Ted Stenberg capped his seventh year of college summer league coaching by leading the Niagara Power of the New York Collegiate League to their first-ever league championship in 2019, finishing at 34-12-1.
“The quality of coaches I had with me, who I found after a six or seven week search, shared my vision for a summer season, the message that we gave to the players stayed consistent throughout the summer – come to the ballpark with energy every day and be coachable, was the key to winning that championship,” Stenberg said in a phone interview.
Stenberg is a graduate of the University of Tampa, where he pitched for two years. One year of independent league and four years of collegiate playing experience, along with six years of collegiate and five years of high school coaching, round out Stenberg’s portfolio.
Among the players that Stenberg has coached, thirteen were selected in the Major League Baseball draft, 2010-2016, and five were free agent signees. Three of those players were on 2019 Major League rosters: right-hand pitchers Art Warren with the Seattle Mariners and Trevor Richards with the Tampa Bay Rays, and left-hand pitcher Travis Bergen, who worked 19.2 innings with the Giants and is now with the Rays AAA-affiliate Buffalo Bison.
Colton Taylor from Tahoka, TX played his freshman year at McPherson College in McPherson, KS. He transferred to Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, NM where he played baseball and graduated with honors and earned a Bachelor of Science degree.
Taylor's primary role includes working with the infielders and recruitment. He oversees all infield instruction and development, as well as assisting Coach Jarreau with the offense. Taylor is currently pursuing his MBA at University of The Southwest
Taylor began his coaching career in Lindsborg, KS at Bethany College where he primarily worked with outfield, while assisting with infield and hitting. In the summer of 2019, Taylor was hired by Arthur Stenberg as the Infield Coach of the Niagara Power of the New York Collegiate Baseball League. During his time at Niagara Falls, Taylor coached over 15 Division-1 players including MIF Kyle LaPlante of Purdue University, Dylan McNary of Villanova University, Isaiah Corry of Binghamton University and Branden Sanford of Houston Baptist. The Power were 34-12 and went on to win the NYCBL Championship.
Taylor will serve as the hitting and infield coach for the Rebels, during his second stint coaching under Stenberg
Logan Colvin is an assistant/pitching coach at Russell County High School in Seale, AL. He has five years of coaching experience, two years at Demopolis High School and three years at Russell County High School. Under his help, both schools have had many successes including: a 122-33 overall record, the number one and two pitchers for strikeouts in Alabama during 2018, the number one pitcher for strikeouts in 2019, achieved the number one ranking in 6A for Alabama during the 2018 and 2019 seasons, many collegiate baseball signees, and one player selected in the Major League Baseball Draft in 2018.
Colvin is a 2012 graduate of Snead State Community College and a 2015 graduate of the University of West Alabama, majoring in Social Science Education. He played collegiately for four years at both Snead State and West Alabama. Recently, completing a master’s degree from Troy University in International Relations.
Wyatt Moore, a Silver Lake, KS native, played two years of college baseball at Sterling College, in
Sterling, KS. At Sterling, he was part of a consistent winner as the team’s he was part of clinched the NAIA Opening Round both seasons he was there. As a player he spent time as a two-way player his freshman year, and then was moved into a more permanent role as a Pitcher as a sophomore. Before his sophomore season could begin, his playing career ended from a shoulder injury. From there he transferred to Wichita State where he received his B.A. in Sport Management and graduated Cum Laude. He also received a M.Ed. in Sport Management the following year.
Last year, Moore was hired as the assistant baseball coach at Arizona Western College, an NJCAA
Division 1 program in Yuma, Arizona. While at Arizona Western College, Moore was the assistant hitting coach, outfielders’ coach, 1st base coach, and the Director of Strength and Conditioning for the baseball team.
Prior to moving up to the collegiate level, Moore spent two seasons as the Assistant Baseball
Coach/Hitting Coach at Belle Plaine High School in Belle Plaine, KS. While there, Belle Plaine saw their offense ranked in the top 15 in their class in multiple categories, thus helping lead the Dragons to their first winning season in school history.
In the summer of 2019, Moore served as the Hitting Coach for the Park City Rangers in the KCBL, a
collegiate baseball summer league in Wichita, KS, where it was his first college coaching experience. Prior to coaching at Belle Plaine High School, Moore spent one semester as a Graduate Manager for the Wichita State Shocker Baseball Team. He also spent one season as a Volunteer Assistant Coach at Wichita Collegiate High School, in Wichita, KS where he helped lead the Spartans to their first winning season in the three years prior.
Moore will serve as the assistant hitting coach, outfielder’s coach, and catching coach for the Rebels.