Meet The CoachES
VR Baseball Camp 2017 in Montverde, Fl
VR Baseball Academy (VRBA)
President and Head Coach
Coach Rivera's goal is to spark the same passion he has for baseball, in his players through his program. Victor Rivera is originally from Salinas, Puerto Rico where he graduated from Interamerican University with a Bachelor degree in Physical Education. As a student athlete, Coach Rivera pitched at Texarkana College and played in the 2001 Junior College World Series in Grand Junction Colorado. He also pitched for Southern Arkansas University. Victor is also a graduate from Sports Management World Wide as a Baseball General Manager and Scouting. Victor Rivera played semi-professional baseball in Puerto Rico.
Victor started his coaching career in 2006 at Jarvis Christian College in Texas and went on to be named the Head Coach at Next Level America Academy in Puerto Rico prior to joining the Montverde Academy community in 2009. At Montverde, Coach Rivera has helped over 30 players achieve college scholarships. He had the pleasure of coaching a very successful group of players including Francisco Lindor First Round in the MLB Draft 2011, MLB player and All-Star with the Cleveland Indians, Alexis Rivera, Angel Alicea and Gabriel Garcia MLB draft picks.
Victor Rivera is now entering his 9th year at Montverde Academy as a Physical Education instructor in the Lower and Middle School Divisions. He was an Assistant Baseball Coach since 2009 and in 2016-2017 he had the opportunity to be the Montverde Academy Head Baseball Coach. Baseball opened many doors for Victor as a player and coach. Now he is pursuing his dream of providing a secure program where players can develop the skills needed to perform at a high level.
VRBA Pitching Coach
Originally from Ponce, Puerto Rico
Juco Cofeyville CC
University Saint Leo University
Profesional Milwaukee Brewers
Originally from Puerto Rico but raised in Orlando, Santiago played varsity baseball at Oak Ridge High. After that, he spent two decades serving in the U.S. Army, before embarking on a career coaching baseball that has spanned more than 23 years. Santiago has coached high school in Florida and Philadelphia, and college and junior college in Kansas. He also served as a special assistant in the minor leagues for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds.
Head Baseball Coach 13U
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Alberto Febles grew up in Ponce, Puerto Rico and from his youth he knew he would love the sport of baseball. Febles constantly kept up with teams of all levels, from Los Leones de Ponce, to the big leagues. For 20 years he’s trained baseball players as a certified Conditioning Trainer.
He’s worked with several teams in Puerto Rico, including teams from Peñuelas, Double A League of P.R. and softball teams from his hometown. He’s worked with MLB scouts and he truly believes that every dream you have can be achieved if you work hard for it.
VRB Assistant Coach
Originally from Clermont, Florida
Played baseball for over 14 years
Graduated from East Ridge in 2018
Studying at Keiser University for a Degree in
VRB Assistant Coach
2017-Present Assistant Coach at VR Baseball Corp.
2017 part of "Hope Shakers" in the South Lake League Men's church softball in Minneola, FL
2016-present playing with "San Jose" in the Softball League in Clermont, Florida
In 2010-2013 played for CETIS 18 High School in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
2013-2014 joined the athletic team in the first special force tournament in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
2013 Organize a baseball team for a tournament in the urban League of Group C "Little Giants" being in 2nd place of 12 teams registered in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
2013 selected for the tournament of the New values, they chose the best of each team of the urban League same name that was given for the team between 15 and 19 years
2013 summoned for a tryout that are called from the best in the leagues for the selection of the city "Los Águilas de Mexicali"