Our Instructors

Scottsdale Batting Cages is proud to offer the finest in both individual and group instruction for baseball, softball, hitting, pitching, and fielding/throwing mechanics. 


You are welcome to contact the instructors directly and schedule your lessons.

Click on any instructors name to view their profile and contact information.

Chad Moeller/Chad Moeller Baseball

Catching & Hitting Instruction

  • National Catching Coordinator for Program 15/New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series
  • former MLB Catcher for 11 seasons
  • caught in over 500 games at the Major League Level


Private Lessons Rates
30 Minutes $75
One Hour $150

Contact Chad Moeller:

Stephen Randolph/SLR Baseball

Pitching & Hitting Instruction

19 Years Pro Baseball  Experience


  • National Pitching Coordinator for Future Stars Series
  • 2009-2011 Yokohama Baystars (Japan)
  • 2007 Houston Astros
  • 2003-2005 Arizona Diamondbacks
  • 2003 Major League Baseball Debut
  • 1994-95 University of Texas
  • 1995 Drafted NY Yankees
  • 1994-1995 University of Texas


Private Lessons Rates
30 Minutes $75
One Hour $140
(5 qty.) 30 Minute Lessons $350

Contact Stephen Randolph:

John Casey

Hitting & Fielding Instruction

John is an expert in Hitting & Fielding Instruction. He attended college at Stanislaus State, and in 1991 was a Division II 1st Team All American. He has 5 years of professional baseball experience and over 15 years of coaching experience.


Private Lessons Rates
30 Minutes (Batting Cage Included) $60
One Hour (Batting Cage Included) $120

Contact John Casey:

Phone: (973) 768-0024

Carrie Markham Gutierrez

Carrie is a graduate of Pfeiffer University in Charlotte where she earned a Masters in Leadership and Organizational Change.  Prior to graduate school, Carrie attended Belmont Abbey College where she earned a B.A. in Sports Management and began her collegiate athletic career. She was a pitcher for Belmont Abbey, as well as an outfielder, and was named to the 2nd Team CVAC All Conference as a pitcher.  Also while attending Belmont Abbey, Carrie was a member of the volleyball team for four years and was awarded to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll for both volleyball and softball.  Carrie began her coaching career in Charlotte in 2009 in before moving back to her hometown of Phoenix in 2012. Carrie has been working with youth softball players for over 10 years, coaching many girls into their collegiate careers. To read more about the pitching philosophy Carrie teaches which is based on research and the biomechanics of the female body, visit www.tincherpitching.com.

For rates and lesson availability contact Carrie directly at:
Phone Number: 602-828-0596

Evan White

Baseball & Softball Batting Lessons

Evan White is a former 4 year Brophy College Preparatory baseball player (and U of A grad) that trains baseball and softball players from 6 years old through the high school level. With Little League and high school level coaching experience, Evan is able to engage his students on becoming better ballplayers through hitting drills and positive reinforcement. In the past year alone, he has worked with over 100 players from around Arizona. He also worked with his sister Leah White, who is a standout softball player at Stanford University.

Baseball and softball players have been coming from all over Phoenix and Scottsdale for private batting lessons at The Scottsdale Batting Cages. Some of his students are at schools such as: Brophy College Prep, Horizon, Desert Mountain, Chaparral, Pinnacle, Shadow Mountain, & Sunnyslope.

Evan White has been teaching baseball and softball players who are, or have played in the following leagues: Scottsdale Miss Softball, Scottsdale Cal Ripken, McDowell Mountain Little League, Paradise Valley Girls Softball League, AZ Playball, and more!


Private Lessons Rate
30 Minutes (Batting Cage Included) $50
One Hour (Batting Cage Included) $90

Contact Evan White:

Johnny Bess

Johnny Bess is a baseball instructor at Scottsdale Batting Cages“My Mission is to teach proper fundamentals of Hitting, Catching and Fielding through Repetition. The best way to get better is to practice consistency daily. Unlike most coaches I also work on the mental aspect of the game to help build confidence on and off the field.

My greatest goal is to get my players to the next level… High School, College or Professional.”

Lessons Include Pocket Radar, Blast Motion and Diamond Kinetics Coaching Technology

  • Played 7 years MiLB with the Giants, Reds & Expos
  • 20 years coaching experience with 14 years at the High School and Collegiate level
  • Current Coach with Team Dinger program

Contact Johnny Bess:

Mo Mercado

Pitching & Hitting Instruction


Mo Mercado Softball Instructor at Scottsdale Batting CagesUniversity of Arizona All-American (2013-2017)
University of Arizona Graduate Assistant Coach (2017-2020)
Professional Softball Player USSSA Pride & Scrapyard Dawgs (2017-2018)
USA Women’s National Olympic Team (2018)




Contact Mo:

Phone: 951-852-3172

Cameron Bayne

* Drafted by Cincinnati Reds 2006 (Centerfield)

* Drafted by Chicago White Sox (Pitcher)

* Pitched 6 seasons with Chicago White Sox

* 10+ years Baseball Coach/Instructor