WE WANT OUR YOUNG SLUGGERS TO UNDERSTAND, WINNING IS NOT THE MOST IMPORTANT THING. THE IMPORTANT THING IS TO DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE AS A PLAYER
Teamwork, sportsmanship and attitude are just as important as winning . We want our players to develop a winning mindset. by asking themselves daily : “What have I learned? How can I apply what I have learned? As well as what have I done to improve myself and my team?”
We have a passion for baseball, and teaching its fundamentals. Our job as coaches is to lead by example, passing along our knowledge of the game, motivating ballplayers, and helping our players become the best they can be—on and off the field. we take pride in that responsibility.
We at Crush City Sports are excited to teach America’s national pastime and to help our players reach their potential, as they advance into their future. A saying we’ve taken to heart is this: “Today give all you have, for what you keep inside you lose forever!”
Est. in 2015, Crush City Sports is a non profit 501c3 Corporation based in Houston, Texas. It is our mission to teach the game of baseball and create an environment where young baseball players can work to achieve their dreams of playing.
Our coaches work to achieve this by playing in highly competitive leagues and tournaments. We also believe that through baseball we can help build character and determination that will truly be an asset for our players in their future endeavors.
At Crush City Sports, we are building young champions today to help them achieve their baseball dreams of tomorrow!
Crush City Sports is the starting point for your young baseball players future.
At Crush City Sports, we place high emphasis on our players’ development, and we train our kids to play with passion and hard work. Our experience and expertise is what makes us stand out from our competitors. We have positive coaching styles that teach players to play with good attitude and full commitment.
Our culture is ONE. We as the Sluggers collectively make up a network of a team and coaches who share a common philosophy of player development, competition, and exposure. A focused determination by all of us led our team to great heights and has set a standard that the Crush City Sluggers hold high. We value teamwork, family, commitment, and the game that we love. We are passionate about what we do and how we do it. We strive to get better every day, and that pursuit never ends, it keeps us all coming back. It is the Slugger in us. We play to achieve, we play to have fun, we play to reach the next level, we play for our teammates, and we play our way…the Slugger way.
Our culture is ONE, we are the Sluggers.
Coach Derrick Porter
Coach Derrick Porter developed a passion for sports at the age of 10. Derrick started his sports career at Eisenhower High School where he played varsity football from his sophomore year until his senior year. He graduated and continued his playing career at Butte Jr. college in Sacramento, CA. After receiving his associates degree from there, he received a scholarship to play at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX. where he studied Kinesiology. He likes to be hands-on with the program, and works year-round every day building the Crush City Sports brand. He is a loving father and husband that has a desire to better our youth’s future.
Coach Diondre Cooper
Coach Diondre Cooper is a Houston Native that has maintained an affinity towards sports and the development of youth athletes. Diondre attended Booker T. Washington High School for Engineering Professions where he lettered in two sports Basketball & Baseball. Diondre continued his education and Graduated from Texas Southern University. Diondre works relentlessly for the good of the team and is a tremendous resource to the Crush City program. He also has strong organizational, and business skills making the Slugger experience a very enjoyable and memorable one for all families involved. He is proud father of two and a loving husband.