Meet The Team
Our Coaches are all highly experienced as either former college players/coaches, high school or select coaches, or have a level of pro baseball experience. Our goal as a staff is to develop players to a point that they can play at the college level, and be equipped to confidently pursue their baseball goals.
Owner & Manager, Camp & Clinic Trainer
Levi Lacey, Texas Rangers MLB Scout
Levi Lacey started Laces Baseball Academy
in 2005. Levi is currently a scout for the Texas Rangers and is the former head coach for Everett Community College. An 8-time coach of the year, he guided the Everett Trojans to the 2013 NWAC Championship. Levi has coached over 30 MLB Draft Picks, 4 MLB players, and developed hundreds of collegiate level players. As a player at College of Idaho he won a National Championship and was an All-American.
Camp & Clinics Trainer
Mike Gange, Chicago Whitesox MLB Scout
Mike graduated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School in 2008. He went on to play for Everett Community College and then at Western Oregon University. MLB PDP/USA & Area Code staff member, 2018-2021, Assistant Coach
Pacific University, 2016-17 season, Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
Bellingham Bells, 2014-16, Head coach ('16), Assistant ('14&15), University of Washington 2015-16, Graduate Assistant
Camp & Clinics Trainer
Kenny Muñoz, Kansas City Royals MLB Scout
Kenny's Bio & Picture Coming Soon
Laces Baseball Academy
Academy Catching/Hitting Instructor
Parker's Bio & Picture Coming Soon
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Academy Head Pitching Instructor
Mike's hometown is Marysville, WA. He graduated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School and went on to attend Everett Community College, William Penn University, City University, and Western Governors University. He was the 2003 NWACC North Region All-League Pitcher (1.50 ERA) and was a participant in the 2004 NAIA World Series, leading William Penn University in appearances and saves. Mike was the Pitching Coach for Everett Community College 2005-2011, And Laces head coach/pitching coordinator for 16u-18u from 2005 - present. He and his wife Katy have twin 10 year olds Avery & Dallas.
Academy Field Coordinator, 12u Head Coach
Kyle's hometown is Arlington, WA. He graduated from Pendleton High School in Oregon, where he played Football, Basketball, and Golf. He majored in Business and played golf at Bellevue Community College. Kyle has 21 years of coaching Select Baseball & Softball in our community, 5 years of coaching Middle School/High school football, and 5 years of coaching Select Basketball. When he's not coaching or watching his two teenage daughters play high school sports, his hobbies include Hunting, Golfing, & playing men's softball.
Academy Hitting Instructor, 14u Head coach
Donny's hometown is Marysville, WA. He graduated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School and went on to Everett Community College.
He was an All WESCO 1st base/outfielder 2004-2005, All NWAAC 1st Baseman 2006-2007. His coaching history includes Laces Baseball 2010-2016, Everett H.S. 2010-2012, Hitting/Infield Coach for both Crater H.S. & Grants Pass Nuggets 2018-2020. His hobbies are hanging out with his kids, playing golf, sports, camping, and spending time with friends and family.
Academy Infield/Hitting Instructor, 13u Head Coach
Nic's hometown is Marysville, Wa. He graduated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School where he was Varsity shortstop for 3yrs, and went on to attend college at Everett CC & Bradley University. He majored in Business- Management/Leadership, and was an infielder in college for 4yrs. A 2x fantasy baseball runner-up, Nic has coached with Laces for 2 years.
Nic's hobbies include Baseball, Working out, and puzzles.
Academy 14u Assistant Coach
Jeremy's hometown is Mountlake Terrace, WA. He attended Mountake Terrace High School where he received the Most Inspirational coaches award. He has coached baseball at Mountlake Terrace High School for 10 years, as freshman head coach and varsity assistant coach. He also served 4yrs as president and head coach of the Marysville Pilots organization. Jeremy's hobbies include golfing and coaching baseball and football.
Academy 13u Assistant Coach
Trey's hometown is Marysville, WA. he graduated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School where he was a 1st team All-league infielder his senior year. Trey went to Columbia Basin College, and from 2020 to present, has been the JV baseball coach at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.
His other hobbies include Weightlifting & Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.
Academy 12u Assistant Coach
Jared's hometown is Bellevue, WA. He graduated from Sammamish High School, and has been coaching youth sports since the 90's Jared started coaching for his little brothers and area kids, and went on to Coach young diamond sports for his older children. He then coached Lacrosse for over 5 years, and coached youth volleyball for several years. Jared's family is his wife Judie, and his kids; Sydney, Michael, and Olivia. His hobbies are baseball first but all other sports as well, movies, Star Wars, and Super Heroes.
Academy 9u Head Coach
Jake's hometown is Marysville, WA. He graduated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School where he was a 3yr Varsity Infielder. He then played for Edmonds Community College from 2003-04, where they were the NWAC Champs in 2003. From there Jake went to Missouri Valley College where he was a K-12 Education Major from 2005-07. He played there in the Heart of America Conference as First Team Infielder, Conferance Homerun Leader, and Team Captain. In 2007 Jake began playing Independent Pro Ball as an Infielder for the Reno Silver Sox and Anderson Joes. Jake's extensive coaching experience includes coaching for Seattle Stars Select, Rijo Athletics, Skagit Sox, Venom Baseball, and as Edmonds CC's Infield and Hitting Coach 2011-2014, winninc NWAC Champs in 2014.