Alex Preston

Pitching, Hitting, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, & Manager

  • Pitched at VCU
  • PG Atlantic Region Honorable Mention Team 2013
  • #12 PG Ranked Pitcher  2014
  • Varsity Assistant at Stonewall Jackson High School
  • DHB Team Coordinator & 2022 Heroes Head Coach

Coaching Philosophy: Coach Preston trains players to develop resilient and robust movement patterns used in throwing, running, and hitting using dynamic systems theory, differential learning, and the constraint led approach. He believes the best way for a player to improve is through hard work and fun! Coach Preston wants baseball to be enjoyed and respected by the individual, in hopes that every player will learn invaluable life-long lessons.

Meaghan Heinecke

Softball Pitching & Hitting Coach

  • 4-year varsity softball athlete at Westfield High School
  • Played for Ashburn Shooting Stars showcase
  • Second team, first team all-district for pitching
  • Former softball instructor at Diamond Sports Training in Sterling, VA

Coaching Philosophy: Pitching is an important aspect of my life and always will be. I want to spread my knowledge and help young girls become better pitchers and athletes overall in the game I love.

Max Glasser


In addition to being an instructor at Diamond Heroes, Coach Max Glasser was formally employed by the Los Angeles Dodgers as a video and scouting associate. Prior to joining the Dodgers, Coach Glasser spent four years in college as a student assistant and director of baseball operations in the ACC at the University of Pittsburgh. At Pitt, he worked with various coaches, many of whom had experience playing professionally, that passed on their available insights about the game. Max spent last season working as a video analyst at Sports Info Solutions, where he excelled as one of the top first yer performers in the company.

Max's coaching philosophy is to instill confidence in his players using the countless drills he acquired from his experience at the pro and college levels. He brings a scouting and analytics background to the fold with direct knowledge on what scouts and coaches are looking for in all players at all levels.

Tom Coates

Hitting and Pitching Fundamentals Coach & Diamond Heroes Baseball Owner


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