CAPTAIN SHREVE BASEBALL: Coach's Info

Head Coach-Todd Sharp- 318-773-5460- TSSHARP@caddo.k12.la.us

Airline High School
1991 State Runner-up (30-1) Nationally ranked #14 USA Today
1992 All-District Catcher
1993 All-District, All-City Catcher, Selected to LA High School All-Star game

BPCC
1994 All Conference, Regional Runner-up
1995 Single Season and career homerun leader

Centenary, BS 1998
1996, 1997 Led team in Homeruns in 97
1998 Student Teacher and Asst. Baseball Coach at Byrd

LA Tech, MS 1999
1999, 2000 Graduate Asst., duties included coaching first base, local recruiting, outfielders, and catchers

2001, 2002 Asst. Coach at Huntington High School

2003, 2004 Head Coach at Huntington High School

2005, 2006, 2007 Asst. Coach at Captain Shreve

2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Head Coach at Captain Shreve

Coach Sharp has been at Shreve for 7 years and taught Math in Caddo Parish for 11 years. He is in his 14th year of coaching baseball. His wife Janean is a Speech Therapist and they have two boys, Gray 7 and Andrew 4. They recently celebrated their 10 year wedding anniversary.


Varsity Coach-J.D. Stephens

Coach Stephens is currently in his eigth season with the Gators. Coach Stephens has been the Head Freshman Coach, Head JV Coach, and now is the Varsity Assistant Coach. He graduated from Haughton High School in 2000 where he was an All-Dist and All-City player his Junior and Senior seasons. He continued playing at BPCC and earned his Associates Degree. Coach Stephens received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Studies and Special Education from Louisiana State University in Shreveport.

His hobbies include golf, running, and spending times with his family. He recently completed his first marathon in Dallas. He and his wife Courtney have a daughter Emily who was born June 6, 2008.

Coaching Achievements:
Head Coach: Freshman record for wins 24-5 in 2005

Assistant Coach: 16U American Legion State Champions, National Runner-up in 2005, 5A District Champions and Quarterfinals in 2005, 17U American Legion State Champions in 2006, 4A District Champions and State Champions in 2006, 4A District Champions and State Runner-up in 2007, 5A District Champions in 2008


Pitching Coach-Mitch Fant

Southwood High School (Class of 1989)
1988 All-District Pitcher
1989 All-District Pitcher

1994 BS degree from LSU-S   

1994-2000 Assistant Baseball Coach at Byrd High School
2001-2006 Assistant Baseball Coach at Southwood High School
2007-2010 Head Baseball Coach at Southwood High School
2010 Head Freshmen Football Coach at Captain Shreve High School
2011 Assistant Baseball Coach at Captain Shreve High School

Coach Fant teaches Civics and Free Enterprise at Captain Shreve High School. He has been teaching and coaching for 17 years in Caddo Parish. His wife Jennifer, works for International Paper and they have two children. Sydney is 11 years old and Blake is 6 years old. Coach Fant was the starting pitcher for the LSU-S Pilots in the programs first baseball game. Coach Fant was selected to be the Head Coach for the 2010 West All-Star Baseball Team.


Junior Varsity / Varsity Coach-Casey Elkins

High School

2007 4A State Runner up at Captain Shreve, Set record for wins in LA with 37, District Champions

2008 5A District Champions, All-District Pitcher, All-City Utility, .320 AVG, 22 SB, 7-2 with 1.70 ERA

2009 5A All-District Pitcher, All-City Utility, .345 AVG, 28 SB, 4-2 with 1.53 ERA

Coaching Accomplishments:

2010 Freshman Head Coach with 20-6 record. Won Bossier JV Tournament.

Recovering from Tommy John surgery, taking medical redshirt at BPCC.

Girlfriend Jessie and dog Rue.


Freshmen / Varsity Coach-Chris Phillips

Captain Shreve
1994-1997 4 year starter
1996, 1997 All-District, All-City Catcher, Selected to LA High School All-Star game
1997 All-District Football

Northwestern State University
1998 All Southland Conference, made All-Tournament team
1999 All Southland Conference

LSU
at LSU: batted 344 7 HR 44 RBI senior year
2001 Played for legendary coach Skip Bertman
2002 LSU’s leading hitter in post-season .419avg, best fielding percentage on team

Seattle Mariners
2002 Signed with Mariners organization
2003 Played with minor league Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, led team in average at All-Star break
2004 Retired

Has a Doctorate degree in physical therapy, currently working at Cornerstone Rehab

Girlfriend Ashley and dog Biscuit