Coaches

The TCS Post Grad program has a top-notch coaching staff, many of whom are living on-campus, too. In addition to providing the players with a rigorous training program, the coaches conduct room checks, enforce curfew and study hall, and keep a close eye on all players.

(back, left to right) Recruiting Coordinator Coach Jeff Robinson, Head Coach Justin Cunningham and Hitting Coach Kirk Walker
(front, left to right) Assistant Coaches Addison Williams and Anthony Armstrong

 

Justin Cunningham, Head Coach

"I am excited to be a part of a program which will develop players to help them reach their goals.
The facilities are amazing from a great baseball stadium, top of the line indoor facility,
spacious weight room, to living arrangements on a golf course. The program is first class!"

Justin Cunningham
Head Coach
(214) 491-0353
Coach Justin Cunningham is excited about The Complete Showcase Post Grad team. Baseball has been a part of life at every level for Coach Cunningham, a native of Wichita, Kansas. He played high school baseball at Valley Center High School in Valley Center, Kansas, and went on to play at Pratt Community College in Pratt, Kansas, and then at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas.

While playing for Lyon College, Coach Cunningham earned a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Business Administration and Economics. While at Lyon, he was the first player in school history to hit for the cycle. He also was a two-time Academic All-American and received the Lyon College Champions of Character Award. After graduating from Lyon College, Coach Cunningham went on to earn a master's degree in Sports Administration from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.

Coach Cunningham is known for building baseball programs. His first head coaching job, at the ripe age of 26, was at NAIA Central Christian College in McPherson, Kansas, where he took over a program that was 3-46 the prior year and ranked dead last in the NAIA polls. In only two seasons, Coach Cunningham transformed the program into a 20-win program and set the school record in wins. Prior to taking over the program at Central Christian, Coach Cunningham coached for two years at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He took over as the recruiting coordinator for a team that finished 25-30 the previous year. Again, in only two years, Coach Cunningham transformed the program. In the first year, they won the NCCAA national championship and finished runner-up in the second year, as well as being in the top 10 in NAIA in multiple offensive categories. The team's overall record in his second year was 43-24, which set the school record in wins. Prior to Oklahoma Wesleyan, Coach Cunningham coached for one year at NCAA Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He was also a coach of a collegiate summer team, the El Dorado Broncos, which played in the prestigious Jayhawk Conference. In 2009, the Broncos had a 41-9 record and won the NBC National Championship.

Coach Cunningham and his wife, Whitney, have two sons, Conner and Brendan. They currently live in McKinney, Texas.

Logan Harrington, owner of The Complete Showcase, said this about Coach Cunningham, "Through my camps, I have interacted with hundreds of college coaches across the nation. I had my choice of whom to offer this job to and Justin Cunningham was at the top of that list! Any parent, including myself, would love to have their son play for Coach Cunningham!"

Jeff Robinson, Recruiting Coordinator

“I am eager to start the recruitment for this program. The numerous benefits for players
added with the advantage of an eligibility-free year will make my job very enjoyable. ”

Jeff Robinson
Recruiting Coordinator
(214) 491-0353
jrobinson@tcspostgrad.com

Coach Jeff Robinson, a native from Greenville, Texas, began his coaching career as the pitching coach at Cisco College in August 2008. During his three years coaching at Cisco, he helped lead the Wranglers to a (112-58) overall record. During his first year, he coached pitcher Justin Braddock, the conference leader, in wins (13), and had two other pitchers in the top 15 for wins in a single season. His pitching staff improved to third overall in ERA within the conference from seventh the prior year, second in fewest walks allowed, and third in opponent's batting average with a .262.

In the 2011 season, the staff led the conference in fewest walks allowed, the team improved to a 4.17 overall ERA, and were second in opponent's batting average with a .247. During his time at Cisco, he coached three pitchers who were drafted (Austin Salter- Reds, Michael Zouzalik- Rangers, Joe Aquino- Bluejays), 2 All- Americans, 5 All Region players, 24 NCAA Division I players, 27 Division II players, and 7 NAIA players.

In 2012, Coach Robinson moved to Ranger College for one year, and during his tenure, he helped 6 players move on to pursue their educational and baseball career at a university. After Ranger College, Coach Robinson moved into a position in the private sector before joining the staff at TCS Post Grad.

After receiving All State Honors as both an infielder and pitcher in high school, Coach Robinson moved on to play college baseball at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He finished his playing career at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Parks and Recreation Management at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Coach Robinson and his wife, Crystal, currently live in McKinney with their sons Tucker and Tye.

