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Jim Knight

"Opportunities don't happen...you create them"
Cabarrus County, North Carolina USA


Former pro baseball pitcher. Collegiate baseball and basketball player. 13 years as varsity head baseball coach at the high school level and 20 plus years as a professional baseball instructor. Spent last 25 years teaching. Motivator, innovator, public speaker, leader and team player looking to change my life and improve your business.


General Manager

Jul 2014 - Jul 2015
Ran all aspects of company operation, from payroll to budgeting to personnel and marketing. Led company to best ever year financially and was featured in Independent Tribune as a new business leader to watch. Created or assisted with creating new programs in the market through innovation and market research.

Head Coach

Aug 1997 - Present
Spent 13 years as a varsity head baseball coach and have also coached boys & girls basketball, softball and football. Been a professional baseball instructor for over 20 yrs. In charge of every aspect of my programs including social media, website creation, scheduling, practice organization, etc.

Pro Baseball Player

Feb 1994 - Sep 1996
Played for three teams: Erie Sailors & Johnstown Steal (Frontier League), Salinas Peppers (Western League). 1994 Frontier League All-Star, Playoff MVP and Pitcher of rhe Year for the champion Sailors. Pitched for USA team at World Championships in Haarlem, Netherlands in 1998.


Education - Masters
Jun 2000 - Jun 2002
Completed Masters in Education while coaching JV boys basketball, Girls Freshman basketball and Varsity baseball and teaching full time......with a newborn at home.

Education - BS in Social Science, minor in Exercise & Sport Science
Aug 1989 - May 1993
Played basketball (1 yr) and baseball (4 yrs) while completing my undergrad.

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