryan was also a finalist at the 1994 USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships. While a student at Southern Columbia High School, he won four PIAA state titles, three in the triple jump and one in the high jump. Bryan broke the PIAA Class AA state record in the triple jump.
Doug Davis, Owner of the Doug Davis Baseball & Softball Academy as well as a Bloomsburg native and graduate of Central Columbia High School. Attended North Carolina State University (1981-1984), drafted in the 9th round of the 1984 season, 1st-year player draft by the California Angels.
Doug has been in Professional Baseball for 35 years, playing 11 years in the California Angel, Texas Ranger, and Kansas City Royal Organizations. He played in the Major Leagues for both the California Angels (1988) and the Texas Rangers (1992).
He was a minor league manager for 8 years for the NY Mets (1996-2000), and the Toronto Blue Jays (2006-2009) compiling a 515-484 record. In 1997 was named the Sporting News Minor League Manager of the year after leading the Capital City Bombers to the 1997 South Atlantic League Championship.
He was a Minor League Field Coordinator for 10 years with the Montreal Expo, Florida Marlin, and Toronto BlueJay Organizations.
Doug was the Bench Coach for 2 seasons (2003-2004) with the Florida Marlins and a member of the 2003 World Series Champion and presently a minor league coach at the AAA level (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders) for the NY Yankees.
Austin Davis played baseball at the Southeastern University of Lakeland, Florida from 2011-2014 where he won a Conference Championship in 2014. Was signed as a free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2014. Played for the Rookie Ball level Bluefield Blue Jays in the 2014 season. In 2015 played for the Low A level Vancouver Canadians where he recorded a 300 batting average.
Played with the Low A full season Lansing Lugnuts to finish the year in 2015 and again in 2016. Has been a personal instructor for the Doug Davis Baseball Academy since 2011 and Railriders University at PNC Field in 2017-2018. Currently in his second year coaching the Keystone Cougars 14U travel baseball team.
Ryan Keefer is a staff member of the Doug Davis Baseball & Softball Academy. Ryan is a former Southern Columbia standout and former 40 man roster pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles. He was drafted by the Orioles in the 13th round after winning the 2000 PIAA state championship at Southern Columbia. Ryan spent ten years with the Baltimore Orioles organization. During 2001, Ryan was the Appalachian League-best reliever (Roland's Relief Award). In 2004 he was the Elrod Hendricks winner. He pitched in Venezuela (2005) and in the Arizona Fall League (2006/2008).
Dave Yost is a 1990 graduate Southern Columbia High School. He played on 1988 District IV Title basketball team. Earned MVP honors in Basketball and Baseball (1990), Dave was a Member of Press-Enterprise All-Star Team (1990). Press-Enterprise Player of the Year Award (Baseball 1990).
He holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from Bloomsburg University and an M.S. in Elementary Education from East Stroudsburg University. Was a member of the Bloomsburg University Baseball Team (1991-94)
DAVE YOST COACHING HIGHLIGHTS
● 2009-2013 Southern Columbia Boys Basketball Head Coach (2012 Heartland Conference II Champs)
● 2008-2009 Southern Columbia Boys Freshman Coach (Charles Nesbitt Tourn. Champs)
● 2002-2008 Danville Assistant Coach (5 State Playoff Appearances/ 1 District IV Title)
● 2001-2002 Milton Boys Freshman Coach (19-3 Record)
● 1995-2001 Pocono Mountain Boys Freshman Coach (AAAA competition)
● 1994-1995 Bloomsburg Boys Freshman Coach
● 2019 Head Coach of MVP Clubhouse 12u Travel Team
● 2002-2005 Milton Head Baseball Coach (57-28; four District IV appearances)
● 1999 Wallenpaupack Assistant Coach (Lackawanna League Champions)
● 1998 Lafayette College Pitching Coach
15 Years of Coaching and Training Athletes
Assistant Men's Soccer Coach at Bucknell University
Former- Goalie Coach PSU Hazleton Men’s and Women’s Soccer - NSCAA National Goalkeeping Diploma
Former- Assistant/Player Coach PSU Hazleton Men’s Soccer
Former- Assistant Coach CCHS Boys' Soccer
Former- Head Coach CCHS Boys' Soccer
2 time Coach of the Year
2 All-State Players
Former- BTSC U-10 Boy’s Head Coach
2 time League Champs
- NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
- USSF “C” License
Master Certified Personal Trainer NPTI
Certified Speed Agility Specialist NESTA
Certified Nutritionist NESTA
Philosophy: Work hard. Win.
Program Technical skill work:
Dribbling, Shooting, Trapping, Passing, Defending
Positional awareness, Attacking, Defending, Decision making
Mallory is a 2013 graduate of Southern Columbia where she was a member of both the varsity softball and basketball teams. On the field, she helped lead her team to back-to-back PHAC Division 3 Championships (2011, 2012), a District 4 2nd Place (2012), and a Pennsylvania State Class A Runner Up trophy (2012). She finished her career being named First Team All-State in 2012 and was a 3-time News Item Player of the Year (2010, 2012, 2013). As a pitcher and first baseman at Bloomsburg University, Mallory was a member of the 2016 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championship team in 2016 and was named a PSAC Central Division All-Conference Pitcher. In her final season as a Husky, she led her team to a PSAC 2nd Place finish while also being named the PSAC Central Division Pitcher of the Year, a D2CCA 2nd Team All-Atlantic Region Pitcher, and a CoSIDA Division 2 Academic All-District First Team selection. She finished her career with a 38-17 record, 2.11 ERA, 304 strikeouts and 65 walks, while limiting opposing batters to a 0.228 batting average. She graduated in 2017 with a B.S. in Health Sciences.
High school- Hazleton Area High School (2007-2011):
-sophomore-senior varsity starter
-sophomore-senior all-conference team player
-sophomore-senior Times Leader all-star team member
-senior year Player Of The Year recipient
Black Widows 2008 – Present
College- Coppin State University (Division I, MEAC Conference; 2011-2015):
-2014 & 2015 First-Team All-Conference
-2014 & 2015 NCAA Division 1 All-Academic Team
-2015 Capital One Academic All-District® Softball Team
-2015 team MVP and Athletic Director's Excellence Award
-Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine
-Semi-professionally in Karlsruhe Germany, 2015 season
-Team won State Gold
Master’s Program- University of Regina (Canadian University, 2016-2018)
-2017 First-Team Shortstop & League Top Hitter
-2017 Team Top Hitter and MVP and Players’ Choice Award
-2018 League Leadership Award and team Players’ Choice Award
-2018 Team Won the National Championships
-Master’s degree in Kinesiology and Health Studies, Completion: May 2019
Coaching and lessons:
. Giving pitching and hitting lessons in the Northeast Pennsylvania area (Drums, PA) 2016-present
-individual to group sessions
. Coached a recreational league 10u team, 2016-2018
. Coached a 10u travel team in 2019
. Coaching a 14u travel team, 2019-present
. Coaching Hazleton Area junior high (paid) and varsity assistant (unpaid), 2019-present
. An instructor at RBI Training Facility in Regina, Saskatchewan, 2016-2018
. Assisted with High-Performance Teams (14u & 16u) 2018
Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from Bloomsburg University, CPT Certified/ACE (American Council on Exercise), NSPA (National Strength Professionals Association)/C.C.S. Certified Condition Specialist), CPR Certified