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Jake Epstein

The Lab is led by Jake Epstein, one of the top hitting instructors in the country. Jake is currently an MLB Hitting Consultant and former University of Missouri Hitting Coach. Jake played collegiately at Cal State Fullerton and professionally in the Angels organization.

Matt Juengel The Lab lead hitting instructor

Matt Juengel

Former Texas A&M Aggie and Miami Marlin, Matt joins the staff at The Lab after a 6-year professional baseball career that included All-Star team appearances at both the A and AA levels.

Lance Dobbins

Coach Dobbins, a Bryan High School alumnus, has been a professional pitching coach since 2002. Following his collegiate and professional baseball playing career, Coach Dobbins served as a scout and draft consultant for the Tampa Bay Rays. His teaching methods are geared toward the mental components of pitching and developing the biomechanics of delivery that give you the best chance for long term success and injury prevention. He joined The Lab at H3 in 2020.

Matt Langwell

Matt, a graduate of Rice University, was drafted in the 11th round of the 2008 Major League Amateur Draft. He helped the Rice Owls advance in back-to-back seasons to the College World Series. He played for the Cleveland Indians and Arizona Diamondbacks in 2013. In seven years of professional baseball, Matt spent no time on the disabled list, a testament to the training he utilized to keep himself in the best position to remain healthy. Matt joined HUSTLE3® Pitching in 2017, and The Lab in 2020.

Jae Fadde

Jae was a standout collegiate pitcher at the University of Southern Indiana. He holds a Master of Science degree from Purdue University, where he served as a Graduate Assistant for Purdue University Football. He’s a nine-year Southeastern Conference (SEC) veteran, including a seven-year stint at Texas A&M University working with both the football and baseball programs. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Texas A&M Athletic Directors Teammate Award. He served as Director of Player Development for the University of Missouri Tigers baseball program prior to joining The Lab in 2021.

Lukas Stauderman

Lukas is originally from San Diego, California, where he worked at the Brickyard Batting cage as a hitting and fielding instructor. He is currently a graduate student at Texas A&M studying Sports Management. Lukas joined The Lab in August 2020 and has a passion for developing youth athletes and instilling them with confidence at the plate and around the diamond. You may recognize him from our Friday night Sandlot games, as well as our weekly classes.

Mason Furlong

Mason is originally from the Houston, Texas, area where he spent 5 years coaching for the Saints Organization. Mason pitched and played first base at Temple College and Texas Southern University. At Temple, he attended the Junior College Fall All-Star game of 2016 as a pitcher, and helped Texas Southern win their 3rd Conference Championship in 4 years in 2018. Mason’s success on the mound and at the plate at the Junior College and Division 1 level has given him a unique knowledge-base for instructing both hitters and pitchers. He joined The Lab in the Spring of 2021.

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