Instructors

andyANDY WATSON

(specializes in pitching, hitting, & left handed pitchers)

Andy Watson is a left-handed pitcher with multiple years experience in the professional and Division I collegiate ranks. Born and raised in the Houston area, Andy attended the University of Texas-Arlington on a baseball scholarship before pursuing his professional playing career. He later graduated from the University of Houston-Downtown, and is now a full-time baseball instructor and coach. Since “retiring” in 2011, Andy has coached over 30 teams, and worked with hundreds of players of all ages on a one-on-one basis as well.

INSTRUCTOR/COACH HISTORY

  • Instructor @ Katy Baseball Instruction (2012-Current)
  • Instructor @ Hunter Pence Academy (2012)
  • Instructor @ In the Zone Sports Training (2012)
  • Instructor @ XI-Baseball Academy (2011-2012)

 

  • 2013-Current- Founder/Director/Coach @ Phoenix Baseball
    • Disney Int’l Salute to Baseball World Series Champions- 14u-Elite (Spring 2015)
    • Nations State Tournament Runner Up- 13u Select (Spring 2017)
    • #17 in Texas- 13u Select (Spring 2017)
    • #21 in Texas- 14u-Elite (Spring 2015)
    • #25 in Texas- 13u-Select (Spring 2015)
    • #17 in Texas- 14u-Elite (Spring 2014)
    • .95 team ERA- 16u-Showcase (Fall 2015)
  •  2011-2014- Coach @ Houston Bengals (Pearland, TX)
    • #2 in Texas- 13uAA (Spring 2012)
    • State Tournament Champions- 13uAA (Spring 2012)
    • State Tournament Champions- 14uAA (Fall 2011)
  • 2008- Club Baseball Head Coach @ University of Houston-Downtown
    • 2nd place in conference
    • First contracted head coach in UH-Downtown history

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

  • 2011- New York Federals (Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball)
  • 2011- Las Cruces Vaqueros (Pecos League of Professional Baseball)
  • 2008- McKinney Blue Thunder (Continental League of Professional Baseball)
    • coached by former Major League veteran, Curtis Wilkerson
  • 2008- Bay Area Toros (Continental League of Professional Baseball)

COLLEGE HISTORY

  • 2002-2005- University of Texas-Arlington
    •  NCAA Division 1 baseball scholarship
    •  College debut vs University of Texas Longhorns (#1 in nation)
    • Teammates with MLB All-Star, Hunter Pence (plus 3 other MLB players)
  • 2004- Tennessee Thunder (Southern Collegiate Baseball League)
  • 2003- Madison Mallards (Northwoods Collegiate Baseball League)

HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY

  • 1998-2002- Katy Taylor High School
    • MLB Draft Board- declined draft & follow offer from the Arizona D-backs due to compensation conflict (2002)
    • THSBCA All-State pitcher (2002)
    • All-Greater Houston pitcher (2002)
    • Houston 5A Baseball All-Star Game starting pitcher (2002)
    • District 19-5A MVP (2002)
    • #3 in All-Greater Houston in strikeouts for the season (2002)
    • 19-5A All-District pitcher (2001)
    • Katy Taylor High School single game strikeout record w/ 18 K’s (2001)

 

 

TREY CAPERS

(specializes in hitting & fielding)

 

INSTRUCTOR/COACH HISTORY

  • 2012-Current- Instructor @ Katy Baseball Instruction
  • 2013-Current- Coach @ Phoenix Baseball
    • Head coach of 6 teams since Spring 2013
    • 13u-Elite, 14u-Elite, 14u-Premier, & 16u levels
    • Disney Int’l Salute to Baseball World Series Champions- 14u-Elite (Spring 2015)
    • #21 in Texas- 14u-Elite (Spring 2015)
    • #17 in Texas- 14-Elite (Spring 2014)

COLLEGE HISTORY

  • 2007-2009- Delta State University
    • NCAA Division II baseball scholarship
  • 2006- University of Houston-Victoria
    • Hit the first homerun in UH-Victoria history
  • 2005- Angelina Junior College
    • Medical redshirt (transferred to UH-V following recovery)

HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY

  • 2000-2004- Fort Bend Austin High School
    • All-District Short Stop (2004)
    • Defensive Player of the Year (2004)
    • All-District Short Stop (2003)

 

 

CONTACT COACH ANDY WATSON @ 832-215-7600, OR BY E-MAIL @ KATYBASEBALLINSTRUCTION@GMAIL.COM.