Parisi Program Director and Coach Chris Forsten launched Divergent Baseball in 2016. Coach Chris grew up playing baseball in Fauquier County and graduated with a B.S. in kinesiology from the College of William & Mary. He was the starting catcher and three-time captain for the William & Mary Tribe baseball team.

Divergent Baseball coaches and former baseball players Russell Hill and Matt Davenport also come with degrees in the study of human movement. Coach Russell graduated from Longwood University and coached varsity softball at Kettle Run High School for three years prior to coaching for Parisi and Divergent Baseball full-time.

After Coach Matt graduated from William & Mary in 2012, he was drafted into the minor leagues and pitched for the Detroit Tigers for four years. In 2016, he joined Parisi and Divergent Baseball as a pitching coach.

Divergent Baseball delivers elite-caliber training designed to give your athlete an edge, both on and off the field. Individual, partner, trio and quad sessions focus on:

  • Pitching, hitting, catching and fielding
  • Functional movement
  • Improving speed, strength, flexibility and agility
  • Injury prevention
  • Developing teamwork, camaraderie, confidence and dedication

Training opportunities are available for athletes ages 7 and up both on- and off-site.

Contact Coach Matt Davenport at matt@otacfitness.com for more information.