Eric Deese, Head Coach Post 34 Senior Team
Post 34 is proud to welcome Coach Eric Deese back for his second season. Coach Deese is a 2013 graduate of the University of Alabama Huntsville with a degree in Business Management. While at UAH Coach Deese was a standout baseball player. He was named preseason All-American, finished as GSC All Conference, and  a 2nd team All Region player. He started his baseball career at Bevill State then moved on to Shelton State before finishing at UAH.Coach Deese has coached youth teams at all levels , working with players from entry level to assisting with his High School alma mater Tuscaloosa County High. Coach Deese is well connected within the Alabama college network and looks forward to bringing his first hand experience to help build both better baseball players and more importantly, better men.



 Assistant Coach Post 34 Senior Team -To be announced


 Collin Jolly, Head Coach High School Eligible Team 


Coach Jolly, a former Post 34 player, is currently finishing his Senior year as the starting 3rd baseman and relief pitcher at Martin Methodist College. Collin has coached players from youth ball to the high school level and has worked multiple camps and the fall league while at Shelton.  
Under the tutelage  of Coach Sprowl and Kimbrell while  at Shelton, Collin  will bring a  true "hands on" knowledge of current college baseball play. He will be an important asset in helping our  infield technique and developing sound pitching mechanics.
Prior to attending Shelton, Coach Jolly played at Sipsey Valley High School where he was team MVP, 3A All-State Shortstop, and a member of the West Alabama Super Nine


Zane Tyra, Assistant Coach High School Eligible

Coach Tyra was an All County pitcher at Tuscaloosa County High School in 2015. He is continuing  his career at Shelton State under Coach Bobby Sprowl. Zane played for the Post 34 Jr and Sr teams during his summers

Robey Smalley, Player Development Intern, Assistant Coach














​​Jack Smalley, Head Coach 15U Team
Coach Smalley returns for his eighth season leading our 15U team. With over 25 years of youth baseball coaching and umpiring experience, Jack is the "Veteran" coach in the Post 34 organization. Coach Smalley's History with Post 34 baseball runs back to the 1940's when his Father played on the Post 34 State Championship team. Coach Smalley has coached youth teams to numerous championships with the 2106 15U team winning the Alabama 15U state championship, and has over 320 wins in his career. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Coach Smalley played football for the legendary Coach Paul Bryant.  

Tyler Davis, Assistant Coach 15U
 Coach Davis continues in his third year as assistant coach of Post 34 15U after finishing his 2nd year at the University of West Alabama. Tyler was a successful two sport athlete at Holt High School lettering 4 years in both basketball and baseball. He played for Post 34 at both the 15U and HSE teams and was a standout on both teams as a middle infielder and pitcher. Tyler is a Math major with an interest in becoming a coach at the secondary school level.

 
 
Captain Brian Butler, USN,Post 34 Athletic Officer
Captain Butler entered military service in the United States Navy in 1991 as a Seaman Recruit. He received his commission in 1998 and has since served in the Defence Contingency Support Team, Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit, Carrier Strike Group TWO, and the Forth Navy Expeditionary Logistics Regiment along with several other units.
Captain Butler is still an active reservist and has served two extended deployments in the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom

Robey Smalley will join our staff this season as a player development intern.Robey recently finished his Jr. season at Washington & Lee University where he is majoring in Psychology and earned his 3rd varsity letter as a member of the baseball team. Robey will work with the players in all areas of the game with emphisis on the mental aspect of baseball. I encourage any player who feels the need for special attention in any area of his game to contact Robey. His experience will be a valuable addition and a great help to our coaches and program.