GameChangers Baseball Academy

GameChangers Baseball Academy

5.0 (5)
3 hires on
10 employees
14 years in business

About this pro

I take on students as low as 4yrs old and all the way to college/ pro

i have taken in students that were finding their way in the game of baseball and have taken them on to be very productive in high school and some have taken it on to the college/pro 

I work out of a facility that I helped build 

Wheelhouse academy of baseball now 365 academy 

and I will help build that academy as will 

I am very passionate about my work.  I only coach and do provide instruction as a living, so I get to do what I  absolutely love    Which is teach  Mentor and  inspire    

 I get asked all the time what is your expertise 

 My expertise is in, inspiring belief 

 You have to believe it to achieve it 

you can find me on  Instagram @coach_thomas_   

See some of my workouts and the different tools and ways I teach. 

“ I love I’ve what I do “ 

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Richmond, CA 94804
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5 Reviews


  • Dorothea Tolliver

    He was very patience and teaching some techniques skills and seeing improving in my son.

  • Jhanis Gonzalez

    My son has gain a ton of confident since he started practicing with coach Thomas

  • Mike Norton

    Deep baseball knowledge balanced with life skills/character development

  • Eugene Lee

    My son used Thomas Gary for private pitching and hitting lessons. Saw him almost once a week. Took him from totally raw to someone who knows what to do on the mount. Thomas cares about his kids, about their development.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

First time students , are given a Eval/  assessment test on the skill that is being Taught. 

Then a couple of drills to work out the  kinks 

and sent home with Homework to help build and drill the Muscle memory

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

i have studied baseball for over the past 27yrs and was invited to work in a facility after bringing my team and my nephew in. I have worked as a full time coach and instructor for the facility for 8yrs 

The facility was wheelhouse academy of baseball but is now called 365 academy 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

My Normal updated  rate is $75 per student per hr and $50 for half hr 

How did you get started teaching?

I got started by going into the facility with my little league team , and the owner saw my passion and my  ability to teach..  and asked me for a meeting, in this meeting he asked me if I ever thought about  being an instructor, I was like, I just do it for the kids.  He went on to say , I’ve been watching you and you have a way of teaching/coaching that I would like to bring in to my facility...  I have been instructing since that meeting 9 yes ago 

What types of students have you worked with?

I have work with as low as 4yr old 

and workout with some prospects and pro guys 

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

funny that you asked this  question,  as I just left an event in Atlanta Georgia MVP mentoring viable prospects     Lots of AC MlB guys run the tournament with a lot of coverage from colleges and pro scouts    

 I’m also fond of Perfect game events  

And also the Norcal World Series or there’s tons of coverage from division one schools and pro scouts

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

 Look for someone that can relate, that has passion  and not in it for the money    

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

 Depends on the age of the student and the skill level     

 Younger kids don’t understand the many components of a swing ,  so it would be hard for them to  fully understand what they’re looking for   

 An older guy that has experience ,  can’t come in and say I’m wrapping too much or  i’m not tracking the ball   And we can work together to figure it out