Driven Elite Baseball

Driven Elite Baseball is focused on providing quality coaching and training methods to help each individual reach their highest potential. Development is the key to unlocking success. We pride ourselves on teaching each individual to focus on the process, in order to see the results.

College Prep Academy

The Academy focuses on skills training/instruction and includes custom performance training programs for each individual.

  • Thursday 7-8:30PM
  • Sunday 6-7:30PM
$299
per month
twice per week
$30
drop-in

Services

Video Analysis & Recruiting

Using Pro Grade Tools, we will measure and analyze your baseball metrics that will be compiled into a recruiting video for you.

  • Hitting: Exit Velocity, Launch Angle, Bat Speed
  • Pitching/Position Throwing: Throwing Velocity, Accuracy
  • Performance: 60-Yard Dash, Pro Agility
$299

Mental Coaching

In a mental coaching session, you will be one-on-one with one of our professionally experienced coaches, learning different facets of the game. Everything from approaches at the plate, routines on the mound, pre-pitch mental ques, to much more. Each session is tailored to your needs/wants to improving the mental side of your game.

$50
30 minutes

Private Baseball Lessons

Personalized lessons tailored towards each individual’s hitting, fielding, or pitching needs.

$60
1 Session
$230
4 sessions
$440
8 sessions
Thirty
Minutes
$90
1 Session
$340
4 sessions
$640
8 sessions
Sixty
Minutes

Cage Rental

$60
One hour
One cage

Coaches

Aaron Westlake

Owner, Baseball Director

Aaron received his Bachelors of Science degree in Financial Management at Vanderbilt University. He played baseball at Vanderbilt from 2008-2011, earning All-American, All-SEC, and Academic All-SEC honors throughout his 4 years of playing.  In 2011, he was a part of Vanderbilt’s first College World Series appearance. He was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the [...]

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Aaron received his Bachelors of Science degree in Financial Management at Vanderbilt University. He played baseball at Vanderbilt from 2008-2011, earning All-American, All-SEC, and Academic All-SEC honors throughout his 4 years of playing.  In 2011, he was a part of Vanderbilt’s first College World Series appearance. He was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 3rd round of the 2011 MLB draft, where he went on to play 4 seasons in the Detroit Tigers organization. Throughout his career at Vanderbilt and with the Detroit Tigers, he was able to play with and against some of the best players in the world, and coached by some of the best coaches in the game of baseball.

Ryan Riddle

Pitching Instructor

Coach Ryan began training at Driven Elite in January 2018. Throughout his time at Euless Trinity High School, Coach Ryan was the two-time first team all-area pitcher, as well as the two-time North Texas Pitcher of the year. He also holds the Euless Trinity record for innings, wins, and strike-outs. Coach Ryan attended North Central [...]

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Coach Ryan began training at Driven Elite in January 2018. Throughout his time at Euless Trinity High School, Coach Ryan was the two-time first team all-area pitcher, as well as the two-time North Texas Pitcher of the year. He also holds the Euless Trinity record for innings, wins, and strike-outs. Coach Ryan attended North Central Jr. College where he was starting pitcher and held the freshman strikeout record. He furthered his career and education at the University of Texas at Arlington where he was starting pitcher, the winner of the Southland Conference Tournament and MVP award, and he currently holds the Southland Conference record for most consecutive scoreless innings pitched. Finishing his education at Texas Wesleyan University, Coach Ryan was the starting pitcher and currently holds the school record for lowest career ERA and strikeouts. His professional baseball career includes his time with the St. Louis Cardinals, Ft. Worth Cats, Grand Prairie Air-Hogs as their starting pitcher. Coach Ryan was also the starting pitcher and pitching coach for the San Angelo Colts, as well as the closer for the Chico Outlaws.

Matt Faulkner

Sport Specific Skills Specialist (Football & Baseball)

Matt played football at Fresno State University, Mt San Antonio College, and San Jose State University where he graduated in 2011 with a BA in Psychology.  He won a National Championship in Junior College at Mt SAC and his final season at SJSU was one of the most successful for a quarterback in Spartan history.  [...]

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Matt played football at Fresno State University, Mt San Antonio College, and San Jose State University where he graduated in 2011 with a BA in Psychology.  He won a National Championship in Junior College at Mt SAC and his final season at SJSU was one of the most successful for a quarterback in Spartan history.  After graduating, he received an offer to sign with the Oakland Raiders as a Free Agent but declined as he desired to pursue opportunities beyond playing football.  Matt was at Liberty Christian in Argyle from 2014-2017, where he was an elementary PE teacher and coached football and baseball for the Warriors.  One of the quarterbacks he coached and mentored during his time there is current Texas A&M quarterback Nick Starkel.

Jacob Buchanan

Hitting Instructor

Coach Jacob is originally from Alabama where he received a 4-year scholarship to play baseball at Martin Methodist and earned a BS in Exercise Science/Criminal Justice. He’s lived in Texas since 2015 and has been in the fitness industry since high school nearly, which is nearly 10 years of expertise. Jacob creating his own success [...]

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Coach Jacob is originally from Alabama where he received a 4-year scholarship to play baseball at Martin Methodist and earned a BS in Exercise Science/Criminal Justice. He’s lived in Texas since 2015 and has been in the fitness industry since high school nearly, which is nearly 10 years of expertise. Jacob creating his own success story by losing weight and overcoming many obstacles in his fitness journey, which has helped him train and coach others through their goals and lifestyle change to live a healthier life. Playing college baseball helped him develop the drive, discipline, and determination it takes to be successful in not only the gym but in life as well.

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1800 E State Highway 114, Suite 101
Southlake, TX 76092

817-416-0606

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3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy, Suite 329
Grapevine, TX 76051

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