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MEET THE COACHES

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JULIUS JONES
Co-Founder / Ballers Head Coach

  • Former NFL Running Back (Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks, New Orleans Saints)

  • Over 5,000 NFL Career Rushing Yards / 22 Touchdowns 

  • NFL All-Rookie Team (2004)

  • Ed Block Courage Award Recipient

  • 2 Time NFL FedEX Player of the Week

  • In 2006, Julius and his brother Thomas became the first brothers in NFL history to rush for 1,000 yards in the same season

  • Played College Football at Notre Dame where he holds the following records:

    • Single Game Rushing Record

    • Three 200-Yard Rushing Performances in a

    • Single Season

    • Career Kickoff Return Yards

    • All-Purpose Yards

  • Lives in Ft. Lauderdale with his wife (Kelly)and 2 sons (Julius, Andre)

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RICHARD GIANNOTI
Ballers Baseball Coordinator

  • Raised in Ft. Lauderdale

  • Played High School Baseball at St. Thomas Aquinas (First Team All State Outfielder)

  • Drafted by San Francisco Giants (2001- out of High School)

  • Played College Baseball at the University of Miami (Lead UM to 2 College World Series Appearances)

  • Drafted by Los Angeles Angels (2004 - after Junior year)

  • Played 9 Years Professionally

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ROBBY SCOTT
Ballers Pitching Coach

  • Graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School (2007)

  • Played for Broward College (2007-2009)

  • Played for Florida State University (2009-2011)

  • Lead FSU to 2010 College World Series Appearance 

  • Drafted and played for Boston Red Sox (2011-2018)

  • Made his Major League Debut (2016)

  • Received the Tim Wakefield Community Service Award (2017)

  • Member of the Boston Red Sox World Series Championship Team (2018)

  • Played for the Arizona Diamondbacks (2019)

  • Played for Monterrey Sultanes of the Mexican Baseball League (2021)