Hank Lott - Master Instructor
Coach Lott is one of the area's top pitching coaches. Over the past 20 years, Hank has worked with both professional and amateur players. His pitching theories have been developed from working with some of the games top coaches, including Dr. Mike Marshall, Tom House, Rick Peterson, Dave LaRoche, Ralph Treuel, John Hiller, Glenn Abbott, Bob Apodaca, Al Jackson, Randy Neimann, Orlando Pena and Tim Kelly.
Hanks pitching career began at Chicagos Kenwood High School. In 1984, he led the city in wins, ERA and strikeouts and was named All-City, All-Area, Chicago Public League MVP and Top Lefthanded Pitcher in the Chicagoland area.
Hank headed off to the Arizona State University and in 1986 was picked by the Detroit Tigers in the 2nd round of the MLB draft (42nd pick overall). He played 7 years in the Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals and NY Mets organizations, reaching the AAA level before an arm injury ended his climb toward the big leagues.
After his playing career, Hank coached at both the Junior College and Division 1 College level and since 2002 has worked as a major league scout for the NY Mets, Oakland As, Kansas City Royals and Seattle Mariners.