Training & Lessons

We offer classes for every level, and each class is capped at 15 people so everyone can get the individual attention they need. All classes are first-come, first-served, so please contact us to schedule your class. If a class gets full, our trainers are happy to give personalized pointers. Lessons are available by appointment only. 

Email Gooch Greer at goochgreersma@gmail.com for lesson scheduling options

 
 

Catching Lessons

Appointment Only

Catching Lessons will be taught by Gooch Greer.

Lessons will consist of both fundamentals and mental training. Fundamentals will consist of teaching the proper stances, receiving, blocking, and throwing. Mental aspects will include understanding your pitchers and hitters, relationships with umpires, communication with fielders, and more

For Baseball & Softball

Hitting Lessons

Appointment Only

Hitting Lessons will be taught by Charlie "Jersey" Munroe. 

Not all hitters are the same. Charlie will adapt to each athletes different swing by using tee work and other drills. He will work on the absolutes of the swing which means hand path, balance, and body control.

For Baseball & Softball

Pitching Lessons

Appointment Only

Pitching Lessons will be taught by Gooch Greer, Charlie Munroe, and Charlie Puleo.

Charlie Puleo is a former MLB pitcher. He played with the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, and Atlanta Braves. He was the head coach of William-Blount High School for 10 seasons. Charlie now is a partner with the Sports Page Radio Show.

Fielding Lessons

Appointment Only

Fielding Lessons will be taught by Gooch Greer and Charlie Munroe. 

Fielding lessons will consist of both infield and outfield work. Athletes will learn the proper way to field a ground ball and catch a fly ball. They will also be taught the proper footwork for each position. 

 

Basketball Lessons

Appointment Only

The newest addition to Smoky Mountain Athletics is our basketball lessons. Basketball Lessons will be taught by Jerry Burns. 

Jerry Burns played collegiate basketball at Asbury University in Kentucky.  After leaving Asbury, Jerry played semi-professional basketball in Canada.  He is currently playing for a start-up semi-professional team, the Smoky Mountain Black Bears, in Sevier County, Tennessee.  

Jerry coaches Spring AAU youth basketball teams for both boys and girls, and coaches a boys team for Seymour Junior League.  He has experience coaching youth players from ages 5 to 18.  

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Speed & Agility Training

Appointment Only

Speed and agility are often the most overlooked quality in athletic development. This training will consist of jump rope, cone drills, agility ladders, sprints, and other drills to improve speed and quickness. 

Contact us to schedule your class today.

Strength & Cardio Training 

Appointment Only

This class will combine a fast paced version of both cardio and weight lifting. It is a fun variety that allows you to accomplish both cardio training while strengthening the muscles. 

This class is for both beginner and intermediate lifters. We want everyone to know that this is a fast paced class so please be prepared. 

Contact us to schedule your class today.

Weight Training

Appointment Only

Learn good form and what it means to reach your threshold. We’ll teach you how to breathe and warm up properly, so you can safely build the muscle groups you need.

This class is for both beginners that are just trying to get a start and those more experienced that are looking for more structure. 

Contact us to schedule your class today.

Basic Strength Training

Appointment Only

In this advanced series you’ll determine your weight class and learn how to properly do a deadlift, squat, and bench press.

Contact us to schedule your class today.