Prior to starting YBC Coach Jolliffe spent several years coaching at KC 3&2 and Showcase baseball at the youth and HS ages. He is entering his 7th season as the Head Coach of our 18U team and is the head of the organization.
Raytown High School
Southwestern Iowa Community College
Iowa State University
Coach Franklin began as a grad assistant at Wentworth CC when his playing days were finished. He spent 2 years as an assistant coach there and is entering his first year as the Head Coach of that institution. Beau is also entering his 3rd year as a Head Coach in our organization.
Pleasant Hill HS
Greenwood HS (Sedalia)
YBC Alum (2012)
Coach McGowan has many years of experience coaching at the youth and high school levels. He is entering his 3rd year as an assistant with us.
Played at William Chrisman HS
Started collegiate career as a dual sport athlete (Baseball and Basketball) at Missouri Valley College.
Transferred to CMSU in 1983 played two years of Varsity baseball. While at CMSU (UCM) Coach McGowan was named all MIAA first team pitcher and MIAA pitcher of the year in 1985.
He was drafted in the 4th round by the Boston Red Sox, 121st overall pick. Donnie played 5 years of Minor League baseball.
Coach Doughty is an extremely experienced coach who has spent his entire life in the game. He has over 20 years of youth coaching experience at all levels. Prior to YBC Jon spent several years in the Raytown American Legion organization as a head coach and an assistant at the 18U level. He is entering his 6th season as the assistant coach on our 18U team.
4 years at Oral Roberts University
Coached pitching for 1.5 years at YBC
Also a Certified Athletic Trainer with a corrective exercise certification
Experience as an NFL Athletic Training Intern
Played for Newton High School in Newton, Kansas
Played for three years as a collegiate pitcher, two years at Hesston College and one year at MidAmerica Nazarene University
Student Coach, Graceland University 2013 — 2014
Assistant Coach, Missouri Express 2014 — 2015
Assistant Coach, Junior Varsity Post Legion 2014 summer
Assistant Varisty Baseball Coach, William Chrisman High School 2015-present
Assistant JV softball Coach, William Chrisman High School 2015- present
Raytown South HS 2005-2009
Longview Community College 2009-2011
Graceland University 2011-2013
Edmonton Prospects Summer 2012
• First Team All-Conference HS (2007/2008-2008/2009)
• Ban Johnson League Hustle Award winner (Summer 2011)
• Ban Johnson All Star (Summer 2009, 2010, 2011)
2nd place finish Gold Glove in the HAAC in 2012
Jimmy is the current Head Coach at Raytown South HS. He has been coaching in the HS ranks for 20 years. He is entering his 4th season with YBC.
Oklahoma State University
While at Oklahoma State Coach Barragan was a 2-time All American. In 1986 he was named mid west regional MVP. In 1987 he was named to the All Tournament team at the College World Series. In 1999 Jimmy was inducted into the OSU Baseball Hall of Fame.
Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1987 in the 19th round. Played 4 years of minor league baseball.
1 year at Harris-Stowe State University
Grandview High School 2 years
Raytown High School 1 year.
Played 4 years of Baseball at Grandview High School
Scholarship to K-State as a Catcher. Scholarship to Hesston College (transferred out of KSU) as a C/1B.
Finished playing career at SLU/Harris-Stowe University as a Scholarship Catcher Own 15 hitting records at Grandview and 3 hitting records at Hesston. 1x
All-State Catcher in Missouri 1x 2nd team All-American Catcher at Hesston NJCAA
3rd year coaching for YBC (1 as assistant, 2 as head coach)
Grain Valley HS
Blue Springs South HS
YBC Alum 2013-2014