Joey has a dynamic teaching style and has shown an ability to help players with their confidence almost immediately.  His strong work ethic and attention to detail helps him connect with his students.  Joey throws great batting practice and demonstrates the proper baseball swing with ease.
— Matt Walbeck

Specializes in Baseball- Batting, Fielding, Catching and Pitching

 

Prior to joining the Walbeck Baseball Academy staff, Scott provided private lessons at Diamond Sports Training in Sterling, VA. Scott attended Bucknell University for his undergraduate studies, where he received a B.A. in International Relations with a minor in Spanish in 2012. He went on to earn a M.S. in Applied Information Technology from George Mason University in 2015. 

Playing Career:

Scott grew up in Reston, VA where he attended South Lakes High School. He went on to earn 4 Varsity Baseball letters, starting at 3rd base during his Freshman and Sophomore seasons, before transitioning to his natural position of Catcher for the remainder of his high school career. As a Senior, he earned First Team All District, First Team All Region, and Honorable Mention All Metropolitan (DC, MD, VA) honors after pacing the team in average (.500), slugging percentage (.828) and on-base percentage (.549). Additionally, Scott earned 2 Varsity Football letters and served as a team captain on his way to All District Honors as a Senior.

While at Bucknell University, Scott was part of the 2010 Patriot League Champion team that went on to lose in the regional to the University of South Carolina. He saw time as a DH during his Sophomore year and took over full time catching duties as a Junior and Senior. In total, Scott played in 120 collegiate games with a career average of .266. Scott had a knack for being able to build strong trust and rapport with his pitching staff and was able to neutralize opponents’ running game through his defense. He was also named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for two seasons.