Kirk Walker, Hitting Coach

“Maintaining a program is completely different from building one from the ground up.
I love the opportunity that TCS Post Grad offers me and I can't wait to get started!”

Kirk Walker
Hitting Coach
(214) 491-0353
kwalker@tcspostgrad.com

A native of Bakersfield, California, Coach Kirk Walker spent last season coaching infielders and hitters at the University of Central Oklahoma. Coach Walker was drafted in the 26th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft by the Atlanta Braves and played three years in the minor leagues.

As a four-year starting shortstop for perennial powerhouse Oklahoma City University, Coach Walker was named the Sooner Athletic Conference and NAIA Player of the Year in addition to earning an NAIA Gold Glove award his senior year. Coach Walker helped lead the Stars to 207 wins and four consecutive NAIA World Series appearances. He had an immediate impact as a freshman, hitting .443 with eight home runs and 52 runs batted in and came back the next season to bat .410 with 12 doubles, eight home runs and 55 RBI. Coach Walker had a .392 average with 30 doubles, nine homers and 61 RBI as a junior in earning second-team All-Sooner Athletic Conference honors. He capped his career with a sensational senior campaign, hitting .423 with 99 hits, 24 doubles, eight homers and 72 RBI. He batted .416 for his career with 33 home runs and 240 RBI while setting OCU career records for at bats (897), runs (289), hits (373) and doubles (77). He earned a bachelor degree in Business Administration at Oklahoma City University.

Addison Williams, Assistant Coach

“Excited about shifting roles from a player to a coach.
I am eager to start working with players and changing lives!”

Addison Williams
Assistant Coach
(214) 491-0353
awilliams@tcspostgrad.com

A native of Trenton, Texas, Coach Addison Williams began his college baseball career at Mountain View College in 2011 after completing his high school senior year by leading his team to the Regional finals with a 10-0 record and a 0.74 ERA. He was recruited and played for TCS Post Grad Director, Logan Harrington. At Mountain View, he threw 60.1 innings in his lone season with the Lions. Since he was the salutatorian in high school, he only needed one year at Mountain View to receive his Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice. He received the Chancellor's award and was on the President's Honor Roll with his 3.8 GPA. He then transferred to Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to pursue a major in Criminal Justice.

During his tenure at Northeastern State, he appeared in 43 career games and made two starts at NSU. He owns a career 6-1 record and has pitched 46.0 innings, has conceded just 13 extra-base hits and 42 hits, while also tallying 35 strikeouts . . . single-game strikeout high is five (April 6, 2013 against Lindenwood). His longest-career outing was 4.2 innings against Emporia State (February 19, 2013). As a junior, during the 2013 season, he tossed 25.1 innings in 24 games as a reliever, made one start, recorded a 4-1 record with a 5.33 earned-run average and did not allow a hit in 13 relief appearances. He struck out 16 batters and allowed 23 hits and only gave up seven extra-base hits. He was also named on the 2013 MIAA Academic Honor Roll. During his senior year, Coach Williams and the RiverHawks advanced to the MIAA Final Four. Addison lead the team with a 2.70 ERA and appeared in relief in 25 of the teams 54 game schedule, had a 1-0 record, and only gave up 3 extra base hits during the season while striking out 13.

Coach Williams earned his Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice with a 3.93 GPA and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a 4.0 GPA from Northeastern State University. He lives in McKinney with his wife, Keshia.

 

Tyler Gniadek, Strength and Conditioning Coach

“We can completely change a players body in the 9 months with us.
I can't wait to drastically improve our players strength, size, and athleticism!"

Tyler Gniadek
Strength and Conditioning Coach
(214) 491-0353
tgniadek@tcspostgrad.com

Coach Tyler Gniadek is a native from Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is currently a professional Strength and Conditioning coach with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Right now, he is assigned as the strength coach for the Orem Owls (Single A team for the Angels). Before the Angels, he held internships with Triple A Sport Consultants and as a Strength and Conditioning coach with the Colorado Rockies. He started his collegiate career at nationally ranked Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas. In his junior year, he transferred to Central Christian College in McPherson, Kansas, where he was coached by TCS head coach Justin Cunningham. He helped lead the team to a school record 20 win season. While playing at Central Christian College, Coach Gniadek earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science.

Coach Gniadek is with TCS from Mid August to Mid February. He then reports to the Angels from Mid February to Mid August.