Chris Gissell, Founder of Baseball Dudes

Chris has 17 years of professional Baseball experience (MLB Debut in 2004), 14 years as a player and 3 as a Minor League Pitching Coach. He is now developing youth baseball players in the Vancouver/Portland area full time.
Proud Partner…Jaeger Sports

We promote the importance of arm care and utilize the Jaeger J-Bands to keep our players healthy. Click on this pic to go to their product page in the Dude Swag store.
Baseball Dudes PRIVATE Training Facility

By Appointment ONLY
Little Lions

4-6 Year Olds...Every Sunday from 12-1pm
Little Lions

Talking base running with our Little Lions!!
Little Dudes (7-9 year olds)

Sundays 11-12pm & 1-2pm
Instructional League

August & September
Player Development Program

MST class...Mental Strength Training

Welcome to Baseball Dudes

Baseball Dudes is a family owned and ran business located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in Vancouver, WA.

Our mission is to guide and mentor our students, their families and our followers to a successful life on & off the field. Develop confidence. Teach the game. Instill character traits that help lead to success and help develop as many leaders as we can along the way. As you read through our Dudes Blog articles, you will see many for players but we also touch on Parenting and Coaching.

All of the content you see here at Baseball Dudes is 100% FREE. We hope you find something useful. Enjoy, spread the word and let’s use Baseball the best way we can to help our young ones prepare for a successful life.

“My purpose, MY WHY, is to provide for my family, while also doing everything I can to develop quality people through the many life lessons that Baseball provides daily.”

~Chris Gissell, Founder

17 Years Professional Experience. MLB debut 8/22/2004 with the Colorado Rockies. Retired from professional coaching on 10/31/14 to focus on family and developing youth baseball players full time.