ABOUT US

Elite Performance Athletics is a travel baseball and sports performance training company located in The Woodlands/Magnolia, Texas area that focuses on the overall athletic development for all athletes.  EPA offers sport-specific and position specific training along with pre-season and in-season training for baseball, strength and conditioning and speed and agility.

 

Dave DeLoit

Founder/Athletic Director/Coach

Dave started Elite Performance Athletics after a 23 year career in the corporate world where he led many successful sales organizations.  He founded Elite Performance Athletics - “EPA” as a way to bring his passion for coaching young athletes to as many kids as possible.  Dave has been coaching 7u-16u travel baseball, youth and high school football for the past 15 years and has coached over 900 baseball and football games. He currently coaches multiple travel teams within EPA Baseball, while overseeing the organization.  He served on the board of South County Football League as VP of Football Operations and Competition Committee member for 6 years. Dave is a USA Football Heads Up Certified Coach for Youth, Middle School, and High School football. He played baseball, football, and track and field in high school, however chose to enter the Air Force upon high school graduation.  Dave was a member of the Air Force Powerlifting Team and he is also a NASM Certified Trainer - PES- Performance Enhancement Specialist , YES- Youth Exercise Specialist, NSPA Certified Speed & Agility Coach.


Baseball Coaching Experience
•    15 years of travel baseball coaching experience
•    Head coached over 800 games
•    55 Tournament Championships and 3 Time Elite 32 Qualifier 
•    7u Texas State Championship 2010
•    8u Super Series Texas State Championship 2011
•    9u Governor’s Games Championship 2012
•    11u Open USSSA  Super State Championship 2014
•    13u Omaha World Series Championship 2017
•    Middle School Baseball Coach at The John Cooper School 2015, 2016, 2017

Football Coaching Experience
•    14 years of football coaching experience 
•    Head coached 221 games with 168-53 record/Assistant coached 42 games
•    SCFL Super Bowl winner 2013 and Super Bowl runner up SCFL 2011
•    SCFL All Star Coach 3 seasons and 2 time Pro Bowl Coach 
•    Middle School Head Football Coach at The John Cooper School 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
•    Varsity Defensive Backs Coach at The John Cooper School 2015, 2016, 2017

 

EPA Baseball Coaching Staff/Instructors/Trainers

 

Baseball Player Development Directors/Coaches 

Dave DeLoit 

Mark Wyatt 

Bobby Cruthirds

Tyler Hix

Thomas Loria

Reese Robinette

Justin Alphonse

Pitching Instructor/ Arm Care

Beau Ridgeway

Director of Adult Fitness/Girls Strength & Mobility Trainer 

Dianna Morgan

Angela Botard

Communications Director

Jenn DelaCerda

 

 

Baseball

Mark Wyatt

​In 2011 Mark started the Texas Patriots with three teams. Mark has lead his travel baseball teams to many local and national victories, including winning the USSSA Elite World Series in 2015.

  • Mark attended Stratford High School – 3 time All-District & All-Greater Houston selection

  • Attended Angelina Junior College – 2 time All-Conference Catcher

  • After two years transferred to Sam Houston State University

  • Mark’s walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning of an 8-6 victory over UTSA put Sam Houston in the finals of the Southland Conference tournament

  • As a senior in 2009, Mark earned All-Southland Conference third team honors as a catcher

  • Signed with the Miami Marlins following his college career

Mark Wyatt

Beau Ridgeway

 

- All Big 12

- NCBWA Stopper of the year semi finalist

- Lead Big 12 in appearances 2017

- Pre Season all american

- Team Leader Texas Baseball in ERA in 2016 & 2017

- Injury free entire career

- Montomery County Pitcher of the Year 2014

- 1st Team all district 2014 & 2015

- Selected to the Texas Rangers Area Code team

- Represented Team Texas 2014

Beau Ridgeway