The Diamond Mine is committed to excellence by providing athletes with a well equipped, well staffed wholesome, baseball and softball training facility that is a challenging, productive learning environment for athletes at all ages and prepares these athl

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BJ Richmond

Pitching/Hitting Instructor

Richmond comes to the Diamond Mine after a 5 year professional career of playing baseball. Richmond during his tenure at the diamond mine has helped coach our showcase team, and has helped successfully teach many kids proper pitching mechanics. Richmond was an accomplished player and has many awards, and honors listed below.

High school

  • 3 time All-conference
  • All-State
  • Made State games
  • East/west game
  • North/South game
  • East coast showcase

College

  • University of South Carolina under coach Ray Tanner
  • Spartanburg Methodist
  • All Region X
  • All Decade team
  • 2004 7th round draft pick by Los Angeles Dodgers

Coaching/Instruction

  • 8 Years hitting instruction
  • Two Years Diamond Mine Showcase team head coach