Staff Profiles

Athletics I

Baseball/Softball

Baseball & Softball

Justin Wills Chicago, IL Department Head
An Illinois State graduate, Justin currently coaches a freshman high school baseball team. He played community college ball and continued with club baseball after transferring to Illinois State. An all-around athlete, Justin also lettered in basketball and is an assistant varsity basketball coach. He’s coached both baseball and basketball at summer camps and clinics. Justin brings amazing energy and coaching experience to our baseball program!

Aaron Hendrix Tatum, TX
AJ plays baseball as a student athlete at Wiley College. He was a three-sport athlete in high school, lettering in football, baseball and basketball. Coaching is in the family; his father is a lifelong baseball coach and AJ continues in the family tradition. Welcome to Laurel, AJ!

Jacob Wilder Weston, CT
A camper for seven years, Jacob returns to his summer home in 2019. He lettered three years in baseball at Weston High School and honed his skills on the Laurel diamonds. University of Wisconsin freshman, we’re thrilled to have Jacob back at camp!

Reggie Hall Leland, MS
A Wiley College sophomore studying physical education, Reggie heard about Laurel through his coaches and teammates on the Wiley baseball team. A lefty pitcher who helped lead youth baseball clinics; this southpaw is excited for his first summer in Maine!

Kylee Lopez Norfolk, VA
Four-year catcher for Norfolk State University’s softball team, Kylee graduated after earning accolades for her work behind home plate and in the batter’s box. Her junior year she started all 50 games and set the Norfolk State single season home run record. She also holds the career record for most home runs. She’s coached travel teams, held private lessons and is ready to bring her experience to the Laurel diamonds.

Soccer

Soccer

Charlie Pilger New Haven, CT Department Head
Graduate Assistant at Wilkes College, Charlie returns to the Laurel pitch for summer #2. He played 4 years at Keene State and was an assistant coach there last season. Coaching is in his genes – his father is the head soccer coach at Trinity College and his brother assists at rival Eastern Connecticut State. An accomplished coach in his own right, Charlie directed a number of soccer camps for all ages and skill levels. Charlie makes sure the Laurel soccer program is in the back of the net! So great to have this returner back with us.

Matt Allsop Sheffield, UK
Matt joins us from across the pond having captained his high school team. He continues to play for Leeds Beckett University in addition to playing with numerous semi-professional clubs in England. He’s coached for several camps, after school clubs, and most recently a U13 boys’ team. Welcome to Maine, Matt!

Matt Luing Saddle River, NJ
A Laurel camper for seven summers, Matt returns for his first year on staff after his freshman soccer season at DePauw University. He’s coached through the Boys and Girls Club and competed in international tournaments in Europe. Thrilled to have Matt back at his summer home!

Payton Putzer Cartersville, GA
Payton plays Division II soccer at Young Harris College. An outdoor leadership major, she has experience babysitting and coaching. Twin sister Madison joins Laurel as part of our fitness team. We know you’re going to love it, Payton!

Zephrin Morse Easton, PA
A Wilkes University varsity soccer player, “ZJ” has experience coaching several soccer clinics and was the head coach of a youth team. Captained high school varsity team for two seasons. ZJ also manages the social media for Wilkes Men’s soccer program.

Zach Tone Easton, PA
Zach played keeper at Nazareth College and is transferring to play with assistant coach Charlie Pilger at Wilkes University. He’s coached private goalie lessons and captained his high school varsity team. Excited to see Zach between the posts this summer.

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