Redbirds Staff

Redbirds Staff

FRONT OFFICE

 E.j. Basta  

Owner & President 

Owner and operator of 314 Sports Management. E.J. has been the President of the Redbirds since 2010. As a Redbird player from 1996-2002 E.J. is one of the most decorated players in Redbirds history, a 2006 Hall of Fame Inductee. Since taking over the Redbirds in 2010 the program has reached new heights in team and player success with over 120 players advancing to college & professional baseball since 2010.

Sam Basta

Vice President of 314 Sports Management. Sam has been a part of the Redbirds program since 1998 first as a player, then as a coach, and now as a coach/front office member. Sam was Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2006 MLB draft as a left handed pitcher. Currently Sam serves as the varsity baseball & softball assistant coach at Marquette High School.

Vice President

 Aaron Basler  

Vice President

Vice President of 314 Sports Management and member of the Redbirds staff since 2012, Aaron a Ste. Genevieve, MO native played his collegiate baseball at Missouri Baptist University. Coaching at the college level before joining the Redbirds, Basler brings a wealth of knowledge to the organization as a whole running the High School programs day to day operations.

Jake Wesley 

Jake serves as the head of operations and director of the Redbirds High School program. Coach Welsey works with players throughout the season on fundamental training and specializes in player recruitment and placement at the Collegiate level. Currently Jake serves as the JV coach at Marquette High School

High School Director &  Instructor

Eric Moser 

Eric has been a Redbird since 2008 as a youth player then four year high school player. Following his playing days he attended and graduated from Norte Dame University. Currently Coach Moser coaches and trains players of all age groups in the youth program.

Youth General Manager

 Matt Mokriakow  

Youth Coordinator &  Instructor

Matt Mokriakow has been with the Redbirds organization since 2016 and has coached High School and Youth teams in his time with the Redbirds. Along with being a Redbirds coach Matt is involved in the programming for the training of youth players within the Redbirds program.

 Jeramy Allerdissen  

Youth Coordinator & Lead Instructor

Jeramy has been with the Redbirds baseball program since 2008 serving many different roles throughout the organization. Currently Jeramy is the youth development coordinator for the St Louis Nike Redbirds baseball organization along with being the lead instructor at 314 Training Academy. 

Jacob Abraham 

Youth Coordinator & Lead Instructor

Jacob has been a baseball instructor for 10 years. Along with training Jacob has been a coach with the St Louis Redbirds for 8 seasons. While with 314 Training Academy he has worked with numerous high school players who have advanced on to play at the collegiate level.