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Mark "Pudge" Gjormand

Owner/GM

Hitting Director

Head Coach, Madison H.S.

Phone: 703-975-4124

Head Coach Mark “Pudge” Gjormand finished his 23nd season at the helm of the James Madison High School baseball program in June 2017, and his 31st season coaching high school baseball. Under Gjormand, the Warhawks have won 14 Liberty Conference Championships in the past 16 years. In 2016 Gjormand was named Conference Coach of the year for the 6th time and Region 6 Coach of the year for the 4th time.  Gjormand's many other honors include Home Plate Club’s high school coach of the year, the National Baseball Coaches Association (BCA) East Coast coach of the year, and a finalist for the BCA’s national coach of the year award.

Prior to becoming Madison’s head coach, Gjormand served as an assistant at Langley in 1987 and as the top varsity assistant under longtime George C. Marshall High School head coach Dean Sissler from 1988-95. Gjormand has grown up in the coaching profession, learning from the likes of Mike Skinner, Neil Callahan, Pete Bendorf, Chuck Welsh and Scott Rowland. During the offseason, Gjormand concentrates his efforts on Directing the MVP Baseball School located in Reston, Va. as well as MVP International Athletics; Sending athletes from across America overseas to compete and see the world through athletics.

Gjormand became a proud member of the BCA in 2002; He became the mid-atlantic district representative in 2004;  In 2008 he was nominated to the executive committee, serving his one year term as President in 2010-2011. He is currently serving on the National Ranking Committee and 2017 was his 5th time speaking at the National Conference.

Gjormand resides in Herndon with his wife, Beth, a 1987 Madison graduate. The Gjormands have three children, Samantha (18), Josh (16) and Trevor (12). Beth and the three children are staples at each of the Warhawks’ games. “I am married to the best Mom in the world,” Gjormand said. “I thank the Lord every day. I am truly blessed.” The Gjormands enjoy traveling as well as spending their weekends and summer vacations away at their beach home at Ocean City, Maryland.

Morgan Spencer

Pitching Director

Head Coach, South Lakes H.S.

Rick Freeman

Catching Director

Head Coach, Fairfax H.S.

Eli Facenda

Pitching Instructor

MVP International

Mike Binns

Pitching Instructor

Assistant Coach, Marshall HS

Theron Bell

Instructor

Assistant Coach, Centerville H.S.

Galvin Morris

Catching Director

Assistant Coach, Oakton H.S.

Chris Metz

Head Coach, Herndon H.S.

TJ Ehrsam

Instructor

Assistant Coach, Madison H.S.

Nathan Heggestad

Instructor

JV Coach,  Robinson Secondary School

Justin Janis

Head Coach, Oakton H.S.

Bill Wilkinson

Assistant Coach, Fairfax H.S.

Scott Findley

Instructor

Hitting Instructor

Billy Rice

Head Coach, Stone Bridge H.S. Softball

Scott Rowland

Head Coach, Centerville H.S.

Chris Campbell

Pitching Instructor

Assistant Coach, Centerville H.S.

Carlos Soto

Head Coach, South Lakes H.S. Softball

Melissa Vedder

Assistant Coach, South Lakes H.S. Softball