About Us

SHANNON GUNBY

Bachelor of Art Degree in Education from Mansfield University
Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Gwynedd Mercy University
Science Teacher at Wissahickon Middle School

Co-Owner Ambler Sports Academy, LLC

Operating Partner Phield House, LLC
Member of the Mansfield University Baseball Team
Head Baseball Coach at Wissahickon High School (2007-2015)
Varsity Assistant at North Penn High School (1999-2003)
Former Director of Baseball Operations, Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation
Honored to be the Manager of the Suburban 1 Carpenter Cup Team

FRANK DECEMBRINO

Bachelor of Science Degree in Movement Studies & Exercise Science from East Stroudsburg University
Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from St. Joseph’s University
Coordinator of Health, Physical Education & Unified Arts Cheltenham High School

Co-Owner Ambler Sports Academy, LLC

Operating Partner Phield House, LLC
Head Baseball Coach Cheltenham High School (2005-2014)
Former Associate Scout for the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club
Honored to serve as Director, Coach & Manager of Suburban 1 Carpenter Cup Team

CHRIS MACKIE

Co-creator of the Quickball program
Wake Forest University Babcock Business Incubator
Inventor of Quickball Game Balls
Signed professionally with Ogden Flyers (Independent League) and Chicago Cubs (Minor League)
Played collegiate baseball at Western Carolina University and Guilford College
10-year youth baseball coach

KEITH MACKIE

Co-creator of the Quickball program
Wake Forest University Babcock Business Incubator graduate
Doctorate in Education N.C. State University
Vice President Catawba Valley Community College

History of Quickball

It’s a high-speed, low-pressure baseball training sport — a hybrid program for all ages that teaches but doesn’t dictate.

Mixing physically-active game play with individual accomplishment and style, Quickball is revolutionizing baseball programming for young players. Players with little or no diamond experience gain baseball skills in a competitive team setting. They play anywhere, any time — in the gym, on the playground, a vacant field or even on a city street.

But Quickball is not just for beginners. Expert players also benefit, thanks to the fitness and skill-strengthening elements that are involved. The revolutionary game equipment can challenge any player — including those on the high school, college and professional levels.

WHERE IT QUICKBALL PLAYED?

Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. is a major supporter of Quickball and his national foundation — the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation — has built Ripken Quickball leagues and programs in more than 1,000 schools, Boys & Girls Clubs and Police Athletic Leagues nationwide. Moreover, the Toronto Blue Jays, USA Baseball and Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign have also embraced the program.

And Quickball is continuing to expand in youth baseball leagues where it increases registration numbers by serving as a first-rate training program for young players. Through the work of these and various other organizations — Parks-and-Recreation, MWR Military Recreation, etc. — thousands of kids are experiencing the joy and excitement of baseball for the very first time.

WHY IT IS NEEDED?

Baseball participation in many areas has declined in recent years. Reasons vary but the problem is widespread. Quickball is reversing that trend by teaching the game in a whole new way. Fast-paced, active and inclusive, Quickball grabs the attention of young players and lets them learn without being bored or intimidated.

Clients & Collaborators

For years, Quickball has been recognized by industry leaders around the country as a superior way to teach baseball in a fun, simple and inclusive way.

Contact

USA Quickball
7174 Springhill Road
Lewisville, NC 27023
United States

Email

info@usaquickball.com