Joe Lopez joined Gators Baseball Academy in the Fall of 2015 to assist in organizational development. Joe brings a wealth of knowledge, passion, and experience in helping not only businesses grow but people too.
From 1994 to 1998, Joe studied and played collegiate baseball at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. After 4-years, he had earned his Bachelors degree in Kinesiology.
After college, Joe went on to coach and mentor youth athletes for over 14-years; helping many coaches and industry professionals along the way. In 2018, Joe played an intricate role as the organization evolved from the Missouri Gators to Gators Baseball Academy. During this time, the organization expanded into central Illinois.
Currently, Joe resides in Naples, Florida with his wife (Candice), son (Johannes Jr), and daughters (Milena and Anasofia). Johannes Jr was a player in the GBA College Development program from 2019-2022 and now plays college baseball at High Point University.
Joe's personal aspirations for the club:
Create a safe, educational, and cutting edge environment for baseball and softball players looking to pour into this great